The Thistle & Shamrock: World of Light On this episode, hear Dougie and Jamie MacLean, Karine Polwart, and Téada, artists whose music is inspired by nature.

The Thistle & Shamrock: World of Light

The Thistle & Shamrock: World of Light

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1120588389/1120590031" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Singer-songwriter Karine Polwart is featured in this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Paul Heartfield/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Paul Heartfield/Courtesy of the artist

Singer-songwriter Karine Polwart is featured in this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock.

Paul Heartfield/Courtesy of the artist

Host Fiona Ritchie features music from Jenny Sturgeon's album inspired by The Living Mountain, the masterpiece of nature writing by Nan Shepherd (1893-1991), which was hailed by The Guardian newspaper as "the finest book ever written on nature and landscape in Britain." Additional artists featured with their nature inspired music include Dougie and Jamie MacLean, Karine Polwart, and Téada.