Felmay
Felmay
Archive
 
 
Italian Versione   English Versione
 
  Shop
 
Birkin Tree - Five Seasons
Birkin Tree
Five Seasons

fy 8264
885016826420
Felmay Records
Italia
 
1 CD

FIVE SEASONS is the new album by BIRKIN TREE, since 1982 unquestionably the best Irish music group in Italy. The album was born from the special collaboration with Aoife Ní Brhíain, star of the Irish violin, who worked as a member of the band in all the tracks. There are five irresistible and fiery instrumentals, where the soloists can express all their skill. There are five moving songs based on the dialogue between the female presences in the band. The love for Irish music and the skill of execution create stories, colors and atmospheres that underline the richness and depth of a timeless musical repertoire.




Nine years have passed since the release of the last album Virginia (Felmay fy 8164), and finally the BIRKIN TREE are ready to present their latest album FIVE SEANSONS, the fifth to be precise.
In the intervening period the musicians have further deepened the study, research and reflection on the musical language of the Irish tradition thanks to the intense collaborations with famed musicians such as Martin Hayes, Mick O’Brien, Niamh Parsons, Caitlinn Nic Gowan ed Aoife Nì Briain .
Thanks to the particular collaboration with Aoife that it’s born this latest album, which includes the presence of this star of the Irish violin in all the tracks on the disc.
The violinist worked as a member of the band giving all her musical contribution, intended as reflection, taste and sensitivity, to the production of each track.
A record with a full and profound Irish sound takes shape, dedicated both to the finest instrumentals and to the great magic of the vocal repertoire.
The fantastic Aoife’s violin joins Michel Balatti's flute and Fabio Rinaudo's uilleann pipes as a whole or in other spaces where soloists can best express their way of making music, performing march, reel & all related to the Green Island tradition.
The result is a very cohesive sound and at the same time respectful of the language and style of each instrument. The only original composition is a slow waltz composed by Fabio entitled "The Final Farewell", a sweet and evocative track.
The harmonic and rhythmic aspect comes mainly from the guitar of Claudio De Angeli, assisted in some moments by the harp of Elena Spotti and by the bodhran of Ivan Berto.
The songs are presented by the enchanting voice of Laura Torterolo, who with her sweet and evocative tone performs five beautiful ballads with full respect for the Irish style. In two you will hear it duet with Giorgio Profetto, a pillar of the Birkin Tree of the times of "A Cheap Present".
A particular moment of great charm is the song "May Morning Dew", learned from Mick O ’Brien (fabulous piper and father of Aoife), based on a close musical dialogue between the wonderful female presences in the band.
A disc where the love for Irish music is expressed through different stories, colors and atmospheres trying to make the listener participate, with the hope that he can share with the musicians the richness and depth of this fascinating musical repertoire.





Birkin Tree from Felmay Shop


 
  Tracks

The Boys of 25 4.34
Donal Og 4.26
The Lady’s Cup of Tea 6.20
The May Morning Dew 5.19
The Dawn Chorus 4.49
Lonely Waterloo 5.49
King of Laois 9.59
Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore 4.32
The Final Farewell 5.21
Molly Malone 4.59

 
  Musicians

Michel Balatti - flutes, whistles
Claudio De Angeli - guitar, banjo
Aoife Ní Bhríain - fiddle
Fabio Rinaudo - uillean pipes, whistles
Laura Torterolo - lead vocals
Guests :
Ivan Berto - bodhran
Giorgio Profetto - backing vocals
Elena Spotti - harp

 
  HQ Image
 
 
 
  Our Playlist
Our olaylist on Spotify, dedicated to P re Minimalism, Minimalism and Post Minimalism.

PAOLO BONFANTI & MARTINO COPPO - You Were Right
from the CD "Pracina Stomp"
 
 
 
  Search
 
  Newsletter
Nome
E_mail
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Latest Releases
 
  Concerts
 
 
05 August 2020 - h:21.30
Paolo Bonfanti & Martino Coppo
Castello Marchesi Pinelli Gentile
Tagliolo (AL) - Italy


09 August 2020 - h:05.45
Birkin Tree
Concerto all'alba
Fortezza Priamar
Savona - Italy


09 August 2020 - h:21.15
Birkin Tree
Madrignano
Calice al Cornoviglio (SP) - Italy


09 August 2020 - h:21.00
Carlo Aonzo Trio
Villa Durazzo Brombini
Via Muratori 5
Genova Cornigliano - Italy


12 August 2020 - h:21.15
Birkin Tree & Tom Stearn
Piazza Colombo
Camogli (GE) - Italy


13 August 2020 - h:21.15
Birkin Tree
Bema - Morbegno
Italy


15 August 2020 - h:21.15
Liguriani
I Suoni della Pietra
Torre Bormida (CN) - Italy


16 August 2020 - h:21.15
Birkin Tree
Piazza della Chiesa
Altare (SV) - Italy


17 August 2020 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Treibhaus
Innsbruck - Austria


18 August 2020 - h:20.00
Liguriani
Treibhaus
Innsbruck - Austria


19 August 2020 - h:21.15
Liguriani
Piazza Chiappella
Noli (SV) - Italy


20 August 2020 - h:17.00
Birkin Tree
Bardonecchia Scena 1312
Bardonecchia (TO) - Italy


29 August 2020 - h:21.15
Birkin Tree & Tom Stearn
Anfiteatro Bindi
Santa Margherita (GE) - Italy


30 August 2020 - h:21.00
Paolo Bonfanti & Martino Coppo
Ferentino Acustica
Piazza Matteotti
Ferentino (FR) - Italy


 
 
 
 
 
17 HIPPIES
 
  Felmay Social Networks
   
 
  © 2020 Felmay Srl - P.I. 06974300011 | Powered by: Riccardo Marino
Shipping Costs