November/December 2004

Amhráin Chomhaimseartha Gaeilge: Cá Bhfuil Siad?

Amhráin Chomhaimseartha Gaeilge: Cá Bhfuil Siad?

Dá n-úsáidfí amhráin nuachumtha chun sláinte teanga a thomhais, is fadó gur chóir an Ghaeilge a bheith clúdaithe ó chois go ceann i mbindealáin agus líonta go cluas le drugaí....

Published on 1 November 2004

Breandán Ó hEaghra is a member of the contemporary Irish language group Rís and Director of Meas Media.

Pedal with Your Ear

Pedal with Your Ear

In a new series of articles, experienced instrumental teachers share their thoughts on various aspects of instrumental tuition. Each issue wil focus on a different instrument.

Published on 1 November 2004

Réamonn Keary is a piano teacher at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin.

Editorial: Online Survey

Editorial: Online Survey

Many thanks to those of you who took the time to fill out our online survey. The responses have been detailed and full of good ideas, and we intend trying to bring as many of them as possible to fruition over the coming year.

Published on 1 November 2004

Toner Quinn is Editor of The Journal of Music. His website is www.tonerquinn.com.

Listen Here, Pipers: Uilleann Pipe Teaching Today

Listen Here, Pipers: Uilleann Pipe Teaching Today

What influences students of the uileann pipes today? Is the role of the solo performer being overlooked? Uileann piper Robbie Hannan looks at some of the issues through drawing on his own experience of teaching.

Published on 1 November 2004

Robbie Hannan is an uilleann piper and is Curator of Musicology at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.