Passage Work: A Path Towards Stillness? Raymond Deane previews the premier of his Passage Work at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, on 20 December 2001.
25 Years of Concorde The director of the Irish new music ensemble Concorde looks back over the history of the group.
A Future for Irish Traditional Singing? New factors are affecting the silent spaces that singing used to fill – threatening the survival of popular singing.
The difference between a rebel and a revolutionary: an interview with Dick Gaughan This interview with Scottish singer-songwriter Dick Gaughan took place in Stornaway, Scotland, on 15 August 2001.
Tinnitus Raising awareness about the effect of loud music.
How to Survive a Murder: An Introduction to Music and Artistic Life in Yugoslavia A former musicology student of the Belgrade Faculty of Music, and now living in Co. Leitrim, Daniela Kulezich provides a tour of the new music scene in Belgrade, Zagreb and Ljubjana.
The Wynd You Know – Ronan Browne A review of uilleann piper Ronan Browne's first solo CD.
Notions of Notation On the imperialist attitude taken by many classical musicians to music that is not notated.
The Composer in Society It is essential that composers place a proper value on their work – even if society is slow to do so...
Third-Level Music: A Reply to Barra Boydell A reply to Barra Boydell's article in the last issue of JMI on music education at third level.