The Waltons Guide to Irish Music: A Comprehensive A-Z Guide to Irish and Celtic Music in All Its Form (Paperback)

The Waltons Guide to Irish Music: A Comprehensive A-Z Guide to Irish and Celtic Music in All Its Form By Harry Long Cover Image
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(Waltons Irish Music Books). The Waltons Guide to Irish Music is a veritable who's who and what's what of Irish music the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource for Irish music lovers currently available. Organized in A-Z format for ease of use, the guide is also extensively cross-referenced, highlighting the many cross-currents, influences and interconnections in Irish and Celtic music. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and examples of different music forms and types of orientation. Includes over 900 entries, fully cross-referenced on: important musicians, singer and groups, past and present (including recommended recordings); the many types of instrumental music and their connections with dance; Irish song and singing styles; the history and development of Irish dancing; the main instruments of traditional music and their history in Ireland and other countries; music in other countries and regions that have influenced and been influenced by Irish music; collectors, cultural organizations and festivals.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781857201772
ISBN-10: 1857201779
Publisher: Waltons Irish Music
Publication Date: September 1st, 2011
Pages: 432
Language: English