Banished to the Barn - John Doherty and 'Bonnie Kate'

Conor Caldwell

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    John Doherty (1900-1980) was one of the most influential Irish musicians of the twentieth century. His music has had a lasting impact on Irish traditional music making around the globe. This paper traces the development of his setting of the canonical reel 'Bonnie Kate'. Using transcription historical investigation Doherty's style is examined in comparison to his contemporaries.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalUlster Folklife
    Issue number54
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


    • Donegal
    • Fiddle
    • Irish Music
    • John Doherty

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Arts and Humanities(all)

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