Vocal Chords: Julie Fowlis on Puirt a beul, a Gaelic Song Tradition

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Acclaimed Scottish singer Julie Fowlis talks to Vocal Chords presenter Iarla Ó'Lionáird about Scottish/Gaelic singing traditions, where they came from and what they mean to her, as well as giving us an insight into what it was like to perform on the soundtrack of the award winning animated film 'Brave'.

In this short clip, Julie gives Iarla a sample of one such Gaelic singing tradition, Puirt a beul (mouth music), and explains what it is, and how it's composed.

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Interview by Iarla Ó'Lionáird, recorded by Amy Millar

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Photo Credit: Amy Millar @athena Media

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Feb 17, 2015, 01:25 PM
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