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9Bach in session

Kathryn Tickell presents a live studio session with Welsh alternative folk band 9Bach.

Kathryn Tickell presents a live studio session with Welsh alternative folk band 9Bach.

Formed in 2005 by singer-songwriter and pianist Lisa Jên and guitarist Martin Hoyland, 9Bach have release three albums on Peter Gabriel's Real World Records. Currently touring their third album, Anian ("nature"), they join us in the studio ahead of a special co-headline show (with the Moulettes) at Cadogan Hall on the 8th December. Their music is an atmospheric and evocative mix of Welsh folk tradition and contemporary influences.

And the name? Nothing to do with a certain baroque composer and in fact a play on words; 9 is as in Nain, (pronounced nine), which means grandmother in North Wales and 'Bach' means little and is a term of endearment in Welsh.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Orchestre Les Mangalepa

    Mbungu

    • Last Band Standing.
    • Strut Records.
    • 3.
  • 9Bach

    Llyn Du

  • Monoswezi

    Silbela

    • A je.
    • Riverboat.
    • 8.
  • Boubacar Traoré

    Duna ma yelema

    • Dounia Tabolo.
    • Lusafrica.
    • 8.
  • Qanoor

    Hiordi Daima

    • Hjorlu taima.
    • Ice Music.
    • 4.
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq

    You got to Run (Spirit of the Wind)

    • Medicine Songs.
    • True North Records.
    • 1.
  • 9Bach

    Anian

  • 9Bach

    Cyfaddefa

  • The Bulgarian Voices Angelite

    Zamraknala tanka Jana

    • The Bulgarian Voices Angelite: Passion, Mysticism and Delight.
    • Jaro.
    • 2.
  • The Bulgarian Voices Angelite

    Polegana e Toudoro

    • The Bulgarian Voices Angelite: Passion, Mysticism and Delight.
    • Jaro.
    • 10.
  • Trio Tekke

    Zivo

    • Zivo.
    • Trio Tekke.
    • 5.
  • The Wailin’ Jennys

    Wildflowers

    • Fifteen.
    • True North Records.
    • 2.
  • Nimco Jamaac

    Buuraha U Dheer Sweet As Broken Dates

    • Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa.
    • Ostinato Records.
  • Στέλιος Καζαντζίδης

    Efige Efige (Heritage Track)

  • 9Bach

    Wedi torri

  • Lo’Jo

    Les Innombrables (feat. Mohammed Abozekry, oud)

    • Fonetiq Flowers.
    • World Village.
    • 8.
  • Gisela João

    Bailarico Saloio

    • Queens of Fado - The Next Generation.
    • ARC.
    • 5.
  • Criolo

    Diluvio de Solidao

    • Espiral de Ilusao.
    • Sterns Music.
    • 2.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Maria de Buenos Aires; Milonga of the Annnunciation

    Performer: Valentina Montoya Martinez. Performer: Mr. McFall's Chamber. Performer: Victor Villena.
    • Maria de Buenos Aires.
    • Delphian.
    • 7.
  • Chris Thile

    Douglas Fir

    • Thanks for Listening.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Haymanot Tesfa

    Tezeta (BBC Introducing)

  • Melrose Quartet

    Gallery / Venus

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