skip to content
The companion to Irish traditional music Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The companion to Irish traditional music

Author: Fintan Vallely
Publisher: Cork : Cork University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second edition, substantially rev. & expandedView all editions and formats
Summary:
This extraordinary encyclopedia covers the people, instruments, styles, repertoires and regions of past and present Irish traditional music, song and dance. Half a million words and several hundred images present facts, ideas and terminology, explore aesthetics and ideology, and document teaching, learning, study and performance. The immense volume of biography, history and opinion is diverse yet comprehensive. It  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to Irish traditional music.
Cork : Cork University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2012560109
(OCoLC)772584731
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fintan Vallely
ISBN: 9781908634146 1908634146
OCLC Number: 821726214
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 832 pages) : illustrations, map, music
Responsibility: edited by Fintan Vallely ; with key contributions by Liz Doherty [and seven others].

Abstract:

Gives coverage of song, dance, instruments, bands, storytelling, technology, tunes and style, composition, organisations and promotion, education and transmission, collectors and archives, revival,  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Vallely introduces several improvements to the second edition of his definitive reference. Most notably, this iteration of the "Companion" features over twice as many topics as the earlier edition, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/821726214> # The companion to Irish traditional music
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "821726214" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ie> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/929383> ; # Folk music
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205427> ; # Ireland.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/56403046#Topic/music_ireland> ; # Music--Ireland
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030269> ; # Music
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/781.62009415/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh98002834> ; # Folk music--Ireland
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML101> ;
    schema:bookEdition "Second edition, substantially rev. & expanded." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/31175775> ; # Fintan Vallely
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "This extraordinary encyclopedia covers the people, instruments, styles, repertoires and regions of past and present Irish traditional music, song and dance. Half a million words and several hundred images present facts, ideas and terminology, explore aesthetics and ideology, and document teaching, learning, study and performance. The immense volume of biography, history and opinion is diverse yet comprehensive. It is drawn from the collective expertise of some 200 specialists who in A - Z format deal with all instruments and playing styles, repertoires, people, performance and transmission, media and professionalism, ideology, awards, standards and competition. They broaden the picture to take in the musics of Scotland and England, migration to Britain and the USA, the exhilarating new internationalism and music tourism. Uniquely too, The Companion carries extensive data on Irish traditional music as it is played in all counties of the island of Ireland, as well as in Britain, Scotland, the USA and the major European countries. This marks the book as a compendium of not only what is being done and by whom, but also of where it is happening and in what way. A detailed time-line charts the history of music events, initiative and publications as prompted by and interwoven with history, and, a categorized bibliography carries easy reference for all forms of enquiry. These pages lay out the canon of traditional music in Ireland as assembled by its significant performers, teachers and collectors, composers and arrangers, commentators, promoters, and audiences. It is an essential asset and a core reference for all research and further study in Irish studies, Irish music and ethnomusicology. --Book Jacket."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/56403046> ;
    schema:genre "Dictionaries"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/772584731> ;
    schema:name "The companion to Irish traditional music"@en ;
    schema:productID "821726214" ;
    schema:url <http://www.publishersrow.com?8727> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/warw/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9781908634146/> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=1010951> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/northernlakes-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rdc/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oldscollege/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://www.publishersrow.com/dBookReader/default.asp?bvid=18274> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/norquest-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/macewan-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1010951> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10813565> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/gprc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/concordiaab-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908634146> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/821726214> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/concordiaab-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/gprc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/macewan-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1621267>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oldscollege/detail.action?docID=1621267>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central College Complete" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rdc/detail.action?docID=1621267>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh98002834> # Folk music--Ireland
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Folk music--Ireland"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1030269> # Music
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Music"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205427> # Ireland.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Ireland." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/929383> # Folk music
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Folk music"@en ;
    .

<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=1010951>
    rdfs:comment "from EBSCO Academic Collection" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/31175775> # Fintan Vallely
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Vallely" ;
    schema:givenName "Fintan" ;
    schema:name "Fintan Vallely" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908634146>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1908634146" ;
    schema:isbn "9781908634146" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/772584731>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Companion to Irish traditional music." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/821726214> ; # The companion to Irish traditional music
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.