Competitions, feedback and music as well!
We bring you the results of the competition we set in SP19 - the Damh the Bard Interview and set a new competition as well! Is there no end to the madness? :) We also read some feedback and play you some great pieces of music.
Full Show-notes, with all credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/competition
We hope you enjoy it!
Gary & Ruthie x x x
Released: 10th Aug 2010, 22m
by Damh the Bard
Damh is a musical storyteller who works within the world of myth that cannot be proved; where the Faerie really do dance on Midsummer's Eve, where the trees talk, and the Hollow Hills take you into the realms of Annwn. Where the Goddess rides her horse, guiding you to magic, and the Horned God of old calls us from the shadows of the Greenwood. [source]
The answer to Ruthie's question about the horse-lady from the Mabinogion is, of course, Rhiannon and the winner is Isabella from Germany. She will receive a signed copy of Damh's latest album.
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We first performed at Herstmonceux medieval Festival UK in 2001 with some other local musicians. We met lots of interesting people, and quickly developed a passion for re-enacting as Medieval Minstrels/Troubadours.
In 2003 we formed Portcullis, and Jason began to put our CD together, which was released in 2004.
Competition No.2 - The Book of Kells
Our second competition is about the Book of Kells and the prize is a copy of Aiden Meehan's Celtic Design: A Beginner's Manual.
by Jenna Greene
"Her ethereal music is inspired by Celtic lore and nature myth. She believes both nature and music are powerful healers. Fused together, her music will take you on a journey to sacred groves, standing stones and places of beauty within yourself."
Dance With Me: is a light-hearted jig about not taking life too seriously. I wrote this song after having a very comical argument with my husband Doug who always complained that I didn’t write enough upbeat songs. I had always wanted to write an Irish drinking song. This song, while having the spirit of a drinking song, has no beer consumption at all so we lovingly refer to it as my “non-alcoholic drinking song”.
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For our Theme Music:
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The Dolmen Extra Special thanks also go to The Dolmen, for their permission to use any of their fantastic Celtic Folk/Rock music on the Show. You can find out more about The Dolmen on their website or on our Contributor page.
Phil Thornton Extra Special Thanks go for permission to use any of his astounding ambient music to the Sonic Sorcerer himself, Phil Thornton. You can find out more about Phil on his website or on his Contributor Page.
Spiral Dance Extra Special thanks go for permission to use Adrienne and the band to use any of their music in the show. You can find out more about Spiral Dance on their website or on their Contributor page.
We'd like to wish you 'Slán Go Foill!', which is Irish for 'Goodbye', or more literally 'Wishing you safety for a while'!