From: The Journal Of Music [noreply_at_journalofmusic_dot_com]

Sent: 16 March 2012 10:34

Subject: This week in The Journal of Music



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Karlheinz Stockhausen

Difficult Listening Hour

A dislike of modern music is understandable, says Bob Gilmore, but for him it is the challenge of the music he loves that makes it so special.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8, is hosting live jazz, swing and bossa nova performances every Friday in March, April and May. Admission is free.


The Galway Early Music Festival will run from 17 to 20 May, and features performances by Cois Cladaigh, Coracle and others.

Saileog N? Cheannabh?in

Among the few first releases from cottage record label, Raelach Records, run by Jack Talty, is Saileog N? Cheannabh?in's I bhf?or-dheiri? oidhche. The album consists of twelve songs that S?amus Ennis collected in Iorras Aithneach, Conamara.

The Irish Chamber Orchestra collaborate with Joana Carneiro for performances of Mozart, Schoenberg and Agnew.

This is number two in a new series of weekend master classes for advanced level students organised by ?ras Oidhreacht an Chl?ir, as part of a broader educational programme they are developing. This one is taking place from the 23 - 25 March.

The Cobblestone

The Journal of Music is collecting information about Irish traditional music sessions, to compile a discerning guide to sessions around the country.

Lisa O'Neill

'We need a population that is willing to rock the boat, stand up and be non-compliant with the status quo,' say the organisers of Trailblaze, which brings together musicians, artists, social entrepreneurs and activists.

This Royal Irish Academy of Music conference aims to bring academics, performers and music enthusiasts together to examine the role of women and music in Ireland, their relationship with music and their collaborations with their peers.

Ciaran Carson's novel The Star Factory will be performed in Belfast using a John Cage score, to mark Cage's centenary.

Library Co-Ordinator Position at CMC
The Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin, is recruting a full-time Library Co-Ordinator. Applicants must have degree in music and third-level qualifications in library and information systems.



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