A Musical Offering

Essays in honour of Gerard Gillen

Edited by: Kerry Houston, Harry White

Professor Gerard Gillen celebrates his 75th birthday on August 16, 2017. In this volume, friends and colleagues of the esteemed professor honor his work with a collection of essays reflecting the stellar contribution that he has made to music and musicology in Ireland. Contents include: Foreword by Prof. Emeritus T.P. Dolan (U College Dublin); David Adams (Royal Irish Academy of Music) From pp to ff: a German organ crescendo; Lorraine Byrne Bodley (Maynooth U), Schubert's sacred music; Paul Collins (Mary I, U Limerick), Catholic church music in Limerick, c.1860-1965; R.V. Comerford (Maynooth U), The historiographical significance of The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland (2013); David Connolly (DkIT and St Michael's, Dun Laoghaire), Church music education and the organ in France, 1800-1900; Kieran A. Daly (ind.), St. Mary's Guild, Dublin: a parish choir in times of trouble; Frank Lawrence (U College Dublin), Alessandro Cellini (1830-88), a Roman in Dublin; Darina McCarthy (Maynooth U), Leading from behind? St Patrick's College, Maynooth, and the development of church music in Ireland, 1800-1914; David Mooney (Dublin Institute of Technology), The Feis Ceoil and the evolution of twentieth-century organ music in Ireland; Carole O'Connor (Dublin Institute of Technology), Remembering Jehan Alain (1911-40); Ite O'Donovan (Lassus Scholars), A school of church music in Ireland; Jan Smaczny (Queen's U, Belfast), Dvor?k the performer; Yo Tomita (Queen's U, Belfast), The well-tempered clavier in pre-classical Vienna: a new source and its implication; Liam Tracey (St Patrick's College, Maynooth), Lament: a lost liturgical category; and Harry White (U College Dublin), 'A priest of eternal imagination': Joyce, music and Roman Catholicism; and more. [Subject: Musical Studies, Dvor?k, Schubert, Cellini, Marchant, Grieg, Feis Ceoil, Irish Studies]

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Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846826580