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Marketa Irglova

Marketa Irglova

Marketa Irglova

Markéta Irglová artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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July 27, 2007 WXPN's midday concert series continues with an actress-turned-singer and two singers-turned-actors.

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July 26, 2007 Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova perform selections from the musical film Once, live.

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Studio Sessions

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová.

September 30, 2013 The folk duo performs songs from the critically acclaimed Once soundtrack in this throwback session.

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Marketa Irglova.

January 24, 2012 Hear the Swell Season singer perform gliding, piano-centric songs from her first solo album, Anar.

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Interviews & Profiles

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May 1, 2008 The Oscar-winning actor-musicians talk about the success of their film, Once.

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May 13, 2007 The singer of the Irish rock band The Frames is attracting attention as a cinematic leading man.

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Discover Songs

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September 21, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: previews of some of the fall's most anticipated releases.

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December 24, 2007 Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson picks his 10 favorite CDs of 2007.

June 28, 2007 The Kaiser Chiefs, Lily Allen & Mark Ronson; Electronic big band jazz: Mocean Worker; A popsicle...

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December 25, 2006 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Stephen Thompson, editor for NPR's Song of the D...

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December 4, 2006 The Frames' frontman and a Czech singer team up to record 10 soft, lovely, quietly brilliant songs.

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September 6, 2006 A master of sublime sad-bastard music, Glen Hansard finds words of comfort on "Falling Slowly."

News

Glen Hansard in The Swell Season.

November 10, 2011 The documentary The Swell Season captures the end of a relationship between two musicians.

Reviews

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September 6, 2006 A master of sublime sad-bastard music, Glen Hansard finds words of comfort on "Falling Slowly."

More Stories

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May 18, 2007 John Carney's unpretentious romance has a light-fingered way of mixing music and story.

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May 17, 2007 An unassuming romance — sweet and unassumingly authentic. (Recommended)

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December 25, 2006 Song of the Day's editor picked over thousands of albums in 2006 before settling on 10 favorites.

Marketa Irglova & Sean Rowe

November 21, 2011 The Oscar winner and the gritty folksinger collaborate on a gorgeous rendition of the Young classic.

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Marketa Iglova and Aida Shahghasemi perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on October 4, 2011.

November 10, 2011 At the NPR Music offices, Irglova mixes the exotic and the familiar; sweetness and longing.

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Markéta Irglová, one half of The Swell Season, is releasing her first solo album, Anar, on Oct. 11.

August 2, 2011 The Swell Season star introduces the first single from her solo debut, Anar, out Oct. 11.

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