Barnard, Peter

CD Review Mar 2016 in Chanter 2016 Spring

The Early Folk Band - Robin Hood - Ballads Songs and Dances Miriam Andersén, Gesine Bänfer, Susanne Ansorg, Ian Harrison, Steven Player ‘It is a tale of Robin Hood, Which I to you will tell, Which being rightly understood, I know will please you well.’ From a True Tale of Robin Hood, Martin Parker, 1632 Ian Harrison and Gesine Bänfer are very fine pipers – and who of those of us at the 2006 and 2007 Blowouts can forgot their fine piping – and as such need no further introduction, but you may not be aware that they are also very fine shawm, cornet and recorder players (try to hear them playing with their medieval and renaissance wind band, les Haulz et les Bas).

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