Compiled by Jon Boden, this double album presents a gorgeous and very enjoyable collection of English folk songs; arrangements of traditional songs only,
that are at least a hundred years old and that are generally of unknown or collective authorship. 28 pages of extensive info about English folk music and
each of the songs and musicians.
The City Waites are the specialists in English traditional music. The group regularly collaborate with the Royal National Theatre and Globe Theatre in the UK and have had music featured in the film “Elizabeth”. This album presents music from Medieval times to Queen Victoria played on authentic period instruments such as hurdy-gurdy, harpsichord, lute, fiddle, rebec, bass viol, cittern, bagpipes etc.