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Music in the Primary School Music in the Primary School Forum for Music in Ireland A submission on music education to the Government from the Forum for Music in Ireland.
Golfballs Out, Containers In Donal MacErlaine A review of a new CD that comes from a project involving composers, furniture designers and clarinetist Paul Roe.
A Case in Point! Joe Brennan The art of getting your musical instrument onto a plane.
A Bouncer's Viewpoint Benjamin Dwyer Composer and Director of the concert series Mostly Modern, Benjamin Dwyer, discusses performance issues in the contemporary music scene.
Nua Traditional / Ceol Nua Dúchasach Rossa Ó Snodaigh Kíla multi-instrumentalist Rossa Ó Snodaigh suggests a new way of looking at traditional music practice today.
Lost in the Loop - Liz Carroll Ciarán Somers A review of a new CD by Irish-American fiddle-player and tune composer Liz Carroll.
Seachanges / Orchestral Music – Raymond Deane Axel Klein A review of two recent CDs by Irish composer Raymond Deane.
Singing Between the Cracks Bob Quinn Popular appeal should be none of the serious composer's business, argues film-maker Bob Quinn.
My Music is A Four-Letter Word ('Ceol') Frank Corcoran Composer Frank Corcoran's 'Borrisokane Transcendental Theory of Truth' in music.

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