GurdyBird's Yule Tides: Parte the First

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The first set in a collection of festive tunes that will be added to over time, composed and reworked in GurdyBird's unique way.


released November 28, 2014

"God Rest Ye Merry, Wickermen"-GurdyBird's arrangement on the traditional "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" inspired by the procession in the original1973 version of The Wicker Man.

Traditional, arranged, programmed and performed by Tamsyn Swingler/GurdyBird

"The Good Ship 'Bountiful'" Composed, arranged, performed by Tamsyn Swingler/GurdyBird

Artwork: Tamsyn Swingler/GurdyBird manipulated photographs taken by Paul Betowski, Tamsyn Swingler, Kymm Sandum and Shane Davies



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GurdyBird England, UK

Based in Cornwall, GurdyBird plays a Hurdy-Gurdy over her backing tracks which she performs, programmes and records herself, creating original compositions and unusual renditions of traditional folk tunes & shanties, performing with her music videos projected where possible for a multimedia, story-telling effect. She also roams acoustically at events, performs plugged & also dabbles in remixing. ... more

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