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May 18, 2017

Program 1773: Season of Light (May 18, 2017) Week 20  

Marked in early May, Beltane is one of four quarter-day festivals in the old year. Join our celebration of the natural elements –Air, Earth, Water and Fire – in a Beltane-themed hour of music.

Fire Dance...by Richard Wood from Fire Dance (Iona)  
Roly Gentle/Hot Rivets/Tartar Frigate/Closed Face Reel...by Kathryn Tickell from The Very Best of Kathryn Tickell (Park)
Huron 'Beltane' Fire Dance...by Loreena McKennitt from Parallel Dreams (Quinlan Road)  
Tine Gheal/Bright Fire...by Anam from Tine Gheal/Bright Fire (Linn)   
An Hour in the Gloaming...by Jim Malcolm from The First Cold Day (Beltane)
Blackberry Festival Footrace/For Reals...by Hanneke Cassel from For Reasons Unseen (Cassel Records)   
[ID Excerpt] Firedance/Andalucia...by Brendan Power from Brendon Power Plays the Music from Riverdance (Greentrax)  
Beltaine...by Lúnasa from Lúnasa (Compass)     
We Build Fires...by The Poozies from Raise Your Head (A Retrospective) (Compass)     
The Fire of the Spirit...by Richard Souther from Illumination. Hildegard von Bingen: the Fire of the Spirit (Sony)   
Flowers of Spring/The Wily Old Man...by John Carty from Yeh, That's All It Is (Shanachie)     
Snowdrops/Birth...by Maddy Prior from Year (Park)    
A Rosebud By My Early Walk...by The Birnam Quartet from The Music of Burns (Shoogle)   
Firedance...by Bill Whelan from Riverdance (Celtic Heartbeat)