brendankeane’s thirty-six comments
Re: The blurry border between classical and traditional European music.
Beethoven studied Irish music more than any other European folk tradition. Ode to Irish Airs is a fine album. Mozart & Frank Kelly had collaborations. John Field invented the nocturne and exploited Irish music normally. Henry Flood has an important study ... more…
The blurry border between classical and traditional European music.
There are more examples in Irish music of composers and compositions the expose the classical quality of traditional music. John Field for example wrote "A favourite Irish Dance arranged as a Rondo" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_d2rOBxNbA. I'm interes... more…
Re: Seán Tyrrell & Wild Atlantic Music Tours
This looks like a great opportunity. more…
Arthur Sullivan’s Irish Symphony, 1864
The composer from the Gilbert & Sullivan collaboration also worked with an Irish composer from Tralee named Arthur O'Leary. I'm trying to locate their Irish works. Like Beethoven, and Viktor Herbert, and Stanford, and many other classical composers, they ... more…
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Re: The Rolling Waves
Is the Clan March of the Maguires a different tune from the Rolling Wave jig? more…
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Re: Ceol & Teanga Opportunity in Conamara
I live in a part of Ros Muc called Turloċ. Carolan has a lovely air ascribed to him called Caoineadh Tiarna Gaillmhe, the Lament for Lord Galway, but also a great composition commemorating a very down to earth affair called O'Rourke's Feast, which Jonath... more…
Re: Paddy’s Green Island
PW Joyce: more…