One week, Eight Artists, New Music Inspired by the Elizabethan Era
Working closely with our friends at the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) we've commissioned eight leading folk musicians to create new work inspired by the Elizabethan age, culminating in 2 performances, a CD release and a special set at Folk by the Oak 2014.
The Elizabethan Session Album: Available on Special Edition Gatefold Vinyl or CD. Also available as an MP3 download at our digital store: www.folkbytheoakrecords.com
Videos: View the live performances at the Elizabethan Session YouTube channel.
"If you only buy one folk album this year, make it this one."
Clive Davis, The Times *****
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"This was an evening of unexpected songs...I look forward to the album"
Robin Denselow, The Guardian ****
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"A bold triumph of imagination and musicianship”
Martin Chilton, The Telegraph
"An album of highlights...A fine artefact of an inspired project."
Nick Churchill, Fatea Magazine
"A fine exploration of a pivotal time in English history by some of the best musicians around."
“… mightily impressive and engaging… one of the folk albums of the year.”
R2 Magazine ****
“An experiment in musical collaboration – with an incredible result”