Draíocht an Cheoil was recorded amidst the hustle and bustle of the fleadh cheoil na héireann 2016 in Sligo! Listen to these podcasts that capture what it’s like to play key instruments in the Irish traditional repertoire. From the Harp to the Fiddle, from novice to professional, from the making to the playing, this series follows the journey of learning how to play these instruments to the highest level.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 1 :
This program focuses on the Uileann Pipes.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 2 :
Catch up Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 2 : The Accordion. Listen to players of all levels share their experience playing the instrument, learning different tunes and the most challenging aspects of playing.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 3 :
In Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 3 The Flute hear from novices, intermediates, makers and pro’s, they share their experiences learning to play the flute.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 4:
In Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 4: The Tin Whistle players from all levels speak about how they came to play the tin whistle, why they chose it and what they have learnt.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 5:
This program focuses on the fiddle!
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 6:
In Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 6 : The Concertina hear from players of all ages and levels sharing their experience playing the Concertina.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 7:
The first episode of Draíocht an Cheoil features interviews with harp players of all levels to give listeners an insight into what it is like to play this magical instrument. The programme includes interviews with players who took part in the Scoil Éigse 2015 and the renowned Michael Rooney.
Draíocht an Cheoil Episode 8:
The Accordion features interviews from accordion players of all ages and experience levels, from students to tutors, virtuosos to makers. Find out what it is like to master the amazing accordion. The programme includes voices such as Sligo’s own Daithi Gormley and players from the Scoil Éigse 2015.