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Title Music and identity in Ireland and beyond / edited by Mark Fitzgerald and John O'Flynn.
Imprint Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.

Subject Music -- Ireland -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Ireland -- History.
Music -- Northern Ireland -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Northern Ireland -- History.
Alt Name Fitzgerald, Mark,
O'Flynn, John, 1959-
Description 1 online resource (340 pages)
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Summary This interdisciplinary volume of essays contemplates whether 'music in Ireland' can be regarded as one interrelated plane of cultural and/or national identity, given the various conceptions and contexts of both Ireland and Music that give rise to multiple sites of identification. Arranged in interweaving sections of 'Historical Perspectives', 'Recent and Contemporary Production' and 'Cultural Explorations' its various chapters act to juxtapose the socio-historical distinctions between the major style categories - traditional, classical and popular - and to explore a range of dialectical relati.
Contents pt. I HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES -- 1.Ẁhatever has a Foreign Tone / We like much better than our own': Irish Music and Anglo-Irish Identity in the Eighteenth Century / Barra Boydell -- 2. Traditional Music in the Irish Revival / Martin Dowling -- 3.À National School of Music Such as the World has Never Seen': Re-appropriating the Early Twentieth Century into a Chronology of Irish Composition / Edmund Hunt -- 4. The Ìrish Music' of Arnold Bax and E.J. Moeran / Fabian Gregor Huss -- 5. Inventing Identities: The Case of Frederick May / Mark Fitzgerald -- 6. Forging a Northern Irish Identity: Music Broadcasting on BBC Northern Ireland, 1924 -- 39 / Ruth Stanley -- pt. II RECENT AND CONTEMPORARY PRODUCTION -- 7.̀From Inside my Head': Issues of Identity in Northern Ireland through the Music of Kevin O'Connell / Jennifer McCay -- 8. The Honourable Tradition of Non-existence: Issues of Irish Identity in the Music and Writings of Raymond Deane / Adrian Smith.
9. Dancing at the Crossroads Remixed: Irish Traditional Musical Identity in Changing Community Contexts / Kari K. Veblen -- 10. Morrissey's Gothic Ireland / Isabella van Elferen -- 11. Post-punk Industrial Cyber Opera? The Ambivalent and Disruptive Hybridity of Early 1990s' U2 / Noel McLaughlin -- pt. III CULTURAL EXPLORATIONS -- 12. Gael or Gall? Musical Identity in Early 1970s Cape Clear Island / Therese Smith -- 13. Positive Vibrations: Musical Communities in African Dublin / Matteo Cullen -- 14. Kalfou Danjere? Interpreting Irish-Celtic Music / John O'Flynn -- 15. Music in Ireland: Youth Cultures and Youth Identity / Eileen Hogan -- 16. The Invention of Ethnicity: Traditional Music and the Modulations of Irish Culture / Harry White.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781472409676 (electronic bk.)
1472409671 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 879026132
Additional Format Print version: Fitzgerald, Mark. Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014 9781472409676

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