Publications 1990–1999 by former FMSI members

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Seóirse Bodley (compositions)

Fraw Musica (1996) commissioned by the Landesstaat Sachsen and the Irish Arts Council for the Johann Walter Kantorei, Torgau, Germany.
Pax Bellumque (1997) commissioned by the Concorde Ensemble

Máire Breatnach

Numerous compositions including
Angels CandlesThe Voyage of Bran and Celtic Lovers

Nicholas Carolan

A harvest saved: Francis O’Neill and Irish music in ChicagoCork, Ossian Publications, 1997, A4, 79 pp, ISBN 1-900428-11-3

Irish Traditional Music Archive: the first ten years / Taisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann: na chéad deich mblianaDublin, ITMA, 1997, A4. Profusely illustrated in colour. Free Pdf here

Sean Corcoran

General series editor of Harvest home: field recordings from the Irish tradition (cassettes with extensive booklets) No 1, 1991 and No 2, 1993

Sean sings and plays the bouzouki with the traditional music group Crann (albums:Black Black Black  Claddagh CC63 CD and The Crooked Stair)

Matt Cranitch (fiddle)

Sliabh Notes   (album of music from the Sliabh Luachra region of Cork and Kerry)
Give it Shtick, More Jigs, Polkas, Hornpipes, Reels and Airs  with Matt Cranitch and friends. OSS 6 CD
Take a Bow OSS 5 CDs

Niall Keegan (flute)

Dont Touch the Elk (CD), Elk records, 1999

Ian Lee (editor)

Amhráin ar an Sean-Nós ó: Dún na nGall, Muigh Eo, Conamara, Ciarraí, Corcaigh, Na Déise agus Ráth Cairn  RTÉ CD 185 (CD of traditional songs in Irish from the main Gaeltacht regions, selected from the RTÉ sound archives)

John Moulden

Thousands are Sailing: a brief song history of Irish emigration edited by John Moulden ISBN 1-898437-01-7, Portrush, 48 pp., A4
Thousands are Sailing sung by John Moulden (USCASS01) C85 audio cassette
Songs of Hugh McWilliams, schoolmaster, 1831. ISBN 1-898437-00-9, Portrush, Ulstersongs, 24 pp. A5

Tom Munnelly

The Mount Callan Garland: songs from the repertoire of Tom Lenihan of Knockbrack, Miltown Malbay, county Clare.  Collected and edited by Tom Munnelly with music transcriptions by Marian Deasy. A5 book, 153 pp. and two audio cassettes of Tom Lenihan’s singing, Dublin, Comhairle Bhéaloideas Éireann, 1994, ISBN 0-9-6426-162

Nóirín Ní Riain

Gregorian chant experience / sing and meditate with Nóirín Ní Riain, Dublin : O’Brien Press, 1997. 187 pp, ISBN 0862784654 and accompanying CD
Stór AmhránCD of songs from the Irish tradition accompanied by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin on pipe organ and the choir of the Benedictine monks of Glenstal Abbey (OSS 5 CD). Book publication of these songs due out by 1999.

Jerry OReilly & Terry Moylan

The Croppy’s Complaint: music and songs of 1798, CD and booklet produced by Jerry O’Reilly and Terry Moylan, Dublin, Craft Recordings, 1998, CRCD03.  Three FMSI members are featured singing on this CD: Luke Cheevers — ‘Little Jimmy Murphy’, Jim McFarland  — ‘The Blairismoor Tragedy’ and Jerry O’Reilly — ‘Father Murphy’

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

Sources of Irish traditional musicc. 1600-1855 editor Aloys Fleischmann, assistant editor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, associate editor Paul McGettrick. New York & London, Garland, 1998, 2 vols, xxxviii + 1419 pp, ISBN 082406948x
Between Worlds compilation album. Virgin CD
Gaiseadh/Flowing  with the Irish Chamber Orchestra and traditional musicians. 1992, Venture/Virgin CD
A River of Soundwith a variety of musicians. 1995, Virgin CD
Lumen: CD single of the piece specially commissioned by RTE as the interval music for Eurovision ’95. 1995, Virgin

Leslie Shepard

Dracula celebrating 100 years, edited by Leslie Shepard & Albert Power. Dublin : Mentor Press, 1997, 192 pp, ISBN 094754884X

Hugh Shields

Tunes of the Munster pipers: Irish traditional music from the James Goodman manuscripts, Dublin, Irish Traditional Music Archive, 1998, A4, xxxv + 209 pp., ISBN 0-9532704-0-8 (hbk) 0-9532704-1-6 (pbk)

More information 

Listen to Sound files of Peter Browne (uilleann pipes) playing some of Canon Goodman’s tunes
See and hear Goodman’s tunes  from TMP 1, from TMP 2

Joe McCafferty:Cover of Narrative Singing in Ireland

Narrative singing in Ireland: lays, ballads, come-all-yes and other songs, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1993, ix + 283 pp, ISBN 0-7165-2462-7 (hbk & pbk) 


Michael Tubridy

A selection of Irish traditional step dances, Dublin, 
Brooks Academy, 1998, A4, xviii + 72 pp, ISBN 0-9533637-0-8 with accompanying audio tutor cassette (M. Tubridy flute solo with spoken instructions)
Irish traditional music Book 2, compiled by M. Tubridy and ed. by Méabh Ní Lochlainn. Dublin, Craobh Naithí Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, [1998], A4, 51 pp, 133 tunes

Ríonach uí Ógáin

Faoi rothaí na gréine: amhráin as Conamara a bhailigh Máirtín Ó Cadhain, curtha in eagar ag Ríonach uí Ógáin, buneagarthóireacht: Seosamh Ó Cadhain, BÁC, Coiscéim, 1999, viii + 256 pp — edition of songs in Irish from Connemara collected by the writer Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1907–1970)
‘Colm Ó Caodháin and Séamus Ennis’ in Béaloideas double issue of vols 64–65, 1996–97, pp 279–338
Immortal Dan: Daniel OConnell in Irish folk tradition, Dublin, Geography Publications, n.d., ISBN 0-906602-40-8 (based on a book in
Irish by the same author—An Rí gan choróin: Dónall Ó Conaill sa Bhéaloideas, Dublin, An Clóchomhar Teo., 1984

Gráinne Yeats

Sounding harps : music for the Irish harp [Mercedes Bolger & Gráinne Yeats, editors], Dublin, Cáirde na Cruite, 1990–1998, 4 vols
The harp of Ireland : the Belfast Harpers’ Festival, 1792 and the saving of Ireland’s harp music by Edward BuntingBelfast, Belfast Harpers’ Bicentenary, 1992

Michael Yeats

Cast a cold eye : memoirs of a poet’s son and politician, Dublin, Blackwater Press, [1998] ISBN 0861219686