Vocal Chords Episode 2 Friday May 8th 7 pm
The Vocal Chords series began Friday 1st of May with Episode 1. If you missed the broadcast you can hear the episode again via the RTÉ player here.
Episode 2 airs Friday 8th May at 7 pm. After sound comes language. In this episode presenter and The Gloaming singer, Iarla Ó’Lionáird explores the roots of traditions and folk song and how language, culture, identity and belonging are all tightly interwoven with song and singing. Song, Iarla says, becomes a vocal map to ourselves, to our roots, to our home. Voices in this episode include singers Christy Moore, Steve Byrne, Julie Fowlis, Francis Devine, Grace Toland, Frances Black, Treasa Ní Mhoilláin and South African singers Nomfusi, Otto Maidi, Bafana Nhlapo.
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