CD Press Releases
NEW CD: An Early American Quilt
Music, MM 235)
Hesperus Early Music Ensemble celebrates our Early American heritage with a musical patchwork honoring the Jamestown Colony’s 400th anniversary.
An Early American Quilt presents performances chronicling the Colonial experience, from the 17th c. arrival of the first settlers through the American Revolution. This release is the 4th CD in the Early American Music series on the Maggie’s Music label, coinciding with the nationwide commemoration of the 400th anniversary of America’s oldest colony- Jamestown. America’s pioneer chamber folk ensemble, HESPERUS creates a crossover of early music and traditional folk styles that epitomizes the diversity of Early American music.
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Karen Ashbrook & Paul Oorts
Merging Irish, Scottish, French, and Flemish
(Maggie's Music MM 224)
Shady Side, MD--Celtic Cafe, a new recording from Maggie's Music, sends an authentically fresh album of pan-European music into the deluge of Celtic releases this March. It is a lively evocation of a cafe at the crossroads of European culture, with Flemish carillon and Parisian musette music, clog and row dances from Belgium, & airs, jigs & reels from Ireland & Scotland.
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