13 Sep 2015

Iris DeMent and Anna Akhmatova

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 13 September 2015

iris dement the trackless woods

William confides that Iris DeMent is an artist very close to his heart.

In this programme he surveys the career of the singer-songwriter from Arkansas with an individual voice at the crossroads of county, folk and gospel. He ends with several tracks from her new album, The Trackless Woods, which is based on the poetry of Anna Akhmatova.

 

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