‘From time immemorial a strange wedding custom has been observed in the West of Ireland, young men – known as the Straw-Boys – who have not been invited to the ceremony, and who care to present themselves in the disguise shown in our...
The Jerome Hynes Commission Opportunity for Young Composers, IrelandDeadline: 31 December 2009Open to composers under the age of 30, who are resident or domiciled in Ireland.
LISTINGS FROM THE CONTEMPORARY MUSIC CENTREContinued from October–November 2009 Works Received, August – September 2009Buckley, John, Lullaby for Deirdre [n.d.], gui.de Bromhead, Jerome, Guitar Sonata No.
LISTINGS FROM THE IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC ARCHIVEContinued from October–November 2009CDs PUBLISHED 2009Baileys, The, singing in English, A Song for Ireland, Toucan Cove Entertainment TC1105Caladh Nua, vocal & instrumental group, Happy D
The Harpers Connellan: Irish Music of the late 17th century
The full range of views currently being aired on the state of copyright and illegal downloading was starkly illustrated in the responses of Mike Hanrahan and Scott McLaughlin to my article (Aug–Sept).
For nine years, I have been poised as a magazine publisher, ready to leap into the virtual world entirely. From about 2006, I was expecting it every month. It has yet to happen.
Classical/Early CD Review Andrew McGregor Sat, 9:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection Sarah Walker Mon–Fri, 10:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollection Composer of the Week Donal...