New Frontiers by Damien Kelly and Ciaran Farrell
New Frontiers, a CD by guitarist Damien Kelly of music composed by Ciaran Farrell, was recently launched at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.  Both former students of the RIAM, Kelly has since... Read More
New Tommie Potts CD
Marking the centenary of Tommie Potts' birth in 1912, RTÉ has just released only the second commercially available recording of the Dublin fiddle-player who died in 1988. Claddagh Records formerly... Read More
Resurgam and the Irish Baroque Orchestra perform Messiah
Beginning in Triskel Christchurch in Cork tonight, followed by Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin tomorrow, and St Nicholas Collegiate Church in Galway on Saturday, the annual performances of Handel's... Read More
Dave Brubeck (1920–2012) Performs 'Take Five'
In this video, Dave Brubeck, the pianist and composer who has died aged 91, performs his famous piece 'Take Five'.
Programme on Computer Music in Ireland
A recent RTÉ Lyric FM feature focussed on the history of computer music in Ireland. Why Music Can't Stay Still was written and presented by Brian Connolly and 'explores computer music in Ireland from... Read More
The Music Theory Song
This song, titled 'Intervals Roasting', with lyrics by David Rakowski, attempts to encapsulate the fundamentals of music theory in just over two minutes. You can download the sheet music here.--JM –... Read More
A Birthday Rendition of Tallis' Forty-Part Motet
Richard Bloomfield, a chorister in the Christ Church Catherdral Choir, Dublin organised a performance of Thomas Tallis' forty-part motet, Spem in Alium, for his birthday. 'I gathered together around... Read More
Myles O'Reilly on Ernst Reijseger
Film maker, Myles O’Reilly has released a short homage film about the improvising cellist Ernst Reijseger in action teaching and performing in his hometown of Amsterdam. “This is the film I have... Read More
Archive Footage of Messiaen on Debussy
In this archive footage of one of his analysis classes at the Paris Conservatoire, the composer Olivier Messiaen apologises for his 'composer's voice'. Messiaen is talking about and playing excerpts... Read More
Carol Keogh Fundraising for Solo Album
The singer and songwriter Carol Keogh, whose former ventures include the bands Tycho Brahe and the Plague Monkeys, is fundraising to produce a solo album. The album, which will feature Keogh's... Read More