The overwhelming technology and commercialism of Leonard Cohen's concerts diminish even the great minstrel himself, writes Bob Quinn.
In an extract from his forthcoming book on Ireland's oriental and maritime heritage, film-maker Bob Quinn looks at the musical connections between Ireland and the Arab Lands.
A response Bob Quinn, the maker of the Atlantean films, which traced connections between Ireland and North Africa, to 'Sean-nós singing and exoticism', a review by Lillis Ó Laoire of two sean-nós singing CDs, which appeared in the
Dear Editor,For some time I have listened in distress to Phil Coulter's 'Ireland's Call' at rugby internationals.
Popular appeal should be none of the serious composer's business, argues film-maker Bob Quinn.