Journalist Anny Celsi talks with singer and composer Moira Smiley about the surprising musical connections between Appalachia, Ireland, and the Balkans.
The women begin to step and clap, beating on their chests and thighs, eyes closed to focus together on the rhythm they’re creating with their bodies. …
To hear VOCO is to be transported across waters, across worlds, across time.
Moira Smiley: “What I love about old music, is that there is a sense of your smallness in the big story, and that your song is about reaching out into the unknown and… with your voice as a searchlight.”
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