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Travel Notes is a show that uses music as a medium to explore the world and ways in which we are all connected. Hosted by Grace McNally, listeners will travel to the far corners of the globe - listening to people & musicians who illustrate the richness of the culture, music and similarities between seemingly different parts of the world. Pack your bags because our next trip is just around the corner!
Sep 19, 2022 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
travel Notes Season 2 Episode 4 Featuring Lenka Lichtenberg
In this month’s episode of Travel Notes we are going to travel across the ocean and through time as we discuss Canadian musician, Lenka Lichtenberg’s latest project, ‘The Thieves of Dreams’ which features songs inspired by her grandmother’s notebooks from while she was in Theresienstadt concentration camp during WWII. This story is about women, strength, loss, human tragedy and family.
Aug 15, 2022 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Travel Notes Season 2 Episode 2 Sicilian Folk Music Featuring Michela Musolino
In this episode of Travel Notes, Grace McNally talks with Sicilian folk musician Michela Musolino about her music and musical journey as a Sicilian American. Together they discuss the rituals, traditions, people and idiosyncrasiessurrounding Sicilian folk music. Now a resident of Memphis, Tennessee - Michela illustrates the similarities she hears between Sicilian folk music and the blues from the American Southeast.
Jun 13, 2022 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Travel Notes Season 2 Ep. 2 - The Ukraine War Through the Eyes of Ukrainian Musicians with Dan Rosenberg
In this episode of Travel Notes Season 2 Episode 2, Grace McNally is joined by Dan Rosenberg, a Toronto based journalist and music producer. He has traveled to more than 40 countries producing reports for the Rough Guides, The Times (UK), The Huffington Post, plus Cafe International, Toronto’s Classical FM, Afropop Worldwide, NPR’s Artbeat, CBC News and other radio programs. He has produced over 60 critically- acclaimed recordings, including Yiddish Glory: The Lost Songs of World War II. Thanks to the incredible compilation of Ukrainian music and interviews Dan has collected, we were able to discuss the current war in Ukraine through the eyes of Ukrainian musicians
Jun 6, 2022 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Travel Notes Season 1 Ep. 3 - Gullah Geechee Spiritual Music of the Lowcountry
A Travel Notes oldie but a goodie! This week we are airing an old episode of Travel Notes from Season 1. In this episode, host Grace McNally talks with Ms. Lynette & Tadia White of The Plantation Singers about the rich culture and musical history of the Gullah Geechee people.
May 2, 2022 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Ukraine & the Classical Guitar with Ulyana Machneva
Season 2 of Travel Notes is officially here! Host Grace McNally kicks off season 2 with special guest, Ukrainian classical guitarist, Ulyana Machneva.
Ulyana began playing classical guitar at age six and she currently teaches, composes and performs in Charleston, SC. Her career has taken her around the world and her pieces have been performed in numerous countries. They talk about Ukrainian music, its role for the Ukrainian people in today's current conflict & its influence on American composer George Gershwiin and much more. Ulyana performs a beautiful Ukrainian folk song on the larharp and they listen and chat about the inspiration behind a few of her original compositions and arrangements.