The Snows

On this edition of New Sounds, we feature The Snows, a musical anticipation of being sick of winter weather from Pierre Favre, John Renbourn, Scott Appel, the group Altan, and others. Hear songs and instrumental pieces about snow from places like Scotland, the Swiss Alps, upstate New York, Ireland, and Finland.

PROGRAM # 2131, Songs About Snow (First aired on Monday, 3/10/03)





George Winston


Snow [2:00]

Windham Hill #1025**

Martti Pokela

Snow Kantele

Nunnu [5:00]

Finlandia #19052.

Scott Appel


Secret Snow [4:30]

One Man Clapping #0015

Martti Pokela

Snow Kantele

Along The Path [4:00]

See above.

Pierre Favre

Window Steps

Snow [9:30]

ECM #1584.**

John Renbourn

Live, 5/00

The Snows [4:30]

Renbourn's discography is extensive. Many of his CDs are available domestically in stores, or online. Seven of his best CDs are on Shanachie Records (, as are four CDs with Stefan Grossman.

The Battlefield Band


Snow on the Hills [3:00]

Temple Records #COMCD-2061


Harvest Storm

The Snowy Path [2:00]

Green Linnet #1117**


Sunny Spells And Scattered Showers

Vanished Like The Snow [4:30]

Shanachie #78010**

Dave Holland Big Band

What Goes Around

First Snow [7:30]

ECM #1777**

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