Anakronos - The Red Book of Ossory

Anakronