with Folk on 2 Tonight, a special edition to mark the launch of the Young Tradition Award 1995, featuring the broadcasting debut of the Luke Daniels Trio and a return visit from the Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster. Other guests include Eliza Carthy and Nancy Kerr , Kate Rusby and Kathryn Roberts - and Jenny Shotliff and Joe Broughton , founders of Youthquake, a project in the North West of England aimed at developing an interest in traditional music among young people.
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In the third of six programmes featuring well known artists in concert,
Ralph McTell introduces the second of two selections from a special concert held recently in honour of Ashley Hutchings 's 50th birthday.
Four programmes in which Jacey Bedford - a member of the a cappella group Artisan - explores the message of contemporary folk song and the importance of the composer's choice of arrangement.
1: Songs for Voices. A look at the work of a cappella groups of various sizes and influences. With no instruments standing between performer and listener, the impact of the words is intensified.
Producer Jane Ward
On the second leg of his six-part musical journey exploring the wealth of folk and traditional music along the inland waterways of Northern Ireland, Colum Sands pauses in Belfast before moving on to County Antrim.
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