A collection of recently-researched 18th-century English country dance tunes from the British Library. Several of the tunes have been unpublished for over 200 years.
The tunes are largely chromatic and playable on most orchestral instruments ( e.g. violin, flute etc)
The Wind in the Willows – 2 Compact Discs with illustrated A5 book
Midwinter Revels – Compact Disc
Roots&Branches – Roots&Branches (CD)
A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera – Compact Disc
A Medieval Christmas – Compact Disc
A Brief History of Music – Compact Disc
GreenMatthews Coventry, UK
Chris Green and Sophie Matthews play English traditional songs and tunes in a thoroughly 21st-century kick-ass style. Using a blend of ancient instruments such as cittern, English bagpipes and shawm as well as modern folk instruments such as guitar, flute and piano accordion, they breathe new life into material from hundreds of years ago, making it fresh and relevant for a modern audience.
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