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Harmonica – Mick Kinsella Joe Brennan A review of harmonica vituroso Mick Kinsella's first CD.
After the Fianna: Reality and Perceptions of Traditional Singing in Ireland After the Fianna: Reality and Perceptions of Traditional Singing in Ireland Tom Munnelly Collector Tom Munnelly assesses the state of Irish traditional singing today.
Death of a Medium Death of a Medium Roger Doyle Composer Roger Doyle on the death of a beautiful art form.
Guitaracism and other stories ... Joe Brennan A review of a new book on guitar accompaniment in traditional Irish music.
Pie Jesu – National Chamber Choir Pie Jesu – National Chamber Choir Fergus Johnston A review by composer Fergus Johnston of a new CD of contemporary Irish music.
The Art Problem The Art Problem Desmond Fennell We have an 'art problem', argues Irish writer Desmond Fennell.
The Sligo Festival of Contemporary Music, November 24-26, 2000 The Sligo Festival of Contemporary Music, November 24-26, 2000 Frank Corcoran A preview of the Sligo Festival of Contemporary Music by Artistic Director and composer Frank Corcoran.
Pure Bodhran – The Definitive Collection Toner Quinn A review of a CD compilation by Robbie Harris of leading bodhrán players.
Bird - Ronan Guilfoyle and Lingua Franca Hugh O'Neill A CD review by trumpeter Hugh O'Neill of a new recording by jazz bassist Ronan Guilfoyle with his band Lingua Franca.
Death of the Concert? Death of the Concert? John McLachlan Composer John McLachlan asks what needs to change in the modern concert.

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