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Author Kaul, Adam R., author.

Title Turning the tune : traditional music, tourism, and social change in an Irish village / Adam R. Kaul
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2009


Description 1 online resource (x, 190 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Dance and performance studies ; v. 3
Dance and performance studies ; v. 3.
Contents Title page-Turning the Tune; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1-Introduction; Part I-Remembered History; Chapter 2-The Old Days; Chapter 3-The Revival; Part II-Moving Through and Moving In; Chapter 4-The Celtic Tiger; Chapter 5-Locals and Blow-ins; Part III-Change and Continuity; Chapter 6-Consolidation and Globalization; Chapter 7-Adoption and Appropriation; Chapter 8-Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Summary The last century has seen radical social changes in Ireland, which have impacted all aspects of local life but none more so than traditional Irish music, an increasingly important identity marker both in Ireland and abroad. The author focuses on a small village in County Clare, which became a kind of pilgrimage site for those interested in experiencing traditional music. He begins by tracing its historical development from the days prior to the influx of visitors, through a period called "the Revival," in which traditional Irish music was revitalized and transformed, to the modern pe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-176) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tourism -- Social aspects -- Ireland -- Doolin
Tourism -- Ireland -- Doolin
Folk music -- Ireland -- Doolin
Music and tourism -- Ireland -- Doolin
Music and anthropology.
Music and tourism.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Economic history
Folk music
Manners and customs
Music and anthropology
Music and tourism
Tourism -- Social aspects
Doolin (Ireland) -- Economic conditions
Doolin (Ireland) -- Social life and customs
Ireland -- Doolin
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781845459611