Music...

Breton session with Emmanuelle Bouthillier, Samuel Allo and Clara Clay (R-L)

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Sian James harp,

Welshpool Poetry (and music) Festival.

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Anne Marie Summer's hurdy gurdy

 

...are a traditional band, with a difference. Their music is a fusion of Welsh and English social history and folklore with a contemporary twist. 

The art'chaeology of sound; a materiality of music portrayed through photography.

...who are named after one of the legendary kingdoms from the 'Old North' (Hen Ogledd). They play a closely harmonised reworking of medieval melodies from around the Celtic isles on a range of ancestral instruments, including the crwth, cittern, harp, hurdy-gurdy and pipes. These are complimented by soaring vocals in a range of languages, from centuries past and present. 

Ffynnon are a Welsh language duo, performing heritage music that has been excavated from the archives at St.Fagans and The National Library of Wales.  Together they create a mythical world of love and loss, humour and honour that is as timeless as their harp, accordian and harmonies.

Samuel Allo's accordian

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