Funding for Opera and The Arts Plan Funding for Opera and The Arts Plan Roger Doyle The huge cost of old operas limits funding for every other music activity in this country, argues composer Roger Doyle.
Songs of Irish Rebellion Songs of Irish Rebellion Terry Moylan A review of the re-issued Songs of Irish Rebellion: Irish Political Street Ballads and Rebel Songs, 1780-1900, by Georges Denis Zimmermann.
RTÉ's First RTÉ Living Music Festival Raymond Deane A preview by Artistic Director Raymond Deane of the first RTÉ Living Music Festival on 2-27 October, 2002, at the Helix, Dublin 9, with Featured Composer Luciano Berio.
What We Won't Tell the Visitors this Summer What We Won't Tell the Visitors this Summer Toner Quinn Traditional musicians and Aosdána.
Knocking on the Castle Door: A Place for Traditional Music at Third Level? Fintan Vallely Making the case for traditional music as an independent area of study in the Irish education system.
Will the Real Composer Please Stand Up? Will the Real Composer Please Stand Up? Eric Sweeney How does a young, or even a not so young, composer find their voice today? Is there a 'right' or 'wrong' way to go? Is one style more valid than another?
Look Who's Talking! Barra Ó Séaghdha A look at the current state of reviewing in jazz, traditional and classical music in Ireland.
Euro-Paddy Land Desi Wilkinson Traditional music and the Irish diaspora in Europe.
Silver on Silver Thrills Itself to Ice Mark Patrick Hederman Reading recent debates in JMI, one could be excused for thinking that there must be a misunderstanding about the term ‘music’, argues Mark Patrick Hederman.
Piano Concerto Piano Concerto Ronan Guilfoyle Ronan Guilfoyle previews his Piano Concerto at the National Concert Hall on Friday 16th August, 2002, with Conor Linehan (piano) and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Laurent Wagner, conductor).