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British Music Criticism and Anti-intellectualism

British Music Criticism and Anti-intellectualism

British Music Criticism and Anti-intellectualism

Mark Fitzgerald reviews a new book edited by Jeremy Dibble and Julian Horton that examines musical criticism in Britain from 1850 to 1950 – including discussions of George Bernard Shaw, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rosa Newmarch and Edward Dent.

Published on 29 August 2018

Mark Fitzgerald is a Senior Lecturer at TU Dublin Conservatory of Music and Drama.

"Are You Talking to Me?": Traditional and Classical Music in Ireland

"Are You Talking to Me?": Traditional and Classical Music in Ireland

"Are You Talking to Me?": Traditional and Classical Music in Ireland

Irish traditional music has played an interesting role in the writing on Irish classical music through the years – sometimes an inspiration to composers, sometimes a burden – but, asks Toner Quinn, do traditional musicians recognise themsel

Published on 1 May 2005

Toner Quinn is editor of the Journal of Music.

The National Ear: Part 2

The National Ear: Part 2

The National Ear: Part 2

The story so far: in the first extract from his book on music and broadcasting (JMI Vol. 3 No.

Published on 1 March 2003

Richard Pine, Director of the Durrell School of Corfu, is a former Concerts Manager in RTÉ. He is the author and editor of books on Irish music history and of definitive studies of Oscar Wilde, Brian Friel and Lawrence Durrell.

The National Ear: Part 1

The National Ear: Part 1

The National Ear: Part 1

In the first of two extracts from his forthcoming book, Ceol-Áras: music and broadcasting in Ireland 1926-2001, Richard Pine describes the context of musical life in Ireland when RTÉ was established.

Published on 1 January 2003

Richard Pine, Director of the Durrell School of Corfu, is a former Concerts Manager in RTÉ. He is the author and editor of books on Irish music history and of definitive studies of Oscar Wilde, Brian Friel and Lawrence Durrell.