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New Edition of 'The Companion to Irish Traditional Music' Published
The Journal Of Music
3rd edition of major reference book, edited by Fintan Vallely, includes over 1,400 entries covering Irish music, song and dance.
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Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (13–19 May 2024)
The Journal Of Music
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday. ...
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Galway International Arts Festival Announces Programme for 2024
The Journal Of Music
Kneecap, Annie Mac, Leftfield, Gruff Rhys, Niamh Regan, Susan O'Neill, The Undertones, Glasshouse, Muireann Bradley, and Will Butler and Sister...
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Schools Celebration Concert 2024
Concert
7 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar
Play
5 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
Chapel Lane School for Performing Arts Showcase
Dance
2 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
Remember Me: A Screening
Film
30 May Hawke's Well Theatre
Added by Hawkswell
LCDA Summer Showcase 2024
Dance
26 May Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
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News

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (20–26 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
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New Edition of 'The Companion to Irish Traditional Music' Published
3rd edition of major reference book, edited by Fintan Vallely, includes over 1,400 entries covering Irish music, song and dance.
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TG4 Launches New Traditional Music Series, ‘Taoscadh ón Tobar'
Five-part series features Andrea Palandri, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Seán McElwain and Doireann Ní Ghlacáin.
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Reviews

Britain's National Musical Paradox
BBC Radio 3 recently broadcast a six-part series, ‘The Land Without Music?’, exploring the current musical landscape in Britain. Christopher Fox reviews.
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Excellence But Lacking Surprise – New Music Dublin: Days 2 and 3
New Music Dublin took place at the National Concert Hall and other venues in the city from 25 to 28 April with many world and Irish premieres. James Camien McGuiggan reviews days 2 and 3. For a review of days 1 and 4 by Brendan Finan see the link below.
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Challenging and Curious – New Music Dublin: Days 1 and 4
New Music Dublin took place at the National Concert Hall and other venues in the city from 25 to 28 April with many world and Irish premieres. Brendan Finan reviews days 1 and 4. For a review of days 2 and 3 by James Camien McGuiggan, see the link below.
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Articles

A Life of Searching
Anna Murray
The Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen has recently published 'Becoming a Composer', a book of memories and reflections. Anna Murray reviews.
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SXSW Protest is About More than Palestine
The protest by ten Irish bands at SXSW in Austin, Texas, was about the crisis in Palestine, but it is also about more than that, writes Toner Quinn.
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Catherine Martin's Prime Opportunity to Protect Irish Music
Appointing a board member to RTÉ who has musical expertise is crucial to try and safeguard the Irish music scene, writes Toner Quinn.
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The Forgotten Influences on Pianists and Composers of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
A new book by Gabriela Mayer, 'The Art of the Unspoken', explores how rhetoric, linguistic parallels and the singing voice were understood by pianists and composers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and how performers can interpret these aspects today. James Camien McGuiggan...

From the Archive

Strange Type of Orchestra Love
Toner Quinn
The RTÉ orchestras report has made recommendations in response to a crisis, but we have not heard enough discussion of the issues that caused it, writes Toner Quinn.
Apr 26, 2018
Closed-hearted Ranting on Pop
James Camien McGuiggan
Roger Scruton's new book 'Music as an Art' is generous and insightful when it comes to some musics, but those moments are far too rare, writes James Camien...
Nov 1, 2018
James Wilson (1922-2005)
Patrick Zuk
An obituary of the composer.
Sep 1, 2005

Latest Events

Schools Celebration Concert 2024
Concert
7 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar
Play
5 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
Chapel Lane School for Performing Arts Showcase
Dance
2 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
Remember Me: A Screening
Film
30 May Hawke's Well Theatre
Added by Hawkswell
LCDA Summer Showcase 2024
Dance
26 May Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell
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Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Dámhachtain Sparánachta Litríochta don Ghaeilge 2024
Funding
20 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Circus Bursary Award 2024
Funding
20 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Literature Bursary Award – English Language
Funding
20 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Visual Arts Bursary Award
Funding
20 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Young People, Children, and Education Bursary Award
Funding
20 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Upcoming Events

Laetare Vocal Ensemble & The Oars
Concert
21 May All Hallows Chapel, DCU
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Upcoming Deadlines

Junior Guildhall French Horn Teacher
Job
21 May Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Job
21 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Trombone Professor
Job
22 May Royal College of Music
Horn Professor
Job
22 May Royal College of Music
International Student Officer
Job
22 May Royal College of Music
Duty Manager
Job
23 May Factory International
Added by Journal of Music
Artist Residency Applications
Call for Submissions
23 May Irish Theatre Institute
Music Consultant
Job
23 May Warner Chappell Music
Added by Journal of Music
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Communications and Marketing Manager
Job
23 May Poetry Ireland
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Lecturer In Music Education
Job
24 May Royal College of Music

Funding

Regional Coordinators for Creative Schools Initiative 23 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Festivals Investment Scheme 30 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Culture Moves Europe Individual Mobility Open Call 31 May Creative Europe Desk Ireland
Markievicz Award 2024 6 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
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