+    Irish Music    Contribution to other traditions
+    USA and Canada - history       Francis O’Neill (1848-1936): music collector and Chicago Chief        of Police     ...
+    USA and Canada - nowadays       Many Irish-American recording and performing artists           Eileen Ivers – fiddl...
+    The Appalachians    West Virginia, North & South Carolina,    Kentucky, Tenessee       Mass migration 1700-1775 Irel...
+    Appalachian music
+    Newfoundland       Strong fishing links with Ireland (17th & 18th centuries)       33,000 ppl from Waterford settle...
+    Christy Moore – Sonny’s Dream    Newfoundland song
+    Nova Scotia       Strong Scottish and Irish influence       Step dancing, Set dancing, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, song...
+    Great Britain       Strong historical links       Scottish songs in Irish tradition, e.g. ‘Will you Go Lassie      ...
+    Brittany       Strong Celtic music and dance tradition, also its own language       Alan Stivell has promoted Breto...
+    Breton music    Kornog
+    Galicia and Asturias       After Franco, feel more in common with ‘Celtic’ European       Muineria – popular dance ...
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Irish music influence on other traditions

  1. 1. + Irish Music Contribution to other traditions
  2. 2. + USA and Canada - history  Francis O’Neill (1848-1936): music collector and Chicago Chief of Police  Irish musicians in commercial recording scene in USA early 20th century, e.g. in New York, James Morrison, fiddler from Sligo; in Chicago, Tom Ennis, uilleann piper from Wexford  Clancy Brothers, influenced by American folk singers Woodie Guthrie and Pete Seeger, sang Irish folk music for American audiences
  3. 3. + USA and Canada - nowadays  Many Irish-American recording and performing artists  Eileen Ivers – fiddle  Seamus Egan and Solas  Leahy (Canadian band)  Milwaulkee Irish fest
  4. 4. + The Appalachians West Virginia, North & South Carolina, Kentucky, Tenessee  Mass migration 1700-1775 Ireland to America  Ulster Presbyterians brought rich song tradition  Merged with other immigrant traditions to form ‘Old Timey’ music  This Hillbilly music is origin of America Country music
  5. 5. + Appalachian music
  6. 6. + Newfoundland  Strong fishing links with Ireland (17th & 18th centuries)  33,000 ppl from Waterford settled by 1776
  7. 7. + Christy Moore – Sonny’s Dream Newfoundland song
  8. 8. + Nova Scotia  Strong Scottish and Irish influence  Step dancing, Set dancing, Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, songs  Cape Breton Fiddlers Association  Fiddlers Festival 1973
  9. 9. + Great Britain  Strong historical links  Scottish songs in Irish tradition, e.g. ‘Will you Go Lassie Go’, and vice-versa  Ballads and Carols came to Ireland from English tradition  First céilí dance held in London (1897)  London Feis festival
  10. 10. + Brittany  Strong Celtic music and dance tradition, also its own language  Alan Stivell has promoted Breton music and built links
  11. 11. + Breton music Kornog
  12. 12. + Galicia and Asturias  After Franco, feel more in common with ‘Celtic’ European  Muineria – popular dance tune 6 8 time similar to double jig

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