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- DescriptionBright Star of the West examines the life, repertoire, and influence of Ireland's greatest sean-nos (old-style) singer, Joe Heaney (1919-1984).
- Author BiographySean Williams is a professor of music, Irish Studies, and Asian Studies at The Evergreen State College. She has written and edited several books, including The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music of West Java (2001) and Focus: Irish Traditional Music (2010). Lillis O Laoire is an award winning Gaelic singer, scholar, and writer from the Gaelic speaking region of Donegal, Ireland. He teaches courses in Gaelic language, culture and folklore at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and his publications include On a Rock in the Middle of the Ocean: Songs and Singers in Tory Island, Ireland (2005).
- Author(s)Lillis S. Laoire,Sean Williams
- PublisherOxford University Press Inc
- Date of Publication01/01/2016
- GenreBiography: The Arts
- Series TitleAmerican Musicspheres Series
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOxford University Press Inc
- Content Note16 halftones, 32 music examples
- Weight406 g
- Width158 mm
- Height233 mm
- Spine16 mm
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