Cold Mountain Songs

Noah talks with musicians Dirk Powell and Tim O'Brien, who were inspired by Charles Frazier's novel "Cold Mountain" to record a CD called "Songs From the Mountain." The novel, set in the mountains of North Carolina during the Civil War, contains many references to the music of the era. Powell, a fiddler; O'Brien, a singer and guitarist; and banjo player John Herrmann are familiar with the songs, tunes, instruments and tunings mentioned in the novel.



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