Ireland, a bicycle, and a tin whistle

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As he travels through the North, Wilson gets beneath the political surface to portray both the tragedy and comedy of everyday life in the Protestant and Catholic communities. Aware of the polarized image that each side has of the other, he emphasizes the importance of finding common ground and of asserting the middle against the extremes. Just as traditional Irish music is characterized by ornamentations and elaborations on a melodic theme, Ireland, a Bicycle, and a Tin Whistle is full of variations and wanderings on the theme of the trip itself. And just as traditional Irish musicians will follow a sad slow air with a lively foot-tapping reel, Wilson's mood ranges from the nostalgic and reflective to the irreverent and mischievous. If there is a lament in one ear, there is a song in the other.
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display_description"Cycling around Ireland in search of traditional music, David Wilson follows the coastline from Presbyterian Islandmagee to Gaelic Cape Clear and back up north from Dublin to Belfast. Ireland, a Bicycle, and a Tin Whistle takes us on a journey across wild open spaces and through crowded pubs and festivals that pulse with energy and life. This is the Ireland of fiddles, harps, and flutes, butterflies on bog roads, Country-and-Irish songs, Ulster Fries, storytelling, yarnspinning, and jigs and reels to the crack of dawn." "As he travels through the North, Wilson gets beneath the surface to portray both the tragedy and comedy of everyday life inside the Protestant and Catholic communities. Aware of the polarized image that each side has of the other, he emphasizes the importance of finding common ground and asserting the middle against the extremes." "Just as traditional Irish music is characterized by ornamentations and elaborations on a melodic theme, Ireland, a Bicycle, and a Tin Whistle is full of variations and wanderings on the theme of the trip itself. And just as traditional Irish musicians will follow a sad slow air with a lively foot-tapping reel, Wilson's mood ranges from the nostalgic and reflective to the irreverent and mischievous. If there is a lament in one ear, there is always a song in the other."--Jacket.
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subject_facetCycling
Cycling -- Ireland
Electronic books
HISTORY -- Europe -- Ireland
Ireland
Ireland -- Description and travel
Irland
Irlande -- Descriptions et voyages
Reisebericht
TRAVEL -- Europe -- Ireland
Travel
Wilson, David A. -- 1950- -- Travel -- Ireland
Wilson, David A., -- 1950-
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Wilson, David A., -- 1950- -- Voyages -- Irlande
title_displayIreland, a bicycle, and a tin whistle
title_fullIreland, a bicycle, and a tin whistle / David A. Wilson ; illustrated by Justin Palmer
title_shortIreland, a bicycle, and a tin whistle
topic_facet1950-
Cycling
Description and travel
Descriptions et voyages
HISTORY
Ireland
Reisebericht
TRAVEL
Travel
Voyages
Wilson, David A