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These Dreams Like Trees Are Dark And Twisting

by Christine Cooper

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Anita Botman
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Anita Botman The title does suspect something interesting and different, and it is! This is storytelling at its finest and I'm glad the branches of the dark trees reached me. Favorite track: The Cruel Mother.
Joel Robinson
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Joel Robinson Happy and haunting melodies mixed with legendary lyrics, luring the listener to scramble up a gnarled oak tree whose branches pierce the clouds and whose roots anchor the ancient crust of Cymru. Heartfelt fiddle is accompanied by a wise and willowy voice telling stories. An intimate serenade in the woods. Favorite track: The Cruel Mother.
Nial Cain
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Nial Cain Great solo record from Fernhill fiddler/multi instrumentalist. Check it out! Favorite track: The Lovers' Tasks.
sally mellors
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sally mellors Beautiful songs, haunting....especially when in Welsh...
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released October 1, 2011

Christine Cooper: voice, banjo, fiddle, harmonium, piano, celeste
Pip Ash: cello
Ceri Matthews: guitar
Ray Hendriksen: mixing
All songs trad. arr. Christine Cooper


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Christine Cooper Brighton, UK

Christine comes from the wild west of Wales, where she fashions her songs and stories from the west wind. She uses her fiddle and banjo to gently blow away the thin layer of dust that has settled over old folk songs, drawing the listener into a world of dark and fragile beauty. ... more

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