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A Chest of Viols: A Brief Introduction to English Viol Consort Music

As a cellist and guitarist I have always thought the perfect instrument to be the Viola da Gama, a gut-fretted instrument tuned like a guitar but played like a cello. As with most aficionados my introduction to the instrument came … Continue reading

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Antiphonal Airs by Joseph Noble

sound remembered beneath the sound board within the fingers recognizable and strange at the rim of summoning and leaving Antiphonal Airs is a mixilating series of poems from poet-musician Joseph Noble.  Some are improvisational riffs on specific composers, their lives … Continue reading

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Skylight Authors team up on RUINS CD…

Daniel Staniforth and Rebsie Fairholm present ‘sonic poemscape’ readings from Margaret Randall’s new book of poetry, RUINS (University of New Mexico Press, ISBN 978-0826350671). The music features original compositions as well as Daniel and Rebsie’s arrangements of traditional melodies. About … Continue reading

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