May-June issue of JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland

May-June issue of JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland

The May-June issue of "JMI: The Journal of Music in Ireland" is now available…

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Purists All: traditional Irish music and the ‘purist’ myth
Little captures the imagination like the idea of the ‘traditional music purist’ – the concept appears to be as popular as ever – though for reasons, argues Toner Quinn, that have little to do with music…

Traditional Music Review: ‘Invisible Fields’ by Iarla O Lionaird and ‘Rian’ by Liam O Maonlai
Vincent Woods

Song, Music and Dance in Joe O’Connor’s Star of the Sea: Some pedantic pickiness
Fintan Vallely

New Work Notes – Memory from one to infinity: Nono/Feldman/new work by Irish composers/ Sligo New Music Festival 2006
John McLachlan

‘Don phobal as a dtainig se’ – Rionach ui Ogain: a saol agus a saothar
Ciaran O Con Cheanainn

Composer Interview – Missing Persons : The Voices of Ailis Ni Riain
Bob Gilmore

Festival Review: Steve Reich RTE Living Music Festival 2006
Jurgen Simpson

Vocal Musics of the Past
Tom Munnelly reviews ‘Caointe agus Seancheolta Eile: Keening and other Irish Musics’ by Breandan O Madagain

Live Reviews
Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, Jane Hughes and Lorcan MacMathuna
Michael Buckley’s ‘Translations’
Mostly Modern Festival ‘06
Dublin Guitar Quintet
i-and-e festival ‘06

Recent Publications
Comprehensive listings of new CDs, DVDs, books articles & scores (provided by the Irish Traditional Music Archive and the Contemporary Music Centre)

May-June Music Guide
The only two-month guide to upcoming concerts, festivals and sessions

Images from the Archive
Drawing made 14 July 1977 by artist Eamonn O’Doherty of fiddle-player and raconteur John Loughran, Pomeroy, Co Tyrone

plus letters, notes and much more…

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