25/10/2020

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Episode 44-Not Easy Playing Green

traditional musicians on sustainability

The topic of sustainable travel for touring musicians has been reframed, as Covid-19 has cancelled most music live music events for an unforeseeable amount of time. But as activity kicks up again, conversations about responsible, viable, grateful travel—and conservation—remain vital.

In this episode, I’ll revisit earlier chats with Liz about her environmental advocacy; Dana Lyn and Kyle Sanna about their musical show that pays tribute (and donates profits) to coral reef ecosystems; and beekeeper Ottavio Forte, whose bees I recorded for a forthcoming album of bee-themed music. And I’ll go back to 6th century Ireland, to offer some historical perspective on activism.

There’s also plenty of music in this episode. Full playlist below.

And for Japanese speakers who want to get started with Irish Music Stories, the first episode has been translated fully (transcript) by Ryoko Murakami (with Tomoaki Hatekeyama) HERE 

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Thanks to everybody for listening. And a special thank you to this month’s underwriters: Aubrey Atwater, Ed Schilling, John Bunch, Lynn Hayes, Finn Agenbroad, David Vaughan, Brian Benscoter, Susan Walsh, Rick Rubin, Randy Krajniak, Jon Duvick, and Suezen Brown.

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Music Heard on IMS Episode 44

Tune: “Trundle’s, Paddy Fahey’s,” from Making TimeArtist: Liz Knowles

Tune: “Pound the Floor,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Strawberry Blossom / Mulhaire’s,” from The Coral Suite EPArtists: Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna

Tune: “Apian Army,” from Perfect MazeArtist: Shannon Heaton and bees/strings

Tune: “D Chimes,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “D Big Build,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Silver Slipper / Aqualude,” from The Coral Suite EP Artists: Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna

Tune: “Wisteria,” from Via Portland Artist: O’Jizo

Tune: “The Humours Of Trim (AKA Rolling Wave),” from Traditional Music On Fiddle, Banjo & HarpArtist: Micheal O’Ruanaigh

Tune: “Sir Ulick Burke,” from Making TimeArtist: Liz Knowles

Tune: “Maidin Fhomhair,” from Live At Mona’sArtist: Eamon O’Leary and Dana Lyn

Tune: “Meaning of Life,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Tuhy’s Frolics / Rakes of Cashel,” from Making TimeArtist: Liz Knowles

Tune: “Fisher’s Hornpipe,” from DanceArtist: Lissa Schneckenburger

Tune: “Gur Mise Tha fo mhulad,” from Making TimeArtist: Liz Knowles

Tune: “Hometown Lullaby,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Heartstrings Theme,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “The Gypsy Queen,” from RavenArtists: John Williams & Dean Magraw

Tune: “The Noodle Vendor,” from Perfect MazeArtists: bees, and strings

Tune: “John’s Theme,” from Irish Music Stories Production musicArtist: Matt Heaton

Tune: “Brad’s Honeybees,” from Lovers’ WellArtists: Matt & Shannon Heaton

Tune: “Aoibhinn Crónán,” from Deadly BuzzArtists: Mick O’Brien & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Tune: “Bow for Rama,” from Perfect MazeArtists: bees, and strings

Song: “Beeswing,” from Land Of Fish And SealsArtist: Keith Murphy

Tune: “Queen of the Earth and Child of the Skies,” from The Western StarArtist: Eric Merrill

Tune: Intro to “The Beehive,” from RubaiArtist: Flook