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Music and the Irish Imagination

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Thierry Dubost
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Alexandra Slaby

Table des matières

Thierry Dubost et Alexandra Slaby

Introduction

Defining and redefining Irish music

Adrian Scahill

Riverdance and Irish Traditional Music

Riverdance: the local and the global
Riverdance, postmodernism, and world music
Riverdance and exoticism
Riverdance and tradition

Instrumentalising Irish music

Alexandra Slaby

Ireland’s Music Policy

Repressive politics and personal initiatives
Musical life under the aegis of the Arts Council: a new direction
The contribution of the Department of Arts
Visnja Cogan

“Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief”: Literary and Theatrical Influences in the Works of U2

U2 and theatre
Literary influences
U2 and Salman Rushdie
Other literary influences
Poetry or ordinary language?

Playing Irish music

Damien Verron

Interactions between Music and Social Environment in the Context of a Session

Sessions and environment: tentative definitions
Applications: from an interaction to its materialisation as sound
Comparative musical analysis

Writing Irish music

Pascale Amiot et Emmanuel Amiot

Frame and Flow in Words and Music by Samuel Beckett and Morton Feldman

Composition / interpretation
Frame and flow
The words and the notes

Staging Irish music

Virginie Roche-Tiengo

Music as an Apolline and a Dionysiac Ritual in the Theatre of Brian Friel

A Theatre of Cruelty: music and Dionysus in Dancing at Lughnasa
The Apolline ritual
Music and memory
Matthieu Kolb

Frank McGuinness’s Carthaginians: A Choral Theatrical Celebration of the Dead

Lyricising and distancing grief through song
The Burning Balaclava as parody of symbolic, emotional and aural dysfunction
The theatre space as choral, imaginative space
Thierry Dubost

The Woman Who Walked into Doors Set to Music and Staged

Roddy Doyle, an Irish writer
Scenic and musical modes of adaptation
A contemporary opera

General Bibliography

General references on music and musicology
Books and book chapters
Articles
General references on Irish history, society and identity
References on Irish music
Books, book chapters, dissertations, reports and music scores
Articles
Music and literature
Corpus books
Reference books and book chapters
Articles
Web resources
Music, identity and literature in Ireland and Northern Ireland
Lute music in Scotland
Recordings
Music and theatre
Traditional music
English lute music
Scottish lute music

Abstracts

Elver-Gleams: Sub-marine Soundings from the Irish World Academy
Irish Music Redefined, An Outsider’s Viewpoint
Riverdance and Irish Traditional Music
Ireland’s Music Policy
Weapons in Irish Republican Rebel Songs
“Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief”: Literary and Theatrical Influences in the Works of U2
Lute Music as a Reflection of Political Destiny: A Telltale Comparison between Ireland and Scotland in the 16th and 17th Centuries
Interactions between Music and Social Environment in the Context of a Session
Frame and Flow in Words and Music by Samuel Beckett and Morton Feldman
Reading Music Whilst Listening to the Novel: The Musical Experience of Breakfast on Pluto
The Art of Irish Counterpointing: William Trevor’s “A Day”
Music as an Apolline and a Dionysiac Ritual in the Theatre of Brian Friel
Frank McGuinness’s Carthaginians: A Choral Theatrical Celebration of the Dead
The Woman Who Walked into Doors Set to Music and Staged
 

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