A Short History of Irish Traditional Music


Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

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ISBN: 9781847178732 SKU: 29282 Category:


A concise but comprehensive history covering 2,000 years of musical traditions.

This book traces the history and development of Irish music, exploring:

Music in Early and Mediaeval Ireland. The impact or Norman, Tudor and Stuart rule on Irish culture. The curse of Cromwell. The music of the 18th century exiles. Pipers, spailpíns an patriots in pre-Famine Ireland. Quebec to the Klondike: The Great Famine diaspora. Recordings and radio at home and abroad. Ennis, Ó Riada and the Fleadh.  The Chieftains, Riverdance and the new millennium.

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Weight 202 g
Dimensions 198 × 130 × 16 mm


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