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June 14, 2018

Program 1829: Combos (June 14, 2018) Week 24

We revel in the joyous sounds of multi-instrumental line-ups and embrace the unconventional when considering “what-goes-with-what”.

The Bunch of Green Rushes/Salt Creek...by We Banjo 3 from Gather the Good
(We Banjo 3)
Maria's Song/East West...by Matheu Watson from Dunrobin Place (Matheu Watson)
Take Your Time...by The Paul McKenna Band from Elements (Greentrax)
Circles of Stone...by Draiocht from Celtic Woman (Celtic Woman Records)
New Year's Day...by Skyhook from At the Stringsmith's Forge (Skyhook Music)
Rithill Aill (A WeddingSong)...by Capercaillie from Heart of the Gaels (Narada)
[ID excerpt] Taylor Ryan...by Skyhook from At the Stringsmith's Forge (Skyhook Music)
Annam Cara/Ships in the Night...by Michael McGoldrick from Aurora (Vertical
Mickey's Reels...by Michael McGoldrick from Aurora (Vertical)
Angels Without Wings...by Heidi Talbot from Angels Without Wings (Navigator)
Head and Heart...by Luka Bloom from Head and Heart (Big Sky)
Banks of the Lee... by Luka Bloom from Head and Heart (Big Sky)
Yo Mi Voy...by Salsa Celtica from The Future Sound of Gaeldom (Survival)
Jonathan...by Bill Leslie from Scotland - Grace of the Wild (Bill Leslie)

 
June 07, 2018

Program 1828: Sea Sounds (June 07, 2018) Week 23

Images and moods of the sea emerge this week from traditional to new music, including the classical sounds of William Jackson’s compositions for fiddles, pipes, woodwinds and strings.

Crossing the Sound…by William Jackson from A Scottish Island (Mill Records)
The Water is Wide…by Niamh Parsons from Blackbirds & Thrushes (Green Linnet)
The Sailor’s Farewell/The Cape Breton Fiddlers Welcome to Shetland/Sweeney’s Buttermilk…by Vinnie Kilduff  from The Boys From the Blue Hill (Mulligan Music)
Dheanainn Sugradh Ris An Nigh’n Dubh…by Christine Primrose from Without Seeking, Without Asking - Gun Sireadh, Gun Iarraidh  (Temple Records)
Crest of the Wave…by Tracey Dares & Paul MacNeil from CastlebayMusic.com  (Castlebaymusic)
Braw Sailin’ on the Sea…by Ossian from Dove Across the Water (Iona) 
The Earl of Dalhousie’s Happy Return to Scotland…by Abby Newton from Crossing to Scotland (Culburnie
[ID EXCERPT]  Sitting in the Stern of a Boat …by Alasdair Fraser from Return to Kintail (Culburnie)   
Storm Warning…by John Whelan and Friends from Flirting with the Edge (Narada)
Ready for the Storm…by Kathy Mattea from Time Passes By (Polygram
The Gale…by Shaun Davey with Liam O’Flynn from The Brendan Voyage (Tara)  
Free and Easy…by Shaun Davey with Rita Connolly from Granuaile (Tara)  
The Long Ships…by Enya from Watermark (Wea)
Sail On…by Dick Gaughan from Sail On (Greentrax)
Carraroe/Out On the Ocean…by Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill from Live in Seattle (Green Linnet)

 
May 24, 2018

Program 1826: More New Sounds (May 24, 2018) Week 21

Madame Fromage...by Calan from Deg | 10 (Sain)
Organised Chaos...by Connla from The Next Chapter (connlamusic.com)
Wayfaring Stranger...by Connla from The Next Chapter (connlamusic.com)
Maggie's Set...by The Fretless from Live from the Art Farm (thefretless.com)
The Tri-Coloured House...by The Unwanted from Pay Day (Whirling Music)
Memories of Ballymote/Gurteen Cross...by The Unwanted from Pay Day (Whirling Music)
10,000 Days Like These...by Low Lily from 10,000 Days Like These (Mad River Records)
[ID except] The Good Part...by Low Lily from 10,000 Days Like These (Mad River Records)
The Rolling Wave..by The Gloaming from Live at the NCH (Real World)
Tomnahurich...by Lauren MacColl from The Seer (Feis Rois)
Slow Fields of Home ...by Salt House from Undersong (Make Believe Records)
Undersong...by Salt House from Undersong (Make Believe Records)
New Set...by Calan from Deg | 10 (Sain)

 
May 31, 2018

Program 1827: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (May 31, 2018) Week 22

Hear music from an acclaimed National Theatre of Scotland production that celebrates traditional poetry, storytelling and music woven through a supernatural tale.

