Saturday, August 06, 2016

Song Legacy of Scottish-Irish Migration -- on a new website featuring European trad music

Among the great many cultural connections between Ireland and Scotland, the mutual influence of each nation’s musical and singing traditions on the other is perhaps one of the most interesting. As a case in point, below are some archival examples which point to the legacy of people travelling back and forward between the two countries, and the songs they took with them.

[On the Europeana Sounds website at ... "Europe's sound heritage at your fingertips."

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