The Irish Musical Tradition


The Irish Musical Tradition

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an appreciation the place of music, song and dance in Irish cultural tradition and contemporary life;

  2. Demonstrate a knowledge of the main facets of Irish Traditional music, song and dance as they have evolved since the 17th century;

  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the historical forces that led to the mid-20th century revival on Irish music after a long period of slow decline;

  4. Engage in the current debate on innovation, commercialisation and internationalisation of Irish traditional music, articulating their own insights into and opinions on these developments.

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