Focus: Irish Traditional Music (Focus on World Music Series) pdf epub fb2

Focus: Irish Traditional Music (Focus on World Music Series) by Sean Williams pdf epub fb2

Focus: Irish Traditional Music (Focus on World Music Series) Author: Sean Williams
Title: Focus: Irish Traditional Music (Focus on World Music Series)
ISBN: 0415991463
ISBN13: 978-0415991469
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Pages: 312 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (October 23, 2009)
Language: English
Category: Arts & Photography
Size PDF version: 1355 kb
Size EPUB version: 1525 kb
Subcategory: Music




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.Ireland's size relative to Britain or to the mainland of Europe is small, yet its impact on musical traditions beyond its shores has been significant, from the performance of jigs and reels in pub sessions as far-flung as Japan and Cape Town, to the worldwide phenomenon of Riverdance. Focus: Irish Traditional Music interweaves dance, film, language, history, and other interdisciplinary features of Ireland and its diaspora. The accompanying CD presents both traditional and contemporary sounds of Irish music at home and abroad.