1 Feb 2020

Worlds of Music - Ep 173 featuring Scottish musician Martyn Bennett

From Worlds of Music, 2:00 pm on 1 February 2020
Martyn Bennett

Martyn Bennett Photo: Supplied

 

Episode 173 features an interview about the life and music of the late Scottish musician, Martyn Bennett, a piper, violinist, composer and producer who was influential in the evolution of modern Celtic fusion. Martyn Bennett passed away in 2005 from cancer aged 33. In Glasgow the Celtic Connections Festival continues to celebrate the music of Martyn Bennett and in 2015, on the 10th anniversary of Bennett’s passing, an orchestral recreation of his final album, Grit (released by Peter Gabriel’s Real World label) was performed. In this interview, Greg Lawson, an accomplished classical musician talks about the legacy of the remarkable Martyn Bennett. 

 

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Music Details

 

Guo Gan & Aly Keita
La Course Du Cheval
Guo Gan & Aly Keita
Peace in the World
Felmay Records

Dobet Gnahoré
La clé
Dobet Gnahoré
Miziki
LA Cafe - Media Nocte

Martyn Bennett
MacCrimmons lament
Martyn Bennett
The Original Transatlantic Sessions Vol. III
Whirlie Records

Jadid Ensemble
Ilm
Glenn M Sharp
Sigh of the Moor
Glenn M Sharp

Agnes Obel 
Broken Sleep
Agnes Obel 
Myopia
deutche grammaphon

Dhafer Youssef
Dance Layan Dance
Dhafer Youssef
Sound Of Mirrors
Bendo Music

Las Hermanas Caronni
El cielo
Las Hermanas Caronni
Santa Plástica
Les Grands Fleuves

Martyn Bennett
Chanter
Martyn Bennett
Grit
Real World

Martyn Bennett, Margret Bennett
Cumha Iain Gairbh
traditional – arranged by Bennett
Glen Lyon (A Song Cycle)
Foot Stomping Records

Martyn Bennett & Martin Low
Hardland
Martyn Bennett & Martin Low
Hardland
www. Martyn Bennett.com

Martyn Bennett
Move
Martyn Bennett
Grit
Real World

Martyn Bennett
Liberation
Martyn Bennett
Grit
Real World

Martyn Bennett
Nae Regrets
Martyn Bennett
Grit
Real World

Martyn Bennett
Blackbird
Martyn Bennett
Grit
Real World

Martyn Bennett
Waltz for Hector
Martyn Bennett  Soreley Maclean
Bothy Culture
Rykodisc

Ezra Collective
Pure Shade
Ezra Collective
We out Here
Enter The Jungle Records

 

The late Martyn Bennett

The late Martyn Bennett Photo: ©Bj Stewart @ martynbennett.com