Radio Show – Out on the Land – Episode 29 – May 21, 2017

It is full-on spring, and we’re soaring into the vibrant landscape of Celtic music. Today’s show features tunes and songs from a variety of styles: traditional, chamber Celtic, English folk rock, contemporary and fusion, and then flies out into a bit of jazz and beyond. Enjoy!

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12:01: The Cast – The Duke of Gordon’s birthday-London Lasses-Da Eye Wifie-The Fyrish Reel
12:04: Steve Baughman – Bonnie Prince Charlie
12:06: Omnia – Eleanor Plunkett
12:09: Abby Newton – Sister Jean
12:14: Steeleye Span and Sir Terry Pratchett – Band of Teachers
12:18: Moving Cloud Orchestra – Moon & Seven Stars-Scatter the Mud-Three Peas in a Pod
12:22: Valerie Rose – For Your Love
12:27: The Casey Sisters – The Earl of Cork’s Allemand
12:29: The Casey Sisters – The March from Irishtown
12:31: The Casey Sisters – The Bandonbridge Hornpipe
12:33: Quadriga Consort – Cliffs of Dooneen
12:35: Seamus Byrne – Track 1 from Forest and Streams,
and Poem: “The Wandering Aengus” by W. B. Yeats
12:39: Solasta – The Cowslip Set
12:45: Jamie Leeming – Heartsong
12:50: Kate in the Kettle – Push and Spark
12:54: Karine Polwart – King Of Birds
12:58: Spookytree – Lochaber No More

Show 29: Out on the Land

Radio Show – Episode 28 – Life Full On – May 7, 2017

The beginning of May is the flowering time of year, when life is full on in every way. In this show we’ll immerse ourselves in the human experience of life, loss, and love.

12:01: Solas – The Wind That Shakes the Barley
12:03: The Poozies – Ma Plaid / Freya Dances
12:13: Goitse – Boodlin’
12:17: Lunasa – Lady Ellen
12:20: Christine Primrose – Coinnichidh mi gleann an fhraoich (When The Evening Mist Comes Swirling Near)
12:23: Dougie MacLean – Home
12:29: Sharlene Wallace – Air
12:32: Quadriga Consort – Miss Noble (Turlough O’Carolan)
12:37: Julie Fowlis – Lon-dubh (Blackbird)
12:43: Lady Maisery – Order and Chaos
12:46: Songs of Separation – Echo Mocks the Corncrake
12:52: Beoga – Eochaid
12:57: Ed Sheeran – Galway Girl

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Radio Show – Episode 24 – Living and Dying – March 5, 2017

As part of the Vashon Conversation with the Living about Dying project, this Sunday’s Forest Halls Celtic show is devoted to music and folklore around this theme. We’ll slip past the Veil and enter the Otherworld to experience grief, longing, and beauty on our musical journey. Joining us is special guest and master storyteller, Allison Cox, sharing a tale. Come enjoy her warmth, good humor, and marvelous way with words!

12:02: Karen Matheson (of Capercaillie) – Dark Alan (from Rob Roy)
12:06: Alasdair Fraser & Paul Machlis – Niel Gow’s Lament of the Death of his Second Wife
12:10: Andy M Stewart – The Land O The Leal
12:16: Allison Cox – Interview and Storytelling
12:42: Kim Robertson – Separation of Soul and Body
12:44: Kim Robertson – The Clergy’s Lamentation/Separation Of Soul And Body
12:51: Tina Malia – Shores of Avalon
12:57: Spookytree (Deb Knodel & Jane Valencia) – Lochaber No More

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