Albania's turbulent past, with its patchwork history of occupation, has produced a traditional rural music of remarkable variety as well as great beauty. Unaccompanied heroic ballads, funeral laments and political and lyrical songs are interspersed with dance-tunes on various lutes, flutes and [...]
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The original English powerhouse brass-meets-folk band returned with a new album for 2009. "..a swashbuckling selection of tunes and songs performed so invigoratingly..." fRoots "The tunes in particular take on a new life, as the brass dominates the guitar and Kirkpatrick's excellent [...]
The Voice of the People is a tremendous collection of Traditional Music recordings from the British Isles - England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales. The series runs to 20 CDs and presents an extensive and varied picture of traditional singing, instrumental music-making and [...]
THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE - THE TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND & WALES The first twenty volumes : TSCD651-670 "My favourite sit-down-and-listen records" Norma Waterson This series makes available nearly 500 recordings of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh traditional music [...]