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Sent: 21 September 2012 10:18

Subject: Steve Cooney, Culture Night, Technology in Traditional Music and B?al


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A Track from New Group, Moxie

3epkano and Iarla ? Lion?ird on Live Film Score

Gerhard Markson Warns Against Cuts to RT? NSO

New Laura Sheeran Video

Why Architects Need to Use Their Ears

The Complete Composer

The Economics of the Orchestra

Conor Linehan Music for The Playboy

Was There Such a Genre as Funerary Violin?

Adding Needless Triplets to Already Crowded Numbers



Just Cooney

With personal perspectives from Martin Hayes, Christy Moore, Tony MacMahon, Luka Bloom and Iarla ? Lion?ird, Paul O'Connor attempts to take in the vista-like contribution that the enigmatic Steve Cooney has made to Irish traditional music these past thirty years. read more

Just Inside the Green Line

Tim Rutherford-Johnson discusses one of Europe's most unusual music festivals, which takes place for the fourth time this year in Cyprus. read more


Dublin's First Gamelan Orchestra

Composer Peter Moran will direct the ensemble at UCD, beginning with an open 'taster session' read more

Symposium on Technology in Traditional Music Performance

A forthcoming symposium on the use of sound technology in the performance of traditional music will include discussion and performance with special guests Niall Vallely, P?draig Rynne, Aidan O'Rourke and Gerry Diver. read more

Culture Night in Dublin

Culture Night in Dublin includes tours of Windmill Lane, D?nal Lunny at the Ranelagh Arts Centre, a free performances by the RT? National Symphony Orchestra and a host of other music events. read more

Culture Night in Leinster

Music events as part of Culture Night in Leinster include a recreation of a 1920s speakeasy, live painting with improvised music and an album launch by Phil Callery. read more

Culture Night in Munster

Culture Night in Munster takes in a diversity of events, from a candlelit drumming circle to music for soprano, recorder and guitar from seventeenth-century Ireland. read more

Culture Night in Ulster

In the second of our series on Culture Night, we select some music events taking place in Ulster on Friday, 21 September ? including a workshop on recording music. read more

Culture Night in Connacht

With Culture Night taking place across Ireland on the 21 September, we've made some selections of music events to check out. The first in our series ? which we're doing province by province ? focusses on Connacht. read more

Quiet Music Ensemble Host an Open Workshop

The Quiet Music Ensemble will host a free open workshop in Dublin on Thursday, 20 September. The event will feature the work of eight different composers and members of the public can come and go during the workshop. read more

Karan Casey Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Karan Casey has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund her next album. The album will focus on her own songs, with her father performing on one of the tracks. read more

Exploring the Spoken Word in Music

Music and theatre group B?al have announced details of their three-day November festival, featuring new Irish music and works by Robert Ashley and Tom Johnson. read more

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