Program 318: Basque Country; Irish Song

Release Date: 03-16-2013

Description

Rick explores the sites and culture of Basque Country with two guides who have deep family roots in the region. We'll look at the power of music in Ireland, where nearly every town comes with its own special song. Also, we'll hear how traditional ballads connect the Irish with their history, and with one other.

Guests

  • Agustín Ciriza, tour guide from San Sebastian (Donostia), Spain
  • Francisco Glária, tour guide from Pamplona, Spain
  • Liam O'Riordan, tenor from Blarney, County Cork, Ireland
  • Stephen McPhilemy, tour guide from Derry, Northern Ireland

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