> Those interested in the discussion about sessions and how singers are
> welcomed, tolerated, or discouraged might be interested in the Thistle &
> Shamrock program that's scheduled for the weekend of July 16.
> "Traditional instrumentalists in Ireland and Scotland hone their skills as
> sessions in music pubs, where one tune flows into another for hours on end.
> Occasionally, a singer manages to suspend the tune set, lifting a song above
> the general clamor to hush the bows and clinking glasses. We capture the
> atmosphere of a session this week with music recorded in a variety of
> locations, including Chieftain Matt Molloy's pub in Westport County Mayo."
> Tom in NC
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Thanks for the tip. Where did you get these descriptions/previews? I
found this very helpful. I like the Thistle and Shamrock program, but I
find it a real hit and miss thing, based on the episode's focus. Would
you consider posting these previews on a regular basis?
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