Thistle and Shamrock
Feb 19, 2014 — Contributions by acoustic and electric bass to Celtic music are subtle, imaginative and, with players like Alain Genty, firmly in the foreground.
Feb 12, 2014 — From festival commissions for traditional instruments to new songs from emerging singer-songwriter talent, this week we uncover a wealth of recently composed gems.
Feb 5, 2014 — Fiona Ritchie met up with the folk legend to reminisce about her five decades of recording and performing. Redpath, who has an encyclopedic knowledge of folk songs, also discusses her role as a great interpreter of the songs of Robert Burns. Enjoy the singing and anecdotes of a music legend.
Jan 29, 2014 — Fiona Ritchie introduces new releases from debuting artists that have caught her ear as well as favorite players who have helped to define the genre.
Jan 22, 2014 — Follow the instrumental links and song streams that connect musical traditions across miles and oceans.
Jan 15, 2014 — Virtuoso players in Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and beyond are setting a new standard for roots-inspired acoustic guitar music.
Jan 1, 2014 — Travel to northern places in Europe and North America to hear the sound of unspoiled landscapes and rocky shorelines bathed in northern light.
Dec 31, 2013 — Look forward to the New Year with a batch of new releases from across the oceans and the miles.
Dec 25, 2013 — Join Fiona Ritchie to celebrate the season by exploring festive songs, carols and dances from traditions old and new.
Dec 18, 2013 — Travel into the traditions of midwinter through some spellbinding music of the season.