- Mixed media product
- Antal sidor
- illustrated ed
- Scarecrow Press
- Mac Ruairi, Eamonn/Ruairi, Belle Mhic
- 241 x 165 x 31 mm
- Antal komponenter
- Contains 1 Hardback and 1 Audio disc
- 748 g
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On a Rock in the Middle of the Ocean
Songs and Singers in Tory Island, Ireland
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...an important and valuable publication....a work of considerable authority, perceptively written by a scholar and musician was has had a particularly close and enduring personal relationship with his subject.... * Ethnomusicology Forum * ...a fascinating and well-written book... * Folk Music Journal * ...brilliant...fascinating....detailed and subtle.... * Irish Times, June 30, 2007 *
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Lillis O Laoire teaches Irish Folklore, language, and literature at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His essay "Irish Music 1800-2000" appears in The Cambridge Companion to Modern Ireland.
Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Introduction: Tory Island Songs and Singers Chapter 3 1. Foundations: Toward an Ethnography Chapter 4 2. Ethnography: Practice and Theory Chapter 5 3. Lifting and Learning Chapter 6 4. The Mechanics of the Aesthetic Chapter 7 5. Performance of Song in Tory Chapter 8 6. The Emotional Matrix of Dance and Song Chapter 9 7. The Meaning of Song: An Interpretive Case Study Chapter 10 8. Song: Play, Performance, and Tragedy Chapter 11 9. Laughter and Tears Chapter 12 10. On a Rock in the Middle of the Ocean Part 13 Appendix A: Music Sheet for Song Part 14 Appendix B: Compact Disc Tracks with Song Lyrics Part 15 Appendix C: List of Compact Disc Tracks with Timings Part 16 Bibliography Part 17 Index