Buttons and Bows: Accordions, Fiddles, and More

The program for February 20, 2016, featured accordion/fiddle pairings and accordions alone from varied traditions.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham Quendale Bay The Pearl (Green Linnet)
Swåp Ms. Mona Dadziel / Conor Tully’s [sic] (NorthSide)
The Poozies Lila Changed Days, Same Roots (Greentrax)
New Set
Kevin Burke (and Jackie Daly) The Mason’s Apron / Laington’s Reel If the Cap Fits (Green Linnet)
De Dannan Donegal Reels Hibernian Rhapsody (Shanachie)
Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin, Michael McGoldrick, Jim Murray The Road to Corrandulla Tunes (Compass)
Patrick Street The Set / Lacurdeuse Compendium: The Best of... (Green Linnet)
Dervish The Donegal Set The Boys of Sligo (Sound)
Music Under Announcements
Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham My Lily / The Sweetness of Mary / Hughie Jim Paul’s Reel Another Gem (Compass)
Brian McNeill The Heron Unstrung Hero (FMS)
Brian Peters Mr. James Knowles of Friezeland / The Snake Pass Hornpipe The Beast in the Box (Pugwash Music)
Brian McNeill Down the Road to Galloway / Catherine Jane’s Polka Unstrung Hero (FMS)
New Set
Lena Willemark and Ale Möller Drömspar–Efterspel Nordan (ECM)
Maria Kalaniemi & Sven Ahlbäck Randas (Dawning), Polska after Johan Erik Taklax Airbow (NorthSide)
Swåp Midsommarvisa / (Jag Vill Ha) Olas Nya Hus Du Da (NorthSide)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Diana Strong & Myra Joy Turkish Lullaby Sweet Moments of Confusion (s/p)
Duckmandu! Araber Tantz Shut the Duck Up and Play Your Accordion! (s/p)
Nada Lewis Lustige Chassidim Hot, Sweet & Wild (Folkloric Productions)
Muammer Ketencoğlu Alma Miya İzmir Hatırası ~ Smyrna Recollections (Kalan)
New Set
Rahman Asadollahi Khatereh Ana: Traditional Music of Azerbaijan (7/8 Music Productions)
Muammer Ketencoğlu Pokraj Vrela Ploća B’jela Mermera Sevdalinka: Sarajevo Love Songs (Piranha)
Amira Medunjanin & Merima Ključo Mujo...Kuje Zumra (World Village)
Fishtank Ensemble Amfurat de la Haidouk Woman in Sin (s/p)
New Set
Whiskey & Women J’Ete au Bal Medicine for the Blues (s/p)
Sour Mash Hug Band Drop of Rain 2013 Accordion Babes (s/p)
New Set
Riccardo Tesi Bella Un Ballo Liscio (Auvidis)
Dan Newton (faded) Musette Café Accordion (s/p)