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April 12, 2018

Program 1820: The Road of Tears (April 12, 2018) Week 15

The story of the refugee is retold in different corners of the world through every era.  Along the trail, songs bear witness to the true-life immigrant experience.

Ely Parker/Miss Martin’s Wedding/The Primrose Lassies/Mr Galloway Goes to Washington…by Battlefield Band from The Road of Tears (Temple
Pastures of Plenty…by Solas from Reunion - A Decade of Solas (Compass)  
Paddy’s Lamentation/Ships are Sailing…by Mary Black from Long Journey Home  (BMG)
Farewell and Remember Me…by Boys of the Lough from Farewell and Remember Me  (Shanachie Entertainment)   
Farewell to St. Kilda…by The Whistlebinkies from Albannach  (Greentrax)
McKay Country (Sutherland)…by Kathleen MacInnes from Summer Dawn (Greentrax)
Farewell to Ireland/Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore…by Dolores Keane, John Faulkner, Eamonn Curran from Farewell to Eirinn (Wundertute)
ID excerpt: Ms Dynamite of Benbecula…by Battlefield Band from Out For the Night (Temple)
The Road of Tears…by Battlefield Band from The Road of Tears (Temple
Paddy Works on the Railway…by Mick Moloney from Far From the Shamrock Shore (Shanachie Entertainment
The Maids of Galway/The Reel of Rio/Coyne’s Return/Return to Miltown/Hunting the Boyne/Return of the Maids…by Mick Moloney, Jimmy Keane, Seamus Eagan, Eileen Ivers, Robbie O’Connell from The Green Fields of America  (Green Linnet)   
Stor Mo Chroi…by Sean Keane from Turn a Phrase (Kells Music) 
The May Morning Dew…by Davy Spillane from The Sea of Dreams (Covert Records)
The Maid of Mount Cisco/Farewell to Connaught/Farewell to Ireland…by Dolores Keane, John Faulkner, Eamonn Curran from Farewell to Eirinn (Wundertute)

 
April 05, 2018

Program 1819: New Writing (April 05, 2018) Week 14

From instrumental commissions to new singer-songwriter output, we uncover a wealth of recently composed gems this week.

Spleodar Reel...by Michael Rooney and The Macalla Orchestra from The Macalla Suite (Draioicht Music)
The World's Room...by Jim and Susie Malcolm from Spring Will Follow On (Beltane)
The Wishing Tree...by John Doyle, John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick from The Wishing Tree (Under One Sky)
Sprig of Thyme...by Heidi Talbot and John McCusker from Love is the Bridge Between Two Hearts (Under One Sky)
Pan O'n I'n Fach...by Blodau Gwylltion from LLifo Fel Oed (Sain)
Universal Hall/ Spider's Legs/Mick's Knitted Triplets...by Gillian Frame from Pendulum (Cheery Groove)
Rothes Colliery...by Gillian Frame from Pendulum (Cheery Groove)
[ID excerpt] Highland...by John Doyle, John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick from The Wishing Tree (Under One Sky)
Lament for 1916...by Raymond Smyth from Lament for 1916 (raymondsmyth.com)
The 1916 Centenary Suite...by Raymond Smyth from Lament for 1916 (raymondsmyth.com)
A Clash of Traditions...by Michael Rooney and The Macalla Orchestra from The Macalla Suite (Draioicht Music)
The Proclamation...by Michael Rooney and The Macalla Orchestra from The Macalla Suite (Draioicht Music)
The Battle...by Michael Rooney and The Macalla Orchestra from The Macalla Suite (Draioicht Music)