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Folk music & dances of Ireland

BreandaМЃn Breathnach

Folk music & dances of Ireland

by BreandaМЃn Breathnach

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Published by Educational Company of Ireland in Dublin .
Written in English


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Bibl.p.151-152.

Statement(by) Breandán Breathnach.
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Open LibraryOL18079750M

Folk Music And Dances Of Ireland by Breandan Breathnach Text Ossian Publishing (Music Sales America). A detailed and engrossing study of the history, development and present condition of Irish traditional songs, dances and music. All the basic elements are explored with critical commentary, examples, illustrations and a wealth of information.   Ceili Irish dancing is a popular form of folk dancing in Ireland. The term "ceili" refers to a social gathering featuring Irish music and dancing. Ceili Irish dancing can be performed in lines facing each other, circular formations, long line formations, and quadrilles. A ceili dance may be performed with only two people, or as many as

Brendan Breathnach is the author of Folk Music and Dances of Ireland ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(3). Folk Music And Dances Of Ireland by Breathnach, Breandan. Softcover. Brief notation in ink half-title page, sound binding, small amount of soiling/foxing in text, creasing and scuffing to covers, bookstore stickers. Ossian, , pages, ISBN Cover art may differ.

  On that note, Irish music has undergone a sort of revival (likely spurred on by Riverdance and Michael Flatley) that definitively Scottish music has not, and modern versions of traditional Irish music supplemented by synthesizers, drums, and electric guitars and violins is very popular. and is not exactly considered a “folk dance.   Irish dancing is a very important part of the heritage and culture of Ireland; just like the Irish language, native sports like Gaelic Football or Hurling, and traditional Irish music. In the past few decades Irish dancing has seen a huge revival, partly because of the worldwide success of Riverdance.


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It derives from an acquaintance with this music at first hand over many years, from knowledge gained in discussion with other practitioners, and from research and reading"--Foreword.

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No eBook available Folk Music and Dances of Ireland. Breandán Breathnach. Education Company of Ireland, - Dance music. Irish dance is a group of traditional dance forms originating from Ireland, encompassing dancing both solo and in groups, and dancing for social, competitive, and performance purposes.

Irish dance in its current form developed from various influences such as Native Irish dance, French quadrilles and English country was taught by "travelling dance masters" across Ireland in the. Ireland - Ireland - Music and dance: Irish traditional musical forms date from preliterate times.

The Irish harp long had been the only instrument played, but many other instruments—such as the uilleann pipes, the fiddle, and the accordion—were added later.

The Royal Irish Academy of Music is a major institution for music training, and folkloric and musical conservation groups such as. And that is why I picked up a copy of the book "Folk Music and Dances of Ireland." The author, a lifelong civil servant, was a piper, and the book therefore focuses on instrumental music.

It includes many musical examples and covers roughly from to present. He makes the point that while music was clearly part of ancient Ireland and is.

Irish traditional music began as an oral tradition, passed on from generation to generation by listening, learning by ear and without formally writing the tunes on paper. This is a practice that. Folk music & dances of Ireland Hardcover – January 1, by Breandán Breathnach (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $/5(6). Folk Music and Dances of Ireland: A Comprehensive Study Examining the Basic Elements of Irish Folk Music and Dance Traditions Breandán Breathnach Ossian, - Music - pages.

Folk Music and Dances of Ireland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Breandan Breathnach's classic study of the history and de /5. Foreword --Irish folk music --The structure of the music --Song-airs and songs --Dancing --The dancing master --The dance music --Musical instruments --Traditional techniques and styles --The great collectors --Some comments and conclusions --Appendix I: Examples of the music --Appendix II: Selected recordings of Irish traditional music.

The Dance Music of Ireland Alt ernative. Title Gems. Double Jigs, Single Jigs, Hop or Slip Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Long Dances, Set Dances etc. Composer O'Neill, Francis: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. None [force assignment] First Pub lication. Language English. Tune titles in English and Irish Gaelic.

Dedication Rogers F. O'Neill. pages: illustrations, music ; 19 cm: Contents: Irish folk music --The structure of the music --Age and types of music --Dancing --The dancing master --The dance music --Musical instruments --Traditional techniques and styles --The great collectors --Some comments and conclusions.

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Buy our music here: iTunes: Bandcamp: Amazon mp3. Folkmusic & Dances of Ireland [B. Breathnach] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Irish traditional music (also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland.

In A History of Irish Music (), W. H. Grattan Flood wrote that, in Gaelic Ireland, there were at least ten instruments in general were the cruit (a small harp) and clairseach (a bigger harp with typically 30 strings), the timpan (a small.Ceili dances, or true ceili dances (fíor céili) are a popular form of folk dancing in dances are based on heys ("hedges", pairs of lines facing), round dances, long dances, and quadrilles, generally revived during the Gaelic revival in the first quarter of the twentieth century and codified by the Irish Dancing Commission.

These thirty dances form the basis for examination of.Breandan Breathnach is the author of Folk Music and Dances of Ireland ( avg rating, 17 ratings, 1 review, published ), Ceol Rince na hEireann 3 (/5(1).