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O'Brien Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (Pocket Books) Kindle Edition
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A good book.
Paul Dubois, Québec.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
The list of traditional music organizations, glossary, discography and note on session etiquette were useful.
Good for getting the basic background on Irish music, but I recommend taking a look at Far from the Shamrock Shore for a more emotional, yet historical look at the same topic.
Table of Contents
Music in Early and Medieval Ireland
Tudor and Stuart Ireland
Jacobites, Dancing Masters and the Penal Era
Music of the Exiles 1700-1830
Pipers, Spallpins and Patriots: Pre-Famine Ireland
Silence in the Land of Song: Post-Famine Ireland
Quebec to the Klondike: The Famine Diaspora
Records, Radios and Halls: `The New Century'
Ennis, Ó Riada and the Fleadh: A Tradition Restored
From Friels' Kitchen to the New Millennium
Glossary of Traditional Music Terms
Music, Song and Dance Collections
Traditional Music Organisations
A Note on Session Etiquette
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