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Mary records, performs and teaches workshops in singing skills, performance technique and Gaelic song and culture. She has toured extensively throughout North America, teaching and performing at Celtic/Irish camps.
Start 2020 by experiencing the Power of Chant with me at ATLANTIS CENTRE in Castlebar, Co. Mayo! This will be a two-part workshop exploring Chant from world traditions with a special focus on the Irish Keen. Contact ATLANTIS (telephone above for details and booking)
Part one: SAT Jan 25th 2020 (10:30 am–5:30 pm)
Part two: SAT Feb 29th 2020 (10:30 am–5:30 pm)
details ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE
CHORAL ARRANGEMENTS OF SELECTED CHRISTMAS SONGS FOR SALE - A SUPPLEMENT TO
'A GAELIC CHRISTMAS SONGBOOK' — SEE BELOW!
All enquiries / orders through page
- Keening – A Mourning Ritual For Our Time? (2018) blog in Histories of Emotion from Medieval Europe to Contemporary Australia, Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions https://historiesofemotion.com/2018/03/
- Keening the Dead: Ancient History or a Ritual for Today? (2019) in Religions 2019, 10(4), 235; doi:10.3390/rel10040235 http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7824
- Moving Between Worlds, Death, The Otherworld and Traditional Irish Song’ (2017) chapter 7 in Dell, Helen and Hickey, Helen eds. Singing Death: Reflections on Music and Mortality London, New York: Routledge/Ashgate.
- PLEASE NOTE: Mary is currently writing two books - 'The Ritual of Lament' about the Keening Tradition in Ireland and 'Between the Worlds: Otherworldly Enchantment and Entrapment in Irish Traditional Song'
- Please check back here for details of publication OR use the contact form to put your name/email address on a mailing list for notification of these and future recording projects / gigs.
Gaelic Christmas CD Companion Songbook now available electronically - package includes: audio pronunciation guide, Gaelic lyrics plus phonetic transliteration, written music.
This book is a companion to A Gaelic Christmas CD but could be a stand-alone song book.
Special Christmas offer – 15 euros (normal price 20 euros)
order through ‘contact’ page