CMC's site contains a number of useful materials for music students. The following list contains a number of these links and suggested starting points for students.
Leaving Certificate Music Students
Students who study music in their senior cycle in Ireland study a set work by an Irish composer. The current work on the syllabus for 2016 is Raymond Deane's Seachanges, and this will be followed by Gerald Barry's Piano Quartet No. 1 in 2017.
Gerald Barry - Piano Quartet No. 1
- Download a PDF of study notes about the quartet
- View Gerald Barry's composer page
- Discover more works by Gerald Barry
Raymond Deane - Seachanges
- Watch and listen to a new performance of the work here
- Watch a performance of Seachanges by Concorde
- Watch a short film about the composer
- Download a PDF of study notes for the work
- Purchase the score
- Discover more works by Raymond Deane
Student performer or ensemble
Why not perform a work by an Irish composer? Visit our Music or Composers sections for ideas or contact us directly for suggestions.
Contemporary Music Centre’s public library is available to any musicians, musicologists, composers and students interested in performing or researching contemporary music from Ireland. The guide below gives information on resources available in CMC's library.