Interplays of Folk and Classical Music

The program for May 19, 2018, looked at the relationship of folk and classical styles from several angles.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
The Danish String Quartet Waltz after Lasse in Lyby Wood Works (Dacapo)
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas La Sansonette (Dominique Forges) Highlander’s Farewell (Culburnie)
Four Shillings Short Largo from Suite in A Minor (Antonio Vivaldi) / A Slave’s Lament (Robert Burns) The Secrets of the Water Sound (s/p)
New Set
Jay Ansill The Butterfly Music for Strings (s/p)
Samantha Gillogly & Tim Maurice Anach Chuan / Carolan’s Dream (Turlough O’Carolan) Celtic Chamber Music (s/p)
Lúnasa with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Spoil the Dance Lúnasa with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Lúnasa)
Music Under Announcements
Jay Ansill Farragut Street Origami (Flying Fish)
The Danish String Quartet Vigstamoin Wood Works (Dacapo)
Bowing 9 Över Isen Force Majeure (Dimma)
New Set
Moira Smiley & VOCO Summer Has Come (Béla Bartók) Small Worlds (MoraMusic)
Muzsikás Máramosi Tánc / Máramosi Táncok (Béla Bartók) The Bartók Album (Hannibal)
Kathryn Tickell & Friends and the Northern Sinfonia Shepherd’s Hey (Percy Grainger) (online)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Steve Tilston & Maggie Boyle Linden Lea (Ralph Vaughan Williams) All Under the Sun (Flying Fish)
St Martin in the Fields and Sir Neville Marriner Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy (Ralph Vaughan Williams) English Folk Song Suite 2 (Decca)
Hallé Choir, Mark Elder, James Gilchrist Brigg Fair (Percy Grainger) English Rhapsody: Butterworth, Delius & Grainger (Hallé Concerts Society)
Anne Hills & Jay Ansill Rowan Fragile Gifts (Hand & Heart Music)
Tori Amos Fearlessness (adapted from Enrique Granados) Night of Hunters (Deutsche Grammaphon)
Emily Portman Coracle Coracle (Furrow)
New Set
Nightnoise Water Falls Shadow of Time (Windham Hill)
Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider Beloved, Let Me Not Be Discouraged Silent City (Harmonia Mundi)
Anne, Robbin, and Holly (Crouthamel) Morning Sky A Thistledown Nest (Four Calling Birds)
New Set
Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Galloping Horses (Hai-Hai Huang) New Impossibilities (Sony)
The Musical Art Quintet Milonga de San Francisco Nuevo Chamber (Classical Revolution)
Jay Ansill The Fact Origami (Flying Fish)