Century Song

Century Song
Sunday 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Hosted by Dan Rein

Century Song...a round trip whirlwind radio journey through the world of traditional music. From Native America to throat singing of Tuva...From the pan pipes of Peru to the pan pipes of the South Pacific...From the classical world of the Arabs to the classical courts of China...Irish jigs, Scandinavian Polskas, Pow-wows, and South India Bharata Natam...Sacred, Secular, and Ritual...There are no boundaries as we explore the traditional musics of the world.

Host Dan Rein travelled to Iran in December 2001/January 2002. He returned with warm memories and wonderful photos.

Listen to featured guests, including a recent interview by Dan Rein with Bill Watkins, author, songster, storyteller, and upholder of the bardic tradition. They talk about Bill's new book, "Scotland is not for the Squeamish." Hear tales of the sea, Scotland, mysticism, history and education, all stirred up with wit and ancient Irish wisdom...Music by Silly Wizard, Sean O'Driscoll (singing a song of Bill's) and Bill himself...

Recent Playlists

7/27/2014 Century Song
7/20/2014 Century Song
7/13/2014 Century Song
7/6/2014 Century Song
6/29/2014 Century Song
6/22/2014 Century Song
6/15/2014 Century Song

During the second hour we had special guests, Ana and the Beltones. The shared their Cajun and Creole music from Louisiana.

6/8/2014 Century Song
6/1/2014 Century Song

During the first hour we had renown guitarist Daithi Sproule talking about the Minnesota Irish Music Weekend.
In the second hour we Carlos Lumbi performing live and talking about his music.

5/25/2014 Century Song

Today we had special guest, the HiB’s, local Irish musicians Jode & Kate Dowling.

Sunday, 8:00am to 10:00am
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