Waking Up in Dublin: A Musical Tour of the Celtic Capital

Waking Up in Dublin: A Musical Tour of the Celtic Capital

by Neil Hegarty
     
 

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In Waking Up In Dublin, Neil Hegarty takes readers on a personal tour of Dublin's multifaceted music scene, talking to performers and promoters in areas as diverse as modern rock, traditional folk, classical, avant-garde, jazz, cabaret and choral music. Candid and insightful interviews with leading industry figures like Glen Hansard of The Frames, folk musician Cormac

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In Waking Up In Dublin, Neil Hegarty takes readers on a personal tour of Dublin's multifaceted music scene, talking to performers and promoters in areas as diverse as modern rock, traditional folk, classical, avant-garde, jazz, cabaret and choral music. Candid and insightful interviews with leading industry figures like Glen Hansard of The Frames, folk musician Cormac Breatnach, cabaret singer Camille O'Sullivan and Horslips legend Barry Devlin are mixed with essential travel information for music fans.

Includes:
Full-colour maps of the city centre and larger Dublin area
'Top 5' lists, with maps, of live venues for rock, traditional folk, classical, jazz and more
'Essential Dublin Discs,' as provided by the musicians themselves
Mini-bios on bands like The Frames, Planxty, and The Crash Ensemble
Over fifty black and white photos

Whether you're visiting Dublin or a native to the city, Waking Up In Dublin will help you discover countless Irish musical treats - and understand why this city continues to influence music around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857124562
Publisher:
Music Sales Corporation
Publication date:
10/21/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
8 MB

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