Radio Show – Episode 5 – May 29, 2016 Play List and Program Notes – Foxglove Music and Magic

In this episode we discovered the faery lore of the plant, Foxglove, through story and music, enjoyed some contemporary treatments of very old tunes and songs, and more. Catch the latest Forest Halls Celtic episode on demand here. 12:00: Spookytree (Deb Knodel & Jane Valencia) – Lochaber No More 12:01: Alan Stivell – Brian Boru … Continue reading “Radio Show – Episode 5 – May 29, 2016 Play List and Program Notes – Foxglove Music and Magic”

Radio Show – Episode 4 – May 15, 2016 Program Notes: A Spring Ramble

It’s a lovely day for a springtime wander! Okay, so the sky is that milk-gray, and it’s a bit cool out … but musically the sun is shining, and there’s a timeless Celtic quality to the fields and waters …. We now set off on our melodic ramble. Listen to the latest Forest Halls Celtic show … Continue reading “Radio Show – Episode 4 – May 15, 2016 Program Notes: A Spring Ramble”

Radio Show 5/1/16 Program Notes: Green Man and Greenwood

Welcome to Forest Halls Celtic, a program of mostly Celtic music with forays into folk, World, and historical music, and a pause now and then to enjoy some greenwood magic. Today is the First of May, also known as the Celtic festival of Beltane. May Day falls pretty much midway between the Spring Equinox and … Continue reading “Radio Show 5/1/16 Program Notes: Green Man and Greenwood”