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Author: Sean Williams
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Focus on world music.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focus: Irish Traditional Music is an introduction to the instrumental and vocal traditions of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as Irish music in the context of the Irish diaspora.€The accompanying CD presents both traditional and contemporary sounds of Irish music at home and abroad.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Sean, 1959-
Focus.
New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009010054
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Williams
ISBN: 0203870891 9780203870891
OCLC Number: 496099293
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 284 pages) : illustrations, maps, music.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Musical Examples on Compact Disc; About the Author; Series Foreword; Preface; PART I Irish Music in Place and Time; CHAPTER 1 Looking In from the Outside; CHAPTER 2 Roots and Branches of Gaelic Ireland; CHAPTER 3 "Hang All Harpers Where Found"; PART II Music Traditions Abroad and at Home; CHAPTER 4 Musics of the "Celtic" Nations; CHAPTER 5 The Green Fields of America; CHAPTER 6 Irish Instrumental Music; PART III Focusing In: Vocal Music in Irish-Gaelic and English; CHAPTER 7 Vocal Music in Irish-Gaelic; CHAPTER 8 Vocal Music in English.
Series Title: Focus on world music.
Other Titles: Irish traditional music
Responsibility: Sean Williams.

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