Up to two composers will be selected to take part in the residency, which runs until summer 2012.
We asked Paul Flynn, Head of Traditional Arts at the Arts Council, to elaborate on why this award was being reinstated, and what he hoped it would achieve.
Last month, we followed composer Judith Ring to a rehearsal of her new work 'To pull an eerie twist' in Dublin's Liberties.
12 Points! Stavanger, 11–14 Feb – Dublin’s 12 Points!
Richard Wagner: Self-Promotion and the Making of a Brand byNicholas Vazsonyi (Cambridge University Press) examines the innovativeways in which Wagner made himself a celebrity, promoting himself usingevery means available: autobiography, jou
Josephine Foster, Graphic as a Star, Firerecords (FIRE 136)
Ensemble ICC, Daniel Bodwell (double bass), Emmet Byrne (oboe, cor anglais), National Concert Hall, Dublin, 9 December 2009
ictus, Flagey, Brussels, 3 December 2009
Will Vinson (alto saxophone), Lage Lund (guitar), Ben Street (bass), Jochen Rueckert (drums), JJ Smyth’s, Dublin, 17 January 2010
Snakes and Ladders; Daniel Figgis (drums), Cormac Figgis (bass), Roger Doyle (piano), Mark Scully (drums), Colum Jordan (bass), Brian Ó hUiginn (uilleann pipes), Conor Brady (guitar), Symphony Space, New York City, 8 January 2010
Hard TimesKilliecrankie, Perthshire Highlands – It was during a production meeting for this issue that The Journal of Music learnt of the death of the folk singer Kate McGarrigle.
Shakuhachi Chamber Music Composition Competition 2010, AustraliaDeadline: 26 February 2010Open to all composers. Works for shakuhachi with piano trio (piano, violin, cello), dur. 10-15 mins.
Classical/Early CD Review Andrew McGregor Sat, 9:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection Sarah Walker Mon–Fri, 10:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollection Composer of the Week Donal...
LISTINGS FROM THE CONTEMPORARY MUSIC CENTREContinued from Dec. 2009–Jan.
LISTINGS FROM THE IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC ARCHIVEContinued from Dec. 2009–Jan. 2010CDs PUBLISHED 2009Brady, Paul, singing in English, Welcome Here, Kind Stranger, PeeBee Music PBMCD018.
Heather O’Donnell, Responses to Ives, Mode Records (Mode 211)
Fidil, 3, FID002CD
Cian Ó Cíobháin, An Taobh Tuathail, Vol. III, Psychonavigation (PSY 034)
The full range of views currently being aired on the state of copyright and illegal downloading was starkly illustrated in the responses of Mike Hanrahan and Scott McLaughlin to my article (Aug–Sept).
LISTINGS FROM THE IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC ARCHIVEContinued from The Journal of Music June–July 2009CDs PUBLISHED 2009Carey, Tom, concertina, Tom Carey, Glór GL0002Comhaltas Craobh na gComarach, instrumental & vocal, Cúil Cheoil, Comhalt
Classical/Early CD Review Andrew McGregor Sat, 9:00am bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection Sarah Walker Mon–Fri, 10:00am bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollection Composer of the Week Donal Macleod Mon–Fri,...
LISTINGS FROM THE IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC ARCHIVEContinued from The Journal of Music April–May 2009CDS PUBLISHED 2008–2009Blackthorn Band, instrumental & vocal group, The River that Runs Below, Hobgoblin Records HOBCD1009, 2008Burke, Ke
CLASSICAL/EARLYCD Review Andrew McGregor Sat, 9:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection Sarah Walker Mon–Fri, 10:00am www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollection Composer of the Week Donal Macleod Mon–Fri, 12:00pm www.bbc.co.uk
Welcome to the first issue of The Journal of Music.Our philosophy is simple: we look for the bigger picture in musical life, and we ask those at its coal face – musicians, composers and listeners – to write about it.We connect across genres
Ireland Baltimore Fiddle Fair Baltimore, Co. Cork 7.5.09 – 10.5.09 Ceardlann Earraigh Celbridge, Co.Kildare 4.4.09 ceardlannearraigh.comCeiliúradh an Earraigh Coleman Music Centre, Gurteen,...
Classical/EarlyCD Review – Andrew McGregor, Sat, 9am, www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection – Sarah Walker, Mon–Fri, 10am, www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollectionComposer of the Week – Donal Macleod, Mon–Fri, 12pm,...
Classical/EarlyCD Review – Andrew McGregor, Sat, 9am, bbc.co.uk/radio3/cdreview/Classical Collection – Sarah Walker, Mon–Fri, 10am, bbc.co.uk/radio3/classicalcollectionComposer of the Week – Donal Macleod, Mon–Fri, 12pm, bbc.co.uk/radio3/co
Continued from JMI July–August 2008CDS PUBLISHED 2006–2008Boyle, Kathleen, piano accordion, singing in English & Irish, An Cailín Rua (The Red-Haired Girl), Boyle KTR001CD, 2008Brunel, Frank, & Vincent Rosinach, flute & fiddle,.
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Continued from JMI March–April 2008Works Received, February 2008 – April 2008Ball, Derek, Un amour de Carolan , vc. Ballooning and Bathyscaphing , fl hrp [Irish]. Mettre de l’ambiance 3 , 2 vn va vc. The Woods Around Me...
Continued from JMI March–April 2008CDs Published 2007–2008Ainslie, Ross, & Jarlath Henderson, Border pipes, whistles, & uilleann pipes, low whistle, Partners in Crime, Vertical Records VERTCD085, 2008Ardellis Ceili Band, instrumenta
Liberty Hall Theatre/NCH, Dublin9-11 November 2007György Ligeti was still alive when Benjamin Dwyer had the idea of dedicating a festival to his work; Ligeti had been dead for over a year when the idea eventually came to fruition.
Various venues, Dublin25-29 October 2007Confucius said: ‘Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.’ After last year’s focus on Ireland, this year’s Dublin Electronic Arts Festival turned its gaze eastwards, its theme being...
Various venues, Cork26-29 October 2007The Cork Jazz Festival, held as usual over the October bank holiday weekend, celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, giving jazz fans and more casual attendees its customary selection of challenging
Spiegeltent, Queen’s University, Belfast21 October 2007The woman who was going to drag English folk music into the twenty-first century was at the Belfast Festival at Queen’s in Autumn, but watching the middle-aged and middle-class – that..