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They are Vivien Ellis (voice) and Giles Lewin (fiddle) and this is
a CD medieval and traditional songs and fiddle music from Britain and
Vivien sings the songs either unaccompanied or with fiddle backing.
Giles, plays the tunes.
There are 10 tracks. It opens well with 'Lovely Joan', but my favourite
is 'The Cuckoo's Nest'. They perform three versions, Irish fiddle, Lowland
Scots songs and Gaelic mouth music. Some of the music is less accessible
though, like Vest en Mai (northern French, 13th century) and Fair Annie,
a traditional Scottish ballad (all 10 minutes of it). The Pack is a
group of 12 young musicians,. 7 female and 5 male, who have got together
to perform at festivals etc. This is their first CD and has 12 tracks,
featuring mainly fiddle tunes. A couple of lighthearted vocals are also
It's a bright, lively record of their current performances.