Doctor Angus (Chloe's Passion/Co a ni Mire ri Màiri?/Tubular Peat)...by Nuala Kennedy from A Wee Selection (Under the Arch)
Stories From the Debatable Lands...by Kathryn Tickell from Debatable Lands (Park
Selection from the production...by National Theatre of Scotland from The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (live recording from the show
The Bonnie Lass of Fyvie/the Silver Spear...by Malinky from Last Leaves (Greentrax)
Killiecrankie...by Jamie McMenemy from Robert Burns The Complete songs, Volume 5 (Linn)
The Twa Corbies...by National Theatre of Scotland from The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (live recording from the show
[ID excerpt] The Pipers (The Glasgow Police Pipe Band/Lexie MacAskill)...by Sileas from Beating Harps (Greentrax)
Blooming Heather...by Kate Rusby from Awkward Annie (Pure)
Yellow on the Broom...by Jean Redpath from Summer of My Dreams (Greentrax
Green Grow the Rashes...by Dougie MacLean from Real Estate (Dunkeld)
Blackwater...by Altan from Blackwater (Virgin)
Bedlam Boys...by National Theatre of Scotland from The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (live recording from the show
Father John MacMillan of Barra/The Devil in the Kitchen/Miss Drummond of Perth/Mackinnon's Rant/Traditional Reel/Margaree Reel...by Alasdair Fraser and Jody Stecher from The Driven Bow (Culburnie)
Tunes and Puirt-a-Beul Set...by Julie Fowlis from Live at Perthshire Amber (Machair)

 
May 17, 2018

Program 1825: A Gentle Revolution (May 17, 2018) Week 20  

Experience the massive international impact of the small harp, building momentum since the 1970s in music from Celtic roots.

Harp de Vies…by Alan Stivell from Back to Breizh (Disques Dreyfus)
Calman the Wolf...by Savourna Stevenson from Celtic Harp (Cooking Vinyl)
The Pure Land...by William Jackson from Inchcolm (Linn)
The Crib of Perches/Garrett Barry’s...by Gráinne Hambly from Between the Showers  (Shamrock)
Mo Robairneach Gaolach...by Catherine-Ann MacPhee from Sùil Air Ais: Looking Back (Greentrax)
6/8 and Jigs...by Wendy Stewart from Standing Wave (Greentrax)  
Johnnie Cope...by Ceolbeg from Seeds to the Wind (Greentrax)
ID Excerpt: Flying to the Fleadh…by Gráinne Hambly from Between the Showers (Shamrock)
Harpsong...by Moya Brennan from Two Horizons (Decca
Full Fathom Five...by Méav from Silver Sea (Celtic Collections) 
Comb Your Hair and Curl It...by Kim Robertson from The Spiral Gate (Narada
Sunny...by The Poozies from Changed Days, Same Roots (Compass)  
The Great Debate...by The Poozies from Changed Days, Same Roots (Compass)
E Kreiz Breizh...by Alan Stivell from Beyond Words (Disques Dreyfus)

 
May 10, 2018

Program 1824: Kickstarters (May 10, 2018) Week 19

In the 1970s a handful of globetrotting bands kicked off the international following for music from Celtic roots. Hear vintage sounds from some of the trailblazers.

The Sunny Banks/The Rising Sun...by De Danann from The Best of the Irish Folk Festival ~ The Seventies  (WunderTüte)
Mhaire Bruineall...by Clannad from Clannad in Concert (Shanachie)  
Planxty Burke...by Clannad from Clannad in Concert (Shanachie)  
The Flower of Magherally...by Boys of the Lough (featuring Cathal McConnell) from Live at Carnegie Hall (Sage Arts
The Geese in the Bog/The Jig of Slurs...by the The Tannahill Weavers from Live & In Session (Compass)
Ready for the Storm...by Dougie MacLean from Live From the Ends of the Earth (Dunkeld)
Logan Water/Pennan Den...by Ossian from The Carrying Stream (Greentrax)   
[ID excerpt] Edmonton Airbus...by Dougie MacLean from Craigie Dhu (Dunkeld
The Longford Weaver...by Andy Irvine & Mick Hanly from The Best of the Irish Folk Festival ~ The Seventies (WunderTüte)
Master's Return/Kitty's Wedding...by Liam O'Flynn, Mick Hanly and Andy Irvine from The Best of the Irish Folk Festival ~ The Seventies (WunderTüte)
Fionnguala...by The Bothy Band from Live in Concert (Green Linnet)
The Blackbird...by Silly Wizard from Live Wizardry (Green Linnet)
Miss Shepherd/Sweeney's Buttermilk...by Silly Wizard from LIve Wizardry (Green Linnet)
Rantin' Rovin' Robin...by Battlefield Band from The Best of Battlefield Band (Temple)
March of the King of Laois...by The Chieftains from The Wide World Over ~ A 40 Year Celebration (RCA Victor)

 
May 03, 2018

Program 1823: Brittany (May 03, 2018) Week 18   

Hear intoxicating melodies from the father of the pan-Celtic sound, Alan Stivell, along with guitarists, flute players and singers that have shaped the contemporary Breton sound.

Suite de Ridees…by Tony McManus from Ceol More (Greentrax)   
Boules et Guirlandes…by Skolvan from Swing & Tears (Keltia Musique)  
Ar Galon Digorr…by Annie Ebrel, Gilles le Bigot, Davy Spillane from Voix Celtiques -Celtic Voices (Keltia Musiques)
Gavotten…by Celtic Fiddle Festival (featuring Christian LeMaitre) from Rendezvous (Green Linnet
Er Pasker/Stella Splendens…by Jean-Michel Veillon from Er Pasker (Coop Breizh)
Scotland the Brave…by Jamie McMenemy from Les Grands Airs Celtiques (Keltia Musique) 
Dans Plinn…by Kornog from Korong (Green Linnet
ID Excerpt: An Derez….by Jacques Pellen & Riccardo del Fra from Sorseez  (Gwerz)
Toutouig…by Morgan from Born of The Sea   (Telen)
Ne Bado Ket Atao…by Alan Stivell from International Tour (Dreyfus Records)
Toniou Bale Deus Kreiz Breizh…by Pennou Skoulm from Breton Ballroom (Diffusion Breizh)
Le Reve de Sam…by Bagad Bro Kemperle from Ar Gouriz Ruz (Coop Breizh)
Hanter-Dro…by Alain Pennec from Alcoves (Keltia Musique)  
La Langue de Chez Moi…by Sonerien Du from Au Coeur de la Musique Bretonne (Coop Breizh)
Breton Set…by Maggie Sansone from Dance Upon the Shore (Maggie’s Music)

 
April 26, 2018

Program 1822: New Sounds (April 26, 2018) Week 17

The flow of music is never ending and a spring tide of new recordings has brought some great music into the Thistle library. Fiona handpicks some of the best new sounds.

Merrigan...by Daygan from Musician Magician Music Magick (osmosys)
Hunger's Daughter...by Barry Nisbet from A Bright Ray of Sunshine (RRIG)
Give Me Your Horse...by Jake Aaron from Give Me Your Horse (jakeaaronmusic)
Alia Star...by Daygan from Musician Magician Music Magick (osmosys)
La Laine de nos Mouton...by Dragonsfly from Familiar Shores (Pond Life)
Fair and Tender Ladies...by Betse & Clarke from River Still Rise (Oasis)
Arkansas Traveler...by Betse & Clarke from River Still Rise (Oasis)
Trouble in Mind...by Underhill Rose from Underhill Rose Live (Underhill Rose)
[ID excerpt]Twig (4 Ever)...by Daygan from Musician Magician Music Magick (osmosys)
Eilean A' Cheo...by Mairi Thérése Gilfedder and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)
Sheòl Am Báta Fairis A-Null/Latha Suibhal Beinne Dhomh...by Lurach and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)
Chase the Ace...by Mac Lir and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)
The Ale is Dear/The Steampacket/Marion Campbell of Benbecula by Robbie Greig and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)
Mist on the Moors/Awakening/The Laird's Dance...by Iain Donald MacGillivray and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)
Linden Lea...by Far Flung Collective and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)
Tingles...by Elephant Sessions and Lews Castle College UHI from Nead Nan Ceòladair The Musicians' Nest (NNC)

 
April 19, 2018

Program 1821: From Vinyl to mp3 (April 19, 2018) Week 16

Music collections have migrated from record shelves to disc drives and up into the cloud but a great performance is there for posterity regardless of the means of storage and sharing. Enjoy an hour of Celtic 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)

 
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)

 
March 29, 2018

Program 1818: Spring is in the Airs (March 29, 2018) Week 13

For Joe McKenna, Kim Robertson, Liz Carroll and Jacqui McShee, spring is  certainly in the airs, and also the jigs, reels and songs. Join us for a musical  scene of the season.

Echo’s Calling...Joe McKenna from The Irish Low Whistle (Shanachie)
The March Air...by Nightnoise from Shadows of Time (Windham Hill)
Brighid’s Kiss...by La Lugh from Celtic Woman 2 (Lughnasa)
Morning Dew...by Kim Robertson from Dance to Your Shadow (Narada Media)
Yellow on the Broom...by Sheena Wellington from Clearsong (Dunkeld)
Logan Water/Pennan Den...by Ossian from The Carrying Stream (Greentrax)
ID Excerpt: Piper’s Despair…by Kim Robertson from Dance to Your Shadow (Narada Media)
May Morning Dew...by Moving Hearts from The Storm (Son Records) 
Til the Sun Comes Up...by Katie McMahon from After the Morning (Paradigm)
Even in the Rain...by Deaf Shepherd from Even in the Rain (Deaf Shepherd)  
The Crow in the Sun...by Liz Carroll from Lost in the Loop (Green Linnet)
The Nightingale...by Jacqui McShee’s Pentangle from At the Little Theatre (Park)
Inner Sound...by The Whistlebinkies from Inner Sound (Lochshore)

 
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