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Songs and Music of the Isles, with David Wood (Ep. 25)

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David Wood is trained in classical music and song, but also has a passion for the traditional song and music of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. He shares with us his journey from loving Irish music, to learning to speak the Irish language.

Here’s a song of Mary Dillon, whom David mentions in the show:


What you’ll hear

  • The one singer that inspired David to delve deeper into the tradition of Irish song
  • The piping traditions of Ireland and Scotland
  • David’s tip for if you’re starting to learn the Irish language


Mentioned in the show

Niamh Parsons, mentioned in the show, singing Fear a Bhata:


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