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The Radial Band
Musical Adventurers in the traditional musics of Europe, Scandinavia and beyond
The Radial band explores instrumental dance and listening music inspired by the rich and varied traditions and musicians encountered on their travels. Between them the group has had award-winning albums and their music has been featured in various international charts. With a host of acclaimed albums under their belts with various bands as well as their own solo and duo projects the players are joined in the Radial Band by guests to create a unique musical soundworld of new music based on ancient traditions. Imbued with a blend of European, Scandinavian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean styles, occasionally reaching into north and west Africa it celebrates the diversity of culture that enriches our lives and reflects on the changing seasons and moods of the natural world.
The core members have roots in Scotland, Portugal and Ireland.
Louis Bingham plays plucked strings - cittern, guitar, banjo & tambura
Ricardo de Noronha plays percussion and hand-made harmonic flutes based on the Slovakian fujara.
Griselda Sanderson plays ethnic bowed strings - the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle, Swedish nyckelharpa and fiddle.