From: The Journal Of Music [noreply_at_journalofmusic_dot_com]

Sent: 30 March 2012 15:28

Subject: This week in The Journal of Music



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Stephen Graham reflects on the nature of musicology as a discipline, particularly on its failure to gain a foothold in public debate, and considers the state of musicology in Ireland ahead of the symposium on the same subject at UCD on 4 April.

Cathy Jordan's new album, All the Way Home, is her first solo project in a career of over twenty years. Paul O'Connor talks to her about how it differs from her work with Dervish and the Unwanted.



First Period Performances of St Matthew Passion in Ireland
The Irish Baroque Orchestra together with the choir Resurgam will tour Bach's largest passion to Cavan, Galway and Kilkenny in April. 

The director D?nal ? C?illeachair discusses his documentary about the collaboration of Peadar ? Riada, Martin Hayes and Caoimh?n ? Raghallaigh, which is to be broadcast next week on RT? One.

S?amus Begley from artwork of Le Ch?ile CD with Ois?n Mac Diarmada

T?ada has added a sixth member to the band ahead of their performance at the Ballydehob Irish Traditional Music Festival this weekend in West Cork.

Coach House Dublin Castle

The Dublin-based music agency Music Network is looking for an experienced arts management professional to be its new CEO.

The Hibernian Orchestra bring a programme of Russian music to Dublin on 1 April.

The county Fleadh season is getting underway, and one of the earliest to take place is the Carlow Fleadh which returns to Leighlinbridge this weekend.

Johann Johannsson, Hauschka and Dustin O'Halloran, all on the FatCat label, will travel to Ireland in May.

The? National Chamber Choir and Paul Hillier will tour a programme of Irish and Irish-inspired music in April.

Liz Carroll

Fiddle player and composer Liz Carroll did an 'illustrated' interview recently with the National Endowment for the Arts, and spoke at length about her musical life in Chicago, the nature of traditional Irish music, the culture of sessions, and the Kerry connection with her own tunes .

Living Room in London

Grants of up to ?3,000 are available to musicians through the Emerging Excellence Awards, which are administered by the Musicians Benevolent Fund. 



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