The musical traditions of Northern Ireland and its diaspora : community and conflict / David Cooper.

In recent times, the border between the Protestant and Catholic communities of Northern Ireland has often been marked by music. The attitudes of Northern Irish Protestants towards traditional music and the place of Protestant musicians within popular Irish culture need a more thoroughgoing analysis....

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Main Author: Cooper, David, 1956-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2009], ©2009.
Series:Ashgate popular and folk music series.
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Table of Contents:
  • The geographical, historical and social construction of Northern Ireland
  • Song sources, traditions and ideologies
  • Performance practices in Northern Ireland
  • The processes of collection, transcription and transmission
  • Music of the Northern Irish diaspora in America.