Music in nineteenth-century Ireland

Irish musical studies 9

Michael Murphy & Jan Smaczny, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-024-3
March 2007. 336pp; ills.

This, the 9th volume in the Irish Musical Studies Series, collects 15 essays on various aspects of musical life in Ireland in the 19th century, including sacred and secular musical life in various centres; collections of Irish traditional music, the reception of Irish traditional music in literature, painting and Victorian society; music education; issues concerning opera; the nature of the musical press; the use of music for social altruism; the music of R.P. Stewart; the dialogue between Germany and Ireland; the Czechs and Irish music.

Michael Murphy is a lecturer in music in Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick. Jan Smaczny is Hamilton Harty professor of music at Queen's University Belfast.