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Worms and Palfreys

from Roots&Branches by GreenMatthews



The Diet of Worms and A Surfeit of Palfreys are a couple of French-flavoured tunes that Chris wrote after being inspired by a trip to Cassel Cornemuses - a fantastic little festival in Northern France dedicated to all things bagpipe. Despite the musical treats on offer, most of our memories of Cassel relate to amazing food and beer - hence the culinary title of both tunes.


from Roots&Branches, released September 11, 2019
Chris: mandocello, guitar, piano accordion, bass, stomp
Sophie: English border bagpipes


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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. ... more


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