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"What do we mean by Irish music? The politics of state-sponsored music publication in independent Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Mullaney-Dignam, Karol
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-03T08:04:10Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-03T08:04:10Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.isbn ISBN 978-3-99012-401-7
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8095
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This essay considers the politics of music publication by the Irish state in the early decades of independence alongside the prescription of 'Irishness' in education, collection and composition. It surveys the roles played by individual government ministers and state officials in developing or thwarting these aspects of musical activity arguing that personal rather than collective attitudes resulted in state initiatives - and these we re typically concerned with developing music as an aspect of national culture. Few, if any. steps appear to have been taken in consultation with members of the music profession for the purposes of developing music per se after the establishment of the Irish Free State (Saorscat Eireann) in December 1922. Instructive in this regard are the responses of mu sic professionals - composers and members of the Music Association of Ireland especially - who, by direct submission or indirectly through the pages of popular journals , magazines and newspapers, advi sed successive governments of the urgent need to have a comprehensive centralized state policy for the development of all aspects of music in Ireland . In the context of such commentary,underlying questions of modernism and national identity will be considered using published and unpublished records of Irish cultural history including state department reports and archives, and transcripts of debates in Dail Eireann (Assembly of Ireland), the lower house of parliament, and principal chamber of the Irish legislature. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Hollitzer Verlag en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Music preferred. Essays in musicology, cultural history and analysis in honour of Harry White, Lorraine Byrne Bodley (ed);pt 2, pp. 217-230
dc.relation.uri http://www.hollitzer.at/wissenschaft/programm/produktdetail/produkt/music-preferred-essays-in-musicology-cultural-history-and-analysis-in-honour-of-harry-white/backPID/uebersicht-2.html
dc.rights Published in ULIR https://ulir.ul.ie with the permission of Hollitzer Verlag en_US
dc.subject Irish music en_US
dc.subject politics en_US
dc.title "What do we mean by Irish music? The politics of state-sponsored music publication in independent Ireland en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-09-26T13:31:16Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2852648
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Music Preferred: Essays in Musicology, Cultural History and Analysis in honour of Harry White
dc.description.status Peer reviewed


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