Vocal Chords - Iarla Ó Lionáird and Peggy Seeger In Conversation on singing Sean Nós

Mar 21, 2017, 10:21 AM

A segment from the documentary In Conversation with Peggy Seeger on air RTÉ lyric fm 7pm Friday march 24th.

Iarla Ó Lionáird and Peggy Seeger chatting about sean nós singing with Iarla singing Siúil a Rún, a song he learnt from his great aunt Elizabeth Cronin. Cronin was recorded by Alan Lomax singing that same song and Peggy shares stories of Lomax and of Diane Hamilton who recorded with Cronin when Peggy was working with her.

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Vocal Chords is an Athena Media production for RTÉ lyric fm made with the support of the BAI and the TV licence fee. The producer is Helen Shaw. The audio editor is Pearse Ó Caoimh. The digital editor is John Howard. All previous episodes in the series featuring Peter Gabriel, Sinead O Connor, Christy Moore, Julie Fowlis and Paul Brady are online on the project website along with the original five part series which won Gold at the New York Radio Festival 2016.