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 (shăn′ə-kē) also sen·na·chie (sĕn′-)
n. Chiefly Scots
A skilled teller of tales or legends, especially Gaelic ones.

[Scots Gaelic seanachaidh, from Old Irish senchaid, variant of senchae, historian, from sen, old; see sen- in Indo-European roots.]
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another name for seannachie
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He is also the owner of Shanachie Media and producer of This Week in Libraries and ShanachieTours, a global network exploring best practice in libraries.
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Excerpts from these broadcasts are on Music from the Yiddish Radio Project (CD; 2002) (Shanachie 6057).
Discographie: 2002 :The Gift, Triloka/Razor & Tie - 2000 :Gift of the Gnawa avec Adam Rudolph (Mars 2000) - 1998 : Life Around the World, Alula Records -1998 :VA-World Traditions, music of the world --city hall - 1998 :VA-Global Voices Box Set, MUSIC OF the world --city hall - 1998 :VA-African Heartbeat: African Heartbeat, Shanachie Records - 1997 :Jamshied Sharifi : Prayer For Soul Of Layla, Alula Records - 1997 :Richard Horowitz/Deyhim : Majoun, SONY - 1995 :VA-Week Or Two In The Real World, emd/real world - 1995 :The Fire Within, music of the world (city hall) - 1993 : Trance avec Zahar (Real World n38) - 1992 :Kronos Quartet : Pieces of Africa - 1991 :Gift Of The Gnawa, Flying Fish - 1990 :Zahar, Knitting Factory Records.
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Statman released a series of albums on Shanachie. The first was the seminal 1978 Jewish Klezmer Music album with Feldman (now on a Romanian tsimbl, the East European version of the hammered dulcimer).
In May, Champion released his seventh CD, "Shanachie Days," a redo of 17 of his songs from two earlier recordings he made for Shanachie Records in 1999 and 2001.
One good example of how we have done this is a project we called the Shanachie Tour 2007.
On Black Rose from Shanachie Entertainment, singer Hilary Mwelwa serenades listeners with honey-toned vocals and thoughtful lyrics over partner Victor Redwood Sawyerr's catchy grooves.