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June 16, 2016 Print

Program 1725: The Longest Day (June 16, 2016) Week 24

Ancient holidays, festivals and fertility rituals marked the time when the sun reaches its greatest height in the northern hemisphere.  Fiona joins in with music and song handpicked to celebrate the longest period of daylight.

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 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)

 
June 09, 2016 Print

Program 1724: Raise Your Voice (June 09, 2016) Week 23

While solo singing is revered in traditional singing circles, layers of harmony and massed voices create stunning arrangements of traditional folk song.

The Broom of the Cowdenknowes…by The Black Family from The Black Family  (Dara)
Lassie, Lie Near Me…by Corrina Hewat and Friends from Scottish Women  (Greentrax)
Sail Away…by Malcolm Dalglish & The Ooolites from Pleasure  (Ooolitic Music)
Mari Lwyd…by Carreg Lafar from Hyn  (Sain
Novel…by Ensemble Choral du Bout du Mond from Celtic Christmas Music From Brittany  (Green Linnet)
Dùlamán…by Anuna from Omnis  (Celtic Heartbeat)
Blow Northern Wind…by Mediaeval Baebes from The Rose  (Nettwork
Land of Light …by Tannahill Weavers from Land of Light  (Green Linnet)
ID Excerpt: Lick the Maypole…by Mediaeval Baebes from The Rose (Nettwork)
Against the Wind…by Máire Brennan from Máire  (Atlantic)
Travellers’ Prayer…by Mairead Ni Dhomnaill & The Voice Squad from Travellers’ Prayer- John Renbourn  (Shanachie)
Canan Nan Gaidheal…by Gaelic Women from Ar Cánan ‘s Ar Ceòl   (Greentrax)
Hush Hush…by Maddie Prior & The Girls from Bib & Tuck  (Park)
Island Spinning Song…by National Youth Choir of Scotland from There’s Lilt in The Song  (NYCOS)
Another Train…by The Poozies from Chantoozies   (Hypertension)
Banba Óir...by Clannad from Banba (RCA)