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Review: ‘Ó Am go hAm/From Time to Time: Tutor, Text and Tunes’ Tommy Peoples

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Review: ‘Flowing Tides. History & Memory in an Irish Soundscape’ Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

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Review: Harp Studies Sandra Joyce & Helen Lawlor (Eds.)

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Review: Call to the Dance: An Experience of the Socio-Cultural World of Traditional Breton Music and Dance – Desi Wilkinson

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War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: The Ethnographer’s Tale – John Baily

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The Three Forges Cork Gamelan Ensemble

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Review: Ireland’s Harp: The Shaping of Irish Identity c. 1770 – 1880 – Mary Louise O’Donnell

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Review – Brass Bands of the World: Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making

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Brass Bands of the World: Militarism, Colonial Legacies, and Local Music Making Suzel Ana Reily and Katherine Brucher (eds.) Farnham: Ashgate, 2013 ISBN: 978-1-4094-4422-0 Download Review PDF In the joyful and unapologetically biased forward to this volume, Charles Keil sets forth with an inscription (I presume of his own devising): “Yes to the Dionysian blown […]

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Book Review – Icelandic Men and Me: Sagas of Singing, Self and Everyday Life

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Icelandic Men and Me: Sagas of Singing, Self and Everyday Life Robert Faulkner Farnham: Ashgate, 2013 ISBN 978-1-4094-4976-8 Download Review PDF This publication focuses on the role of singing in the community, with a strong focus on the male population. It is inspired by the author’s twenty-year stay in rural North-Eastern Iceland, where he taught […]

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Korean Musical Drama: P’ansori and the Making of Tradition in Modernity

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Korean Musical Drama: P’ansori and the Making of Tradition in Modernity Haekyung Um Farnham: Ashgate, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7546-6276-1 (HB) ISBN 978-1-4724-1455-7 (eBook) Download Review PDF P’ansori is a Korean musical drama for solo voice accompanied by drum. Typically performed with minimal stage setting and props, the soloist narrates and sings epic tales in an archaic […]

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