22 March 2013: From Granny to Google: song transmission in the 21st century

From Granny to Google: song transmission in the 21st century

In 2013, the Inishowen Song Project will have made 500 songs from the remote Inishowen peninsula available to all online. To celebrate, the Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle welcome organisations from Scotland, Ireland, and the USA, to Inishowen to present similar digital projects and to highlight the growth of such resources now freely available.

The virtual song will be firmly surrounded by real singers over the course of the weekend - a gathering of Irish, European and American traditional singers who will share songs in performance, open sessions and workshops.

The Inishowen Traditional Singers’ Circle launched the Inishowen Song Project in 2012 in partnership with the Irish Traditional Music Archive and supported by LEADER, the EU Rural Development Programme. It features recordings, videos, words and photographs of Inishowen traditional singers and songs, providing an online treasure house for Inishowen families, and for singers, teachers, and researchers both locally and internationally.


22-25 March 2013



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Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle

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