Delicious Noise: IS NOW Contemporary Music Festival, Sligo, March 29-31, 2002 A review of the ISNOW Contemporary Music Festival, which took place in Sligo on March 29-21, 2002.
Irish Folk Music Studies/Éigse Cheol Tíre, Volumes 5-6, 1986-2001 A review of the most recent issue of Irish Folk Music Studies/Éigse Cheol Tíre.
Changes in Music Education in Ireland: Part 1 Ita Beausang charts the changes in music education in Ireland in instrumental tuition, music in schools, and third level music education.
Irish Classical Recordings A review of Irish Classical Recordings: A Discography of Irish Art Music by Axel Klein.
Irish Youth Choir 21st Anniversary Concert A preview of the Irish Youth Choir 21st Anniversary Concert.
In Dreams Begins Responsibility: An Irish Academy for the Performing Arts? Richard Pine examines the issues surrounding the establishment of an Irish Academy for the Performing Arts.
Composers' Choice: Fergus Johnston A preview of Fergus Johnston's Composers' Choice on March 28th, 2002, in the John Field Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2.
Live Reviews: Horizons: John Buckley Horizons – featuring the music of John Buckley, Henri Dutilleux and György Ligeti, National Concert Hall, Dublin, 29 January 2002, with the National Symphony Orchestra (Conductor: Colman Pearce) and soloist Peter Sweeney (organ)
Scotland's Centre of Traditional Excellence Steve McGrail reports on a ground-breaking project in Scotland to give youngsters in-depth traditional music tuition within an ordinary local school.
Adorno's Philosophy of Music In the light of a recent weekend of music from the 2nd Viennese School, Conor Kostick looks at the ideas on music of philosopher Theodor Adorno.