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A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

W. E. Vaughan (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This series provides a significant scholarly project in modern Irish history. In nine volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and ... More


Synge, Music, and Edwardian Dublin

Harry White

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge’s formative years as a writer (1893–1901) were spent abroad, but his earliest artistic impulses and training were expressed through music. The history of late Victorian and Edwardian music in ... More


An Buachaillín Bán: Reflections on One Queer’s Performance within Traditional Irish Music and Dance

Nicholas Gareiss

in Queer Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

Helen O’Shea asserts that ‘Irish’ and ‘queer’ are mutually exclusive identifications in the discourse of Irish nationalism and Irish traditional arts. If indigenous Irish cultural practices are ... More


Finding Your Own Voice: Mythologizing and Ritualizing Belonging at the Irish World Academy

Helen Phelan

in Singing the Rite to Belong: Ritual, Music, and the New Irish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190672225
eISBN:
9780190672263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190672225.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 3 introduces the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and its emergence as a key site of cultural debate and performance in the 1990s. It explores ways in which mythology, symbol, and ... More


Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Despite its isolation on the western edge of Europe, Ireland occupies vast amounts of space on the music maps of the world. Deeply rooted in time and place, yet viscous and nomadic, Irish songs, ... More


’Tis the Company: Irish Traditional Music as Social Medium in the Age of Social Media

Timothy J. Cooley (ed.)

in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042362
eISBN:
9780252051203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a series of vignettes concerning contemporary uilleann piping, the social nature of tune transmission, the persistence of personal style, and tradition as conversation. It ... More


Elizabeth J. “Ibby” Grace

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

“I sort of ‘think in music’ in the same way Temple [Grandin] says she ‘thinks in pictures,’ ” states the autistic professor, social activist, and singer Elizabeth J. “Ibby” Grace. “Music was the ... More


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