February 2, 2012 Print E-mail

Program 1497: From Vinyl to Mp3 (February 2, 2012) Week 5

Storage media have evolved and music collections have migrated from dusty shelves to gigabytes but a classic performance remains a classic regardless of how it is captured for posterity.  Enjoy an hour of masterpieces from across a quarter century.

Oró…by Máire Brennan from Máire (Atlantic)  
Sevens/Michael Kennedy’s/The Cup of Tea…by Liz Carroll from Lost in the Loop (Green Linnet)  
Stór, A Stór, A Ghrá…by Altan from Blackwater (Virgin
The Savage Wee Beastie/the Limerick Lasses/The Bird in the Bush…by Robin Bullock with John Doyle from Rosewood  Castle (Dancing Wolf
Firethief…by Karine Polwart from This Earthly Spell (Hegri Music
Steel and Stone (Black Water)…by Kris Drever from Black Water (Compass)  
Planets…by Kate Rusby from Awkward Annie (Pure Records)
[ID excerpt] Between Earth and Sky…by Robin Bullock from Between Earth and Sky (Maggie’s Music)
Jig Gwengamp…by Alan Stivell from Live in Dublin (Dreyfus
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face…by Christy Moore from Voyage (Platinum) 
Crossing the Bridge…by Eileen Ivers from Crossing the Bridge (Sony Classical)
This Love Will Carry…by Dougie MacLean and friends ~ MP3 recorded exclusively for The Thistle & Shamrock  (not available) {Other version of this song are available on Dougie MacLean’s cds  “The Essential Dougie MacLean,” “Live,” and “Singing Land”} 
Black River…by Lúnasa from Sé (Compass)
Dance Pourlet…by Gordon Duncan from Thunderstruck (Greentrax)