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Episode #2131

The Snows

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Saturday, December 25, 2004

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)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

George Winston

December

Snow [2:00]

Windham Hill #1025**
www.windham.com

Martti Pokela

Snow Kantele

Nunnu [5:00]

Finlandia #19052.
www.warnerclassics.com

Scott Appel

Parhelion

Secret Snow [4:30]

One Man Clapping #0015
www.lb.com/onemanclapping

Martti Pokela

Snow Kantele

Along The Path [4:00]

See above.

Pierre Favre

Window Steps

Snow [9:30]

ECM #1584.**
www.ecmrecords.com

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 (www.shanachie.com), as are four CDs with Stefan Grossman.

The Battlefield Band

Threads

Snow on the Hills [3:00]

Temple Records #COMCD-2061 www.templerecords.co.uk

Altan

Harvest Storm

The Snowy Path [2:00]

Green Linnet #1117**
www.greenlinnet.com

Solas

Sunny Spells And Scattered Showers

Vanished Like The Snow [4:30]

Shanachie #78010** www.shanachie.com

Dave Holland Big Band

What Goes Around

First Snow [7:30]

ECM #1777**
www.ecmrecords.com

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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