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Cerys on 6

Cerys is joined live in the studio by Bjart Eike and Barokksolistene for a little Alehouse Session.

The music takes inspiration from old English Alehouse culture. When many English theatres closed under Puritan rule, musicians moved to the alehouses: these would host intimate concerts for an enthusiastic audience, thirsty for entertainment and ale.

It's your turn. I got the last round in.

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3 hours

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Sun 11 Jun 2017 10:00

Cuica

Cuica

Cuíca, is a Brazilian friction drum with a large pitch range, produced by changing tension on the head of the drum.