Show 046 – Winter Solstice (2018-12-22)

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Winter Solstice…it’s the first day of Winter. The return of the sun is celebrated–using different themes, of course–across most all religions. This week, Katie looks at a tiny sliver of Winter- and Solstice-themed Celtic music.She features artists: Siucra, Shantalla, Liz Knowles, Walking On Air, Catherine-Ann MacPhee, Mick Moloney & Athena Tergis, Todd Denman, Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn, The High Seas, Steph Geremia, Dervish, FullSet, and Poor Man’s Gambit.


# Track >Artist Release
1 Winter In Craughwell Siucra Here Among Strangers
2 Gloomy Winter Shantalla Turas
3 Tunes With Johnny Finbar Dwyer’s Fancy-Ríl Uí Sheachnasaigh-Finbar Dwyer’s (Feat. Johnny Connolly & Pat Broaders) Liz Knowles Making Time
4 Last Winter Was a Hard One Walking On Air Music of Ireland, Scotland & Beyond
5 Chi Mi’n Geamhradh Catherine-Ann MacPhee I See Winter
6 The Wren Song (Live) Mick Moloney & Athena Tergis An Irish Christmas (Live from Irish Arts Center)
7 Christmas Eve Todd Denman A Celtic Peace
8 The First Of May-The Blackbird Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn
9 The Drunken Landlady, Christmas Eve, The Abbey Reel The High Seas The High Seas
10 Christmas In Spiddal-Donegal Mazurka (Mazurkas) Steph Geremia Up She Flew
11 Apples in Winter Dervish Decade
12 The First Of Winter FullSet Notes Between The Lines
13 Pass The Baby (The Wren/Pass The Baby/Kiss The Bride/Reconciliation) Poor Man’s Gambit Kind Providence
14 The Gleanntán Reel/The Sandymount Reel/The Beauty Spot/The Ravelled Hank Of Yarn/The Midnight Reel Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh, Paul Doyle, Michelle O’Brien, Troy Bannon & Cyril O’Donoghue Geantraí