Here is the play list for our first ever program of Forest Halls Celtic, slightly updated for current airing. Episode 1 offers the playful natural magic and beauty of springtime, a ninth century Irish poem, and Jane Valencia’s retelling of the Irish myth, “Airmid’s Herbal Cloak.” Hear harp in the music of Ann Heymann, Mary Macmaster and Patsy Seddon (in Clan Alba), and Shelley Phillips (in Orison).
Listen to Show 1 and our newest, Show 47 until April 19, 2020.
01:21 Paul Machlis – The Magic Horse
05:01 Bonnie Rideout – The Hen’s March
12:03 Natalie MacMaster – Paddy Le Blanc’s Set
18:15 “Sunshine Through my Window” – Irish, 9th c. poem
20:02 Steve Baughman – Dans Keff Avec
22:28 Cíana – An Dro in Em / Breton March / Bus Stop
27:25 Anúna – Home and the Heartland
31:33 “Airmid’s Herbal Cloak”- storytelling by Jane Valencia
Music: Chris Conway – Airmid’s Herbal Cloak
38:12 Kim Angelis – Frogsong
43:07 Ann Heymann – Hawk of Ballyshannon
45:00 Eve Goodman – Dacw ‘Nghariad
49:20 Clan Alba – Canan Nan Gaidheal
53:36 Orison – The Butterfly
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
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