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Brighouse & Rastrick Band & The Unthanks

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 November 2011

The Unthanks with The Brighouse and Rastrick Band. Frank Renton presents this unique and fascinating collaboration between a top folk group and one of the worlds most famous Brass Bands In this the first of 2 programmes they play traditonal and original pieces as first performed at Brass:Durham International Festival. Known for their timeless, unsentimental and quietly subversive tales siblings Rachel and Becky Unthank are joined other band members singers Chris Price and Niophe Keegan and pianist arranger composer Adrian McNally. The concert was conducted by Sandy Smith who also talks about how the two music's work together.

Music Played

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    Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks The Testimony Of Patience Kershaw

  • Image for Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks

    Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks Blue Bleezin' Blind Drunk

  • Image for Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks

    Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks The King Of Rome

  • Image for Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks

    Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith and The Unthanks Gan To The Kye

  • Image for Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith

    Brighouse & Rastrick Band conducted by Sandy Smith The Girl I Left Behind Me

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