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Lopa Kothari - Julie Fowlis Live in Session

Lopa Kothari presents new music from around the world and Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis in a live studio session. Plus BBC Introducing and the Radio 3 World Music Archive.

Lopa Kothari with new music from across the globe, plus Scots folk singer Julie Fowlis in a live studio session.

Julie Fowlis grew up in the Gaelic-speaking Outer Hebrides, and has devoted herself to singing the traditional Gaelic song repertoire, and well as new songs in Gaelic. She has also brought her music to a wide audience, through singing at big events such as the opening of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014, and the Disney Pixar film 'Brave'. Her fourth studio album 'Gach Sgeul - Every Story' was widely acclaimed. She has been nominated as Folk Singer of the Year in next week's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which she is also co-presenting. She will be joined in the session by her long-time musical partner and husband Eamon Doorly, as well as guitarist Tony Byrne.

Plus the latest from BBC Introducing, and another dip into the Radio 3 World Music Archive.
World on 3 sessions are available for download as a podcast via the home page.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Trad.

    Koro Kino

    Performer: Parno Graszt.
    • The Rough Guide To Music Without Frontiers.
    • World Music Network.
    • 2.
  • PlazaFrancia

    La Mano Encima

    • A New Tango Song Book.
    • Because Music France.
    • 1.
  • Bamba Wassoulou Groove

    Siguiguinossonfo

    • Farima.
    • Label Bleu.
    • 4.
  • DJ ClicK

    I Garsona 2014

    • Balkandalucia Vol.1.
    • No Fridge.
    • 1.
  • Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band

    Diew Phin Rotfai Kwamreo Soong

    • 21st Century Molam.
    • Studio Lam/Paradise Bangkok.
    • 5.
  • Julie Fowlis

    Danns' A Luideagan Odhar (Dance Dun-Coloured Slattern)

  • Julie Fowlis

    Smeorach Chlann Domhnaill (The Mavis of Clan Donald)

  • Trio Chemirani

    Dawar

    • Dawar.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 001.
  • Lulacruza

    Cucarachero de Niceforo

    • A Guide to the Birdsong of South America.
    • Rhythm and Roots.
    • 1.
  • Trio Da Kali

    Dissa

    • Trio de Kali.
    • World Circuit.
    • 2.
  • Ngoni ba

    Waati

    • Ba Power.
    • Glitterbeat Records.
    • 6.
  • Bella MacPhail

    An cuala sibh mar dh’èirich dhòmhs’ (Heritage Track)

    • Gaelic Songs From The North Uist Tradition (Scottish Tradition Series vol 25).
    • Green Trax.
    • 2.
  • Julie Fowlis

    Cadal Ciarach Mo Luran (Sleep Well My Beloved)

  • Julie Fowlis

    Puirt-A-Buel Set: Fodor Dha Na Gamhna Beaga (Fodder for the Small Stirks)

  • Billie Holiday

    Billie’s Blues

    Performer: Martyn P. Performer: T-Bone Burnett. Performer: Cassandra Wilson. Performer: Thomas Wydler. Performer: Nick Zinner.
    • Coming Forth By Day.
    • Ojah Media Group.
    • 2.
  • Lead Belly

    Princess Elizabeth

    • Selections from Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 10.
  • Margaret Singana

    Ubukhwele

    • Next Stop Soweto vol.4.
    • Strut.
    • 12.
  • Kourelou

    Mantilatos (BBC Introducing)

  • E.T. Mensah & The Tempos

    205

    • King of Highlife Anthology.
    • Sterns.
    • 5.
  • Cheikh Lô

    Balbalou (feat. Ibrahim Maalouf)

    • Balbalou.
    • Chapter Two / Wagram Music.
    • 3.
  • Bissaya Gong Orchestra

    Gandang parai Bayu (World Music Archive)

    • Malaysia 2013 - Rainforest World Music Festival.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Bridie Jackson & The Arbour

    Diminutive Man

    • New Skin.
    • Bridie Jackson and the Arbour.
    • 5.
  • Angélique Kidjo

    Kelele

    Performer: Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester.
    • Angelique Kidjo Sings.
    • 429 Records.
    • 003.
  • Salao

    Malaguena con Cantes Abandolaos feat..Juan Gomez ‘Chicuelo’

    • Jara en el Camino.
    • Taller de Músics.
    • 1.

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