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Music in independent Ireland since 1921

Joseph J. Ryan

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The ten volumes of lyric verse with musical settings by Sir John Stevenson that Thomas Moore published had found wide favour in polite society on both sides of the Irish Sea. Their success in ... More


Global Practices

Patricia Shehan Campbell

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the acquisition by children of musical knowledge in selected environments, with attention to the role of music within their ... More


Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West

Peter Gough

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039041
eISBN:
9780252097010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039041.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

At its peak, the Federal Music Project (FMP) employed nearly 16,000 people who reached millions of Americans through performances, composing, teaching, and folksong collection and transcription. This ... More


The Bach Heritage

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the musical heritage of Johann Sebastian Bach. It mentions a commentary by a critic who recognized in Bach's music the perfection and culmination of all that his predecessors ... More


A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Samuel Charters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book tells the entire story of a century of jazz in New Orleans. Although there is still controversy over the racial origins and cultural sources of New Orleans jazz, the book provides a ... More


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