Breton session with Emmanuelle Bouthillier, Samuel Allo and Clara Clay (R-L)
Sian James harp,
Welshpool Poetry (and music) Festival.
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