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
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
Today’s show is swept with the inspiration of Brigid – Celtic Goddess and Irish Saint. In the first hour, Show 43, this creative fire emerges in songs expressing love. In the second hour, a re-airing of Show 22, we delve into music, poetry, and lore surrounding and related to this powerful figure of light in Celtic traditions.
In Show 43, hear harp in the music of Carol Thompson, Dave and Sharon Thormahlen, and Laurie Riley
Listen to this episode on demand for the next to week here.
12:02: Carol Thompson – Women of Ireland
12:04: Julie Fowlis – Hug Air A’ Bhonaid Mhoir
12:07: Naimh Parsons – The Flower of Magherally
12:12: Skipinnish – Walking On The Waves
12:16: Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller – Time Wears Awa’
12:23: Robyn Stapleton – Ae Fond Kiss
12:27: Dave & Sharon Thormahlen – Gander In The Pratie Hole
12:29: Solasta – The Hornpipe Set
12:37: The Unthanks – Mount The Air
12:42: Laurie Riley – O’Carolan’s Ramble to Cashel
12:46: Claire Hastings – Come Spend a While Wi_ Me
12:52: Jenna Moynihan – Eagle_s Whistle/ Major Campbell Graham
12:58: Greg Joy – Road to Lisdoonvarna