Leicester Guildhall Performance of ‘The Last Plantagenet’
This Sunday we played our first performance of the ‘The Last Plantagenet Album’ at the Leicester Guildhall. From left to right Maryann is on recorder, Andy Jenkinson is playing lute, then Tabatha Pegg singing lead, Michael on Lute and Alex on drums. We played through our set a few times and it went down well! If you’re interested in seeing us play our next performance is at the Leicester Guildhall on August the 4th at 12.30. Several of the tracks in the live set are from the album and several are new tracks that have been written specially for the live events.
For more information on upcoming King Richard III events please do check out http://www.kingrichardiiievents.com. Also stay tuned because ‘The Last Plantagenet’ – our album of King Richard III era inspired music specially written for TV and Film will soon be available for download from itunes.
To celebrate the recovering of the body of King Richard III in Leicester we have written an album in the style of music from the era. Select expert musicians were called upon to participate in the recording of the album and more have been brought in for the live renditions.
The team comprised of:
- Maryann Tedstone on Woodwind and Vocals
- Michael Tedstone as Producer
- Glenn Sharp on Lute, Guitar and Lyre.
- Andy Jenkinson Lute (Live)
- Alex Young Percussion (Live)
- Tabatha Pegg on Lead Vocals
- Vicky Dean Vocals
- Edie Lobo Vocals
The album is published by Felt Music and distributed online by Horus Music. The Last Plantagenet presents an idea of what King Richard III era music could have sounded like.
The album was recorded in our studios at the Phoenix Film and Digital media centre.
Our album S.P.Q.R is now available for digital download on itunes. Follow the link below to purchase your copy or buy the tracks individually!
S.P.Q.R is an album of what Ancient Greek and Roman music could have sounded like. The Orpheus Project takes a leap forward in using new techniques to bring ancient music back to life, written from a performers perspective of what is achievable using the instruments of the time and using Maryanns’ unique ideas on music of the period.