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Title:
Bringing it all back home : the influence of Irish music at home and overseas
Author:
O'Connor, Nuala.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Dublin : Merlin, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
162 pages : photographs ; 24 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1991.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781903582039
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library ML3654 .O67 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The story of Irish music and its influence at home and overseas. Nuala O'Connor provides a superb account of the history of Irish music, from its origins in rural Irish communities to reinvention in America.


Author Notes

Nuala O'Connor won an Emmy for writing a one-hour version of "Bringing It All Back Home" for the Disney Channel. She is an independent film producer.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

1 The Dawning of the Dayp. 1
2 That High, Lonesome Soundp. 13
3 The Stranger's Landp. 26
4 The Wild Roversp. 38
5 The Jig of Lifep. 49
6 The Strain of the Dancep. 62
7 Sean O Riadap. 74
8 The Light of Other Daysp. 84
9 Home Boys Homep. 98
10 Across the Water: the Irish in Britainp. 112
11 Moving Onp. 126
12 No Frontiers: Irish Music since the Seventiesp. 140
Photograph Creditsp. 158
Indexp. 159

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