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The Folk Music Hour

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The Folk Music Hour-12-01-2020 Summer Folk( 0:54:54)       
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There's heaps of great folk music up and down the country this summer. Here's a taste of some of these talented visitors.
Published: 1/13/2020 3:15:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-05-01-2020 Native Daughters( 0:58:26)       
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Four important women of colour reclaim the banjo for the African American folk tradition, and turn in a powerful set. This episode played earlier in 2019 and is repeated now in observation of Martin Luther King Day.
Published: 1/13/2020 3:10:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour - 29-12-2019 Sandy Denny( 0:58:38)       
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Around the time of her birthday, we honour Sandy every year. For 2020, we have a close listen to her masterpiece Who Knows Where The Time Goes
Published: 1/13/2020 3:02:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-15-12-2019 Happy Christmas( 0:52:22)       
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Season's Greetings. Another Old Year soon gives way to the New Year, and we we wish you a happy summer with a programme of songs for the festive season.
Published: 12/17/2019 4:15:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-08-12-2019 Old Roots, New Boots( 0:58:15)       
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Traditional songs can walk out in new stylings, and the Kronos Quartet have collaborated with four singers, arranging striking string settings for the voices. The result makes for a beautiful programme of folk music.
Published: 12/10/2019 3:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-01-12-2019 First Woverview( 0:56:38)       
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On this week's show Davey features a preview of who's playing at next years Womad festival
Published: 12/4/2019 4:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-24-11-2019 Kiwi Women Songwriters( 0:56:55)       
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Celebrating NZ women who write and sing contemporary folk but with hints of jazz and lashings of country
Published: 11/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-17-11-2019 The Singing Word Four( 0:57:20)       
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On The Folk Music Hour Davey features The Singing Word Part 4 in a series of shows featuring folk songs made out of poetry set to music
Published: 11/19/2019 1:00:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-10-11-2019 Singing Word Three( 0:53:37)       
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More verse set to music, poems becoming immortal songs, including arguably the world's most famous folk song.
Published: 11/12/2019 2:30:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-03-11-2019 The Singing Word 2( 0:56:36)       
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We continue our series investigating great songs which started life as poems.
Published: 11/5/2019 3:30:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-27-10-2019 The Singing Word 1( 0:56:4)       
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We begin a series investigating what happens when poetry is set to music, becoming folk song. Subtitled Poems:Sung, we take our title from Barry Mitcalfe's seminal work on Māori poetry.
Published: 10/29/2019 2:15:00 PM
The Folk Music Hour-22-10-2019 Mix Tape5( 0:59:29)       
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On This Week's Show Davey features inspirational folk that he is loving at the moment
Published: 10/22/2019 3:15:00 PM

David Calder presents the music he loves

Host: David Calder
Produced By: Access Radio Taranaki
Language: English
Category: Community
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