A Musical Offering

Essays in honour of Gerard Gillen

Kerry Houston & Harry White, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-658-0
November 2017. 416pp; ills.

Professor T.P. Dolan

Kerry Houston & Harry White

One: church music in Ireland
Catholic church music in Limerick, c.1860–1965
Paul Collins

Leading from behind? St Patrick’s College Maynooth and the development of church music in Ireland, 1800–1914
Darina McCarthy

A school for church music in Ireland: the evidence of Irish periodical literature
Ite O’Donovan

Alessandro Cellini (1830–1888) and Catholic church music in Dublin: a preliminary assessment
Frank Lawrence

A parish choir in times of reformation
Kieran A. Daly

Towards a reconsideration of the place of traditional music in the Catholic Church
Adrian Scahill

Seán Ó Riada’s Requiem do shaighdiúir
John O’Keeffe (ed.)

Two: organ studies
From Marchant to Greig: a seamless thread through an uncertain terrain
Kerry Houston

From p to ff: a German organ crescendo
David Adams

Remembering Jehan Alain (1911–40)
Carole O’Connor

The organ in Feis Ceoil, 1897–1985
David Mooney

Bruckner, One second for the king
Patrick F. Devine (ed.)

Three: sacred music, liturgy and performance
Schubert’s Sacred Music: influence, anxiety, myth
Lorraine Byrne Bodley

Church music education and the organ in France, 1800–1900
David Connolly

'… playing with our bandmaster in sextet performances at a lunatic asylum, where in time I became organist also': Dvořák the performer
Jan Smaczny

Lament: a lost liturgical category?
Liam Tracey

Four: source studies and cultural history
Revisiting the reception of J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier II in pre-Classical Vienna
Yo Tomita

Conundrums of national musicology: an appreciation of The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland (2013)
R.V. Comerford

“A priest of eternal imagination”: Joyce, music and Roman Catholicism
Harry White