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- DescriptionSusan Motherway illustrates the transformative impact of globalization on Irish traditional song performance by examining the ways in which performers mediate the divide between local and global markets. The book portrays patterns of musical change extant within the tradition as a result of globalization.
- Author BiographySusan Motherway is a lecturer in music at the Institute of Technology, Tralee. She studied ethnomusicology at the University of Limerick under Dr John Morgan O'Connell and was awarded a PhD in 2009 for her thesis 'Mediating the Divide: The Globalization of Irish Traditional Song Performance'. Susan received the title of 'Visiting Research Associate' from Queens University Belfast (2005/2006). She has contributed many articles to the Continuum Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, The Companion to Irish Traditional Music, and The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland. Her papers are published in the Conference Proceedings of ICTM Music & Minorities Conference (2006) and ICTM Ireland's publication Ancestral Imprints: Histories of Irish Traditional Music and Dance. Susan plays concertina, concert flute and piano. She has been a long-time performer with Siamsa Tire, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland.
- Author(s)Susan H. Motherway
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication15/03/2013
- GenreMusic & Dance
- Series TitleAshgate Popular and Folk Music Series
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 25 music examples
- Weight586 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Series Edited byProfessor Derek B. Scott,Professor Lori Burns,Professor Stan Hawkins
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