Across the Water: Teaching Irish Music and Dance at Home and by Rebecca E. Farrell

By Rebecca E. Farrell

Immerse scholars within the tune traditions of the Irish, certainly one of North America's greatest ethnic populations. around the Water: educating Irish track and Dance at domestic and in another country supplies basic tune academics the instruments to introduce the song and dance of eire whereas respecting the music's cultural origins. an outline of the background of Irish conventional track presents a simple knowing of the political and cultural occasions that experience motivated this musical sort. Readers learn the way Irish conventional track is seen either in formal and casual faculties in eire and discover a literature assessment of present ethnomusicology and international tune assets. track academics can stick with the ready-to-use, eight- to 10-week track unit and use the accompanying CD choked with real fabrics that the writer accrued whereas residing in Limerick, eire. Recorded within the box, those fabrics will convey grasp academics to the school room with music, ceili bands, and Irish step and set dancing. devices with Irish ceili assessments.

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