Most Read Articles on the Journal of Music (26 April–1 May)

Brendan McGlinchey

Most Read Articles on the Journal of Music (26 April–1 May)

Brendan McGlinchey, Willie Clancy Summer School cancellation, Eoin Brady Leaves RTÉ Lyric FM, reviews of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and Hilary Woods, podcast interview with Cathy Jordan, and Northern Ireland Emergency Fund for Artists

1. RIP Fiddle-player Brendan McGlinchey
Renowned fiddle-player, composer and teacher passes away.

2. ‘I’m disappointed for the teachers because their commitment is second to none’: Willie Clancy Summer School Cancelled for First Time in Its History
Pandemic causes cancellation of 48th traditional music summer school.

3. ‘The funding model for public service media … is not working’: Eoin Brady Leaves RTÉ Lyric FM
Senior producer and manager of Lyric FM record label leaves station for university role.

4. Humours of the Sea
Singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh’s latest album ‘Thar Toinn / Seaborne’ explores themes of the ocean and our cultural connection to it. Sadhbh O’Sullivan reviews.

5. Podcast: ‘Folk music… can’t be underestimated as a source of huge inspiration’: An Interview with Cathy Jordan of Dervish
For the latest episode of the Journal of Music podcast, Toner Quinn spoke to singer Cathy Jordan about her work with the group Dervish.

6. Digital Concert Planner: 27 April–3 May 2020
This week’s digital concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your digital concert included next week (5–10 May), please add it to our listings.

7. Arts Council of Northern Ireland Announces Emergency Fund for Artists
Freelance artists, creative practitioners and performers can apply for grants of up to £5,000.

8. Language of Trauma
Singer-songwriter Hilary Woods recently released ‘Birthmarks’, a follow up to the acclaimed ‘Colt’. Andrea Cleary reviews.

9. Join Our Community of Donors
We are building a community of donors to support our work into the future. Join today.

10. Nostalgia, Decay and Defiance
Pianist and composer Xenia Pestova Bennett recently released her new album ‘Atomic Legacies’ on Diatribe Records. Anna Murray reviews.

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Published on 1 May 2020


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