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The Imagined Village

A concert given at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall by The Imagined Village, a group of musicians updating English traditions through arrangements of folk songs and new compositions.

Max Reinhardt introduces a concert from Liverpool Philharmonic Hall by The Imagined Village, a group of musicians taking a fresh look at English traditions through arrangements of folk songs, as well as new compositions. The band includes folk legend Martin Carthy, singers Eliza Carthy and Jackie Oates, composer and guitarist Simon Emmerson, sitar player Sheema Mukherjee and percussionist Johnny Kalsi.

1 hour

Music Played

  • The Imagined Village

    Captains Apprentice / New York Trader

    Performers: Eliza Carthy (vocals/fiddle) Martin Carthy (vocals/guitar) Jackie Oates (vocals/fiddle) Simon Emmerson (guitar/citern) Sheema Mukhergee (vocals/sitar) Barney Morse Brown (vocals/cello/guitar) Johnny Kalsi (percussion/dhol) Ged Lynch (drums) Simon Richmond (keyboards) Ali Friend (bass)

  • The Imagined Village

    My Son John

  • The Imagined Village

    Sick Old Man

  • The Imagined Village

    The Guvna

  • The Imagined Village

    Winter Singing

  • The Imagined Village

    Hard Times Of Old England

  • The Imagined Village

    Cum On Feel The Noise

  • The Imagined Village

    Washing Song

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