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Author LinkWilliams, Sean,1959-
Title LinkBright star of the west : Joe Heaney, Irish song-man / Sean Williams and Lillis Ó Laoire.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Description ix, 250 p., [10] p. of plates :  ill., music ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( American musicspheres )
Series ( American musicspheres.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237), discography (p. 239-241), and index.
Contents Contents: 1. Sean-nós Singing. Sean-nós singing in theory and practice -- The performance of Sean-nós in connemara.
Contents: 2. The Iconic Repertoire. Singing the famine -- The religious laments -- The medieval transformed.
Contents: 3. Masculinity in a Musical Context. Irish masculinities : the Irish tenor and the Sean-nós singer -- Fighting words, fighting music : the performative male.
Contents: 4. Joe Heaney in America. The Irishman at the threshold -- The folk revival and the search for authenticity.
Per.Sub. LinkHeaney, Joe, 1919-1984.
LinkHeaney, Joe, 1919-1984.
Subject LinkSingers -- Ireland -- Biography.
LinkSean-nos -- Ireland -- History and criticism.
Add.Author LinkÓ Laoire, Lillis, 1961-

System Number 000680671
ISBN Link9780195321180

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