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Mary Ann Kennedy presents music from the 2013 Shetland Folk Festival. Including performances by Kevin Henderson and Claire White, plus highlights of the Isles' Gathering.

Mary Ann Kennedy continues Radio 3's celebration of British music with more from the Shetland Folk Festival, focusing on the Islands' own strong musical heritage, which shows influences from nearby Scandinavia as well as mainland Scotland. Local fiddle player Kevin Henderson plays tunes in Shetland style, Claire White sings in Shetland dialect, and there are highlights of the Isles' Gathering, a get-together of leading musicians from both Orkney and Shetland.

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Sun 16 Jun 2013 22:30

Music Played

  • The Isles Gathering

    Da Cross Reel

    Performers: The Isles Gathering are a collective from Shetland, led by Margaret Scolley, and from Orkney, led by Douglas Montgomery.

  • The Isles Gathering

    Shetland Reels (Tilley Plump, Up da Stroods, Da Grocer)

  • The Isles Gathering

    Handover Set (Peter D Scolley Reel, Billy Nicolson, The Hamars O' Syradale)

  • The Isles Gathering

    Farewell to Stromness

    Performers: Kris Drever

  • The Isles Gathering

    Lily (Lily, The Strynd, Tipping the Scales)

  • The Isles Gathering

    Boys i'the Lounge


  • Sun 16 Jun 2013 22:30

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