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Sylvia Woods discusses her book "Teach Yourself to Play the Folk Harp"

BROADCAST: Sep. 2, 1982 | DURATION: 00:52:47

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Synopsis

Woods discusses her book, her career, harp music, and her upcoming first album, "The Harp of Brandiswhiere: A Suite for Celtic Harp." Woods plays a number of songs during the interview, including traditional songs like "The Ash Grove," "Wild Mountain Thyme," "Brian Baru's March," "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring." She also plays some material from "The Harp of Brandiswhiere: A Suite for Celtic Harp," including "The Forest March." Timestamps for songs played in the interview are as follows: 00:00:55-00:02:28 "O'Carolan's Concierto" 00:06:53-00:09:11 excerpt from "The Harp of Brandiswhiere" 00:12:05-00:13:05 "The Ash Grove" 00:18:08-00:18:57 "Wild Mountain Thyme" 00:22:05-00:23:42 "Brian Baru's March" 00:28:50-00:29:45 "Forest March" 00:30:16-00:30:47 "Ode to Joy" 00:30:58-00:31:38 "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" 00:34:29-00:26:36 untitled from "The Harp of Brandiswhiere: A Suite for Celtic Harp" 00:39:11-00:39:50 untitled from "The Harp of Brandiswhiere: A Suite for Celtic Harp" 00:43:24-00:44:02 "Morgan Megan" 00:48:43-00:50:36 untitled Irish jig 00:51:28-00:52:47 untitled