Harp Studies II

World Harp Traditions

Helen Lawlor & Sandra Joyce, editors

Hardback €49.50
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ISBN: 978-1-84682-981-9
January 2024. 366pp; colour ills.

Helen Lawlor & Sandra Joyce

‘Cia an saoi lé seinntear an chruit’: a bardic poem to the harper 
Deirdre Nic Chárthaigh

In the shadow of Bochsa: a study of three foreign pedal harpists in Dublin (c.1850–1900)
Mary Louise O’Donnell

When thy slender fingers go forth on the wire’: The visit of the Swedish harp virtuoso Adolf Sjödén to Ireland in 1879
Lia Lonnert & Helen Davies

Sustaining the harp in Ireland: Máirín and Róisin Ní Shéaghdha’s music, teaching and legacy
Cormac De Barra

‘Lantern works’: opening access to music education and harping through convent schools in Ireland
Sandra Joyce

‘Balls!’ Gender, language and aesthetic in the worlds of Irish harping
Niall Keegan

Learning together: participatory music practices in Irish harp ensembles
Helen Lawlor

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century pedal harps: a focus on the Philharmonie de Paris harp collection
Haley Hodson 

The Viggianese harp: an exploration of a musical diaspora and its parallels with the Irish tradition
Catrìona Cannon

A trajectory of the Breton harp in the twentieth century
Tristan Le Govic

A harper's perspective on the revival (or re-invention?) of the Scottish harp
Neil Wood & Joshua Dickson

Studying the diversity of Central African harps
Salomé Strauch & Sylvie Le Bomin

Innovation crushing cultural memory: harps in South Cameroon
Susanne Fürniss

Let’s make a record! Contemporary repertoires of the ngombi (harp) by Mitsogo artists in Gabon
Rémy Jadinon

Social life of the Kora 
Paulla Ebron

Harps in Asia: a historical survey
Lucie Rault  

Dawpuewae: forming and performing the Karen collective with the tehnaku (harp) 
Benjamin Fairfield and Chi Suwichan Phattanaphraiwan