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Tinc y Tannau (you say it ……Tink er tan eye) A duet with a difference ! A luscious mix of beauty and mischief !

Two Voices and Two Bass Viola da Gamba

Sianed Jones and Ailsa Mair Hughes sing and play the Bass Viola da Gamba at the same time. Together they conjure up rich four part harmonies and rhythms that are intoxicating on these ancient resonant instruments that can be bowed or strummed like a guitar.  Tinc y Tannau  perform playful improvisations, original songs, 16th century voice and viol pieces and unusual settings of ancient Welsh poetry. The ancient influencing the now whilst careering joyfully into the future.

Here are some quotes from audience members who have  heard us :-

“Ecstatically liberating”

“What a wonderful sound you make with instruments and voices from the modern to the old from controlled to the wild thank you”

“Mesmerising………… Thank you”

“Speechless by the end”

“A mighty Brythonic Yoiking …….Speechless”

“Delightful music……… I was lost in it”