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Bit of Rough?

Belinda Sykes and Joglaresa in Nottingham,
enjoyed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Joglaresa has been described as 'early music's bit of rough'. There's certainly nothing over-polite or excessively well-behaved about the group, as it explores that increasingly fascinating area where early music, folk music, and world music meet and cross-pollinate.

Belinda Sykes and her flexible roster of colleagues can have you practically dancing in the aisles one moment, and smiling wryly at an unexpected resonance with contemporary life the next, before catching your breath at an exquisitely haunting love-song or lament...

Copyright © 7 October 2015 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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EARLY MUSIC

SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

NOTTINGHAM

UNITED KINGDOM

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