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June 23, 2016 Print

Program 1726: New Summer Sounds (June 23, 2016) Week 25

The flow of music is never ending and an early summer crop of new releases always yields some fine music.  Fiona handpicks some new sounds recently released by rising artists along with the latest from your favorites.

O'Neill's Cavalry March...by Yo-Yo Ma from Sing Me Home (Masterworks)
Step It Out Mary...by Screaming Orphans from Toy Theatre (screamingorphans.com)
Jackson Scot's Reels...by Mick McAuley from Highs and Bellows (Mick McAuley)
Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore...by Mick McAuley from Highs and Bellows (Mick McAuley)
Little Birdie...by Yo-Yo Ma from Sing Me Home (Masterworks)
Roisin Dubh...by Andrew Finn Magill from Roots (andrewfinnmagill.com)
The Green Fileds of Glentown/The Old dudeen/McFadden's Handsome Daughter...by Andrew Finn Magill from Roots (andrewfinnmagill.com)
[ID excerpt] Bonnie Prince Charlie...by Steve Baughman from O'er Quiet lands Suspended (celticguitar.com)
Love is a Strange Thing...by New Celeste from A Perfect Sky (Park)
Breton Set...by Steve Baughman from O'er Quiet lands Suspended (celticguitar.com)
Suzhou Sisters...by Steve Baughman from O'er Quiet lands Suspended (celticguitar.com)
St. James Infirmary Blues...by Yo-Yo Ma from Sing Me Home (Masterworks)
The Bull's March...by Cillian Vallely from The Raven's Rock (cillianvalely.com)
Boys of Ballycastle...by Cillian Vallely from The Raven's Rock (cillianvalely.com)
Jig Celeste...by New Celeste from A Perfect Sky (Park)

 
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)