Radio Show – Episode 46 – Vitality – March 22, 2020

In Episode 46 we revel in the vitality of spring with music, plant lore about Nettle, and a story for all ages about the secrets of Nettle. Enjoy Celtic tunes, songs, and more to cheer your heart and enliven your spirits in this challenging time we share.

Hear harp in the music of Siobhán Armstrong and Wendy Stewart.

Listen to this show on demand until April 5!

The second hour is an encore airing of Show 25 – Spring!

12:05: Lúnasa – The Butlers Of Glen Avenue
12:09: Kathleen MacInnes – Gaol ise Gaol i
12:11: Arcanadh – Cé a chuirfidh tú liom
12:16: Skippinish – Land below the Waves
12:19: Rachel Walker – Cadal Ciarach Mo Luran
12:23: Nettle Plant Lore from Tess Darwin – The Scots Herbal
12:27: Flook – Mouse Jigs
12:28: Lisa Hannigan – Flowers
12:36: Kíla – Sean Deora
12:44: Siobhán Armstrong and Les Witches – Miss Hamilton
12:48: Jane Valencia – Annie and the Secrets of Nettle
12:56: Wendy Stewart – Bonawe Highlanders Stirling Castle
13:00: Zoe Conway & John McIntyre – The Curra Road

Radio Show – Episode 45 – Fly into Spring

This show is vibrant with plenty of contemporary Welsh, Scottish, and some Irish singers and bands singing lively and compelling music in their native languages. We also have some traditional music, some dating back to the 17th century Irish harpers. Enjoy early Gaelic harp played by James Ruff,  as well as harp in music of Songs of Separation,  and by Rachel Newton, William Jackson and Gráinne Hambley.

Listen to Show 45 on demand through March 22.

The second hour is a re-air of Show 24 – Living and Dying.

12:03: Casi and the Blind Harpist – Aderyn
12:05: Gwyneth Glyn – Wyneb Dros Dro
12:08: Flook – The Crystal Year
12:15: James Ruff – King of the Blind
12:17: Alison Helzer – Gradh Geal Mo Chridhe
12:20: Songs of Separation – It Was A’ For Our Rightfu’ King
12:24: Silly Wizard – The Broom O’ the Cowdenknowes
12:29: Rachel Newton – ‘S Toil Leam Chruinneag Dhonn Nam Bo
12:33: Solas – Vital Mental Medicine / The Pullet
12:37: Osna – Morning Dew
12:39: William Jackson and Gráinne Hambley – Celia Connellan / The Rectory Reel
12:45: Kizzy Crawford – Y Ddrudwy
12:50: Meinir Gwilym – Pa Loches
12:54: Kila – Am

Radio Show – Episode 44 – Healing Waters and the Fire of Longing

Refresh yourself with the healing waters of holy well and ocean, and into music that flows through sanctuary spaces and allows the fire of longing to express in the heart.

Listen to the show on demand until 2/19.

Harp on this show: Christina Tourin, in the music of Anúna, Màiri Chaimbeul, Rachel Newton, Seckou Keita (kora)

The second hour of the show is a re-airing of Episode 23 -Pilgrimage.

12:01: Christina Tourin – Well of Eternal Youth
12:05: Jenna Moynihan – Haven
12:08: Anúna – Kells
12:12: Skippinish – Wishing Well
12:23: Lasairfhíona – Tonnta Chonamara
12:28: Cúig – Carry On
12:35: Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill – Colm Cille Na Féile
12:40: Rachel Newton – Gura mise tha fo mhulad
12:43: Ffynnon – Galw
12:48: Mary McLaughlin – Sealwoman/Yundah
12:52: Lisa Hannigan – The Song of the Seal
12:56: Beth Porter – Charm on, Goldfinch