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

4/13/2014 Century Song

Today we had special guests, Corazon en la Mano…Stefanie Levi and James Allen performing Sephardic Jewish music.

4/6/2014 Century Song
3/30/2014 Century Song

Today we had an interview with Walt McClement of Dark, Dark, Dark. We talked about his solo one man band show, Lonesome Leash.

3/23/2014 Century Song
3/16/2014 Century Song

Today we had Roy Woodstrom interview Dan Rein, about Iranian music, with Dan playing setar, and dutar.

3/9/2014 Century Song

Today we had special morning with an interview with Irish accordion master, Paddy O’Brien…who is playing at Hosmer Library Saturday, March 15.

3/2/2014 Century Song

During the second hour we had guests, Barry, Carla, Doug, and Judith. Telling stories from various spiritual traditions and playing music.

2/23/2014 Century Song

Todays special guest were Choro Borealis. Tim O’Keefe, Pat O’Keefe, and Robert Everest doing Brazilian Choro music.

2/16/2014 Century Song

During the second hour we had special guests King Baron playing jazz for clarinet and trumpet.

2/9/2014 Century Song

During the first hour we had special guest Carlos Nunez, a bagpiper from Galica, Spain.

Sunday, 8:00am to 10:00am
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