Ep. 60 - Charlie Lennon
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by RTÉ Radio 1
2M ago
A special interview with composer, fiddle and piano player Charlie Lennon recorded in Stiúideó Cuan in Galway in advance of a concert in celebration of Charlie's music ..read more
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Ep. 59 - Zoë Conway and Jim McKillop
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by RTÉ Radio 1
3M ago
Zoë Conway joins Aoife to talk about her newly composed suite of music, From a Forest to a Fiddle and we also hear from Jim McKillop whose fiddle making process is documented and celebrated through music and film as part of this project ..read more
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Ep. 58 - Traditional Music and Jazz in the early 20th Century
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by RTÉ Radio 1
3M ago
In this episode Conor Caldwell talks about how jazz culture in Ireland in the early 20th century influenced Irish traditional musicians and made its way into the repertoire of players like John Doherty and others ..read more
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Ep. 57 - The Liffey Banks by Tommie Potts
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by RTÉ Radio 1
4M ago
In this episode we’re celebrating the iconic album The Liffey Banks from fiddle player Tommie Potts, first released in 1972 by Claddagh Records. With contributions from Seán Óg Potts, Martin Hayes, Aoife Ní Bhriain, James Kelly, and the voices of Garech de Brún, Paddy Moloney, Peadar O’Loughlin, Seán Potts and Tommie Potts himself ..read more
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Ep. 56 - Claddagh Records
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by RTÉ Radio 1
5M ago
In 2009 we broadcast an edition of The Arts Show on RTÉ Radio 1 celebrating 50 years of Claddagh Records. A new book by James Morrissey about Garech de Brún and Claddagh Records 'Real to Reel' has just been published and we thought it would be fitting to revisit this programme and these stories again today ..read more
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Ep. 55 - Karen Ryan
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by RTÉ Radio 1
5M ago
In this episode Aoife's guest is musician Karen Ryan, a member of the band The London Lasses who are celebrating 25 years together this year. Karen has chosen music from some of the legendary figures she met growing up learning Irish traditional music in London. This programme was first broadcast on the 24th of September 2023 ..read more
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Ep. 54 Jackie Daly
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by RTÉ Radio 1
5M ago
In this episode Aoife talks to accordion player and composer Jackie Daly about his life in music and especially about his new book of tunes ‘The Jackie Daly Collection’. This programme was first broadcast on July 23rd 2023 ..read more
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Ep. 53- Amhráin Anna John Chiot
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by RTÉ Radio 1
5M ago
Almost 100 years ago Donegal woman Anna John Chiot was visited by collectors from the Irish Folklore Commission. They recorded many songs from her and fiddle player Paul O’Shaughnessy has just published 128 of them in a new book which is accompanied by a cd featuring new recordings of some of the songs ..read more
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Ep. 52- The Forde Collection
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by RTÉ Radio 1
5M ago
In this episode, we're talking about music collected in Ireland in the 1840s and recently published in The Forde Collection, edited by Nicholas Carolan and Caitlín Uí Éigeartaigh. Nicholas Carolan joins us to talk about William Forde and we have music from Mark Redmond, Eilís Lavelle and Jason McGuinness. First broadcast on 23rd April 2023 ..read more
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Ep. 51 - Diarmuid Ó Meachair
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by RTÉ Radio 1
5M ago
In this episode we meet accordion and melodeon player Diarmuid Ó Meachair who has just released an album of music on the melodeon, 'Melodeon Medleys'. This programme was first broadcast on the 3rd of September 2023 ..read more
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