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Folk Tales CD

“the Folk Tales concert was amazing - a fabulous format and beautifully put across. Truly stunning... I think everyone there was entranced!”
Judy Eglington, Iford Arts

FOLK TALES - a virtuosic, whirling, toe-tapping celebration of classical, folk and gypsy music
for accordion, violin and cello - evocatively arranged music from Bela Bartok, Zoltan Kodaly & Johannes Brahms with Czech, English and Romanian folk tunes, including the famously exotic Russian song Dark Eyes and an exhilarating performance of Czardas.

Folk Tales trio

Dave Le Page
violin Clare O’Connell cello Ian Watson accordion

Tracklisting:

Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance no.1 - new arrangement

Dave Le Page / Trad. - 5 Romanian Folk Songs
Buciumeana - Dance from Bucsum
Ma˘runt˛el - Fast Dance
Brâul - Sash Dance
Jocul cu bâta˘ - Stick Dance
Pe Loc - In One Spot

Béla Bartók - from 44 Duos for two violins:
Dance of the Maramos
Ruthenian song
Mosquito Dance
Fairytale
Ruthenian Kolomeika

Trad. Bulgarian - Gankino Horo

Zoltán Kodály - Intermezzo

Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance no.2 - new arrangement

Dave Le Page/Trad. - 3 Bohemian Songs
Down the Mountain
Far in the Sky
The Wedding Garland

Béla Bartók - from 44 Duos for two violins
Wedding song
Pizzicato
Sorrow

O’Connell / Trad. - The Trees they Grow so High

O’Connell/Watson / Trad. - Dark Eyes

Vittorio Monti - Czardas - new arrangement

All new arrangements by by Dave le Page, Ian Watson & Clare O’Connell

p Chroma Records 2014
c Chroma Records 2014

Recorded and produced by Dominic Shovelton
Recorded in the Congregational Church, Market Harborough between November 2013 and April 2014
Photograph taken by Dominic Shovelton
Cover illustration by Clare O’Connell
Cover design by Anthony Oram

Folk Tales CD:
£10 + £1.50 P&P

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