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David Keenan, Quatuor Mosaïques, Quiet Music Ensemble, Martin Hayes and Alexander Gavrylyuk for Kilkenny Arts Festival

David Keenan, Quatuor Mosaïques, Quiet Music Ensemble, Martin Hayes and Alexander Gavrylyuk for Kilkenny Arts Festival

David Keenan, Quatuor Mosaïques, Quiet Music Ensemble, Martin Hayes and Alexander Gavrylyuk for Kilkenny Arts Festival

Patrick Rafter and Michael McHale, Crash Ensemble, Mark and Marichka Marczyk, Michelle and Louise Mulcahy, and Irish Chamber Orchestra also performing this August.

Published on 19 June 2019

Room for Everyone

Room for Everyone

Room for Everyone

In the final review from our Journal of Music/Clare County Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Deirdre Clare writes about the latest recording from one of Clare's most renowned traditional musicians.

Published on 28 February 2018

Deirdre Clare is a piano player and singer and writes her own material, both classical and contemporary folk. Her piece for viola and tape, 'Fite Fuaite', was chosen by Roger Doyle to be included in a series of contemporary music concerts and she has recently written music for Barry Casey’s play, 'Another August'. Deirdre teaches piano at Coole Music in Gort.

A Way In to India

A Way In to India

A Way In to India

How can musicians from other cultures find a way in to Indian music? That was the challenge that faced Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill and Matthew Noone when they recently travelled to India for a series of performances.

Published on 5 May 2015

Matthew Noone has studied North Indian classical music on sarode with Sougata Roy Chowdhury from Kolkata and K. Sridhar in the UK. He is currently undertaking a PhD through Arts Practice in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in the University of Limerick and is an Irish Research Council scholar.

Just Cooney

Just Cooney

Just Cooney

With personal perspectives from Martin Hayes, Christy Moore, Tony MacMahon, Luka Bloom and Iarla Ó Lionáird, Paul O'Connor attempts to take in the vista-like contribution that the enigmatic Steve Cooney has made to Irish traditional mu

Published on 18 September 2012

Arís

Arís

Arís

Triúr Arís is the second album from the trio of Peadar Ó Riada, Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, featuring twenty new pieces composed by Ó Riada, and dedicated to the memory of Muiris Ó Rócháin.

Published on 29 May 2012

Martin Hayes and the Tradition

Martin Hayes and the Tradition

Martin Hayes and the Tradition

In 2008, fiddle player Martin Hayes received the TG4 Gradam Ceoil award. Toner Quinn explores the work of an artist who has walked new ground in traditional music.

Published on 1 March 2008

Toner Quinn is founder and Editor of the Journal of Music and a lecturer in publishing at NUI Galway. His website is www.tonerquinn.com.