Axel Klein

Redefining 'Irish Music' in America: Making the Case for Irish Classical Music
Fed up with the international notion of ‘Irish Music’ as simply ‘Irish traditional music’, musicologist Axel Klein travelled from Bonn to the USA last October to try and change some American minds. He tells JMI readers how he fared.
Dear Editor, In defending Harry White against what I perceived as a personal attack by Patrick Zuk I have come under attack myself from four sides. As the arguments of Patrick Zuk, Barra Ó Séaghdha, Séamas de Barra and Eoin Hegarty are...
Dear Editor,In a downright tour-de-force, Mr Patrick Zuk has turned a lengthy book review into a vicious attack on the views of Harry White on the development of music in the history of ideas in Ireland (JMI, March-April 2002, pp. 25-30). In doing this, he...
A review of two recent CDs by Irish composer Raymond Deane.