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Irish Music Stories Podcast

Irish Music Stories Podcast

25 Episodes By Shannon Heaton www.IrishMusicStories.org...
The show about traditional music, and the bigger stories behind it. Host Shannon Heaton talks to musicians, dancers, and scholars about where Irish music has been, where it's going, and what it means to so many people around the globe. Whether you already play fiddle or know dance steps, or you don' ...more
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Irish Music Stories Podcast
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Episode 66-Up in Smoke
Loss can spark achingly beautiful music. It can also... more
Nov 15 2022 59m
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Episode 65-Cutting Routes and Tracing Roots
As tunes travel they change. And to turn an old Iris... more
Oct 18 2022 22m
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Episode 64-O’Farrell’s Trip to Texas
Beauty is in the eye of the (informed) beholder. Whe... more
Sep 20 2022 45m
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Episode 63- Juice Box Sessions
It’s really exciting and important to have kids play... more
Aug 17 2022 1h 3m
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Episode 62-Daughters, Maids, and Boys
Most Irish traditional tunes have names. Some go by ... more
Jul 19 2022 26m
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Episode 61: Rounding up the the Tunes
When flute player and police captain Francis O’Neill... more
Jun 21 2022 50m
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Episode 60-Selma and Rose
Most of the Irish traditional jigs and reels I play ... more
May 17 2022 19m
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Episode 59-Shortcut to the Heart
Irish Music Stories is the show about traditional mu... more
Apr 19 2022 26m
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Episode 58-The Astonishing Adventures of Shannon Heaton
Learn how and why Shannon Heaton creates the Irish M... more
Dec 14 2021 30m
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Episode 57-Best Laid Plans
Setbacks and surprises are inevitable. Weather and i... more
Nov 9 2021 7m
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Episode 56-Born for Sport
For many Irish musicians, it can be a tricky and ess... more
Oct 12 2021 46m
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Episode 55-Written in Mortar
Flute player John McKenna left troves of treasures w... more
Sep 14 2021 58m
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Episode 54-Banquet of Collective Wisdom
Irish Music Stories is the show about traditional mu... more
Aug 10 2021 26m
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Episode 53-Songs of Cattle and Copper
For centuries, traditional music in Wales have endur... more
Jul 13 2021 59m
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Episode 52-Garden of Ballads
Plants can be carefully cultivated or can spread nat... more
Jun 8 2021 55m
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Episode 51-Depot of Expected Needs
If you want to share music with folks outside of you... more
May 11 2021 16m
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Episode 50-Framing the Stories
How much power does a backdrop have? As the Irish Mu... more
Feb 9 2021 5m
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Episode 49-The Naming of Birds
After a horrific week of social unrest in the U.S., ... more
Jan 12 2021 6m
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Episode 48 Trailer
Trailer for the December 2020 episode of Irish Music... more
Dec 8 2020 2m
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Episode 48-Between the Tunes
What’s up with stage banter? And why all the joking ... more
Dec 8 2020 42m
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Episode 47-The Myth of Tragedy
How do new traditional Irish and Scottish tunes come... more
Nov 10 2020 53m
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Episode 46-Ancient Tongues, Modern Times
Learning just a few words in Gaelic is mannerly when... more
Oct 13 2020 59m
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Episode 45-Trad in the Classroom
There’s no definitive Irish or Scottish music method... more
Sep 8 2020 52m
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Episode 44-Not Easy Playing Green
The topic of sustainable travel for touring musician... more
Aug 11 2020 44m
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Episode 43-From the Fringe to the Fore
The role of instruments in Celtic traditions can be ... more
Jul 14 2020 51m
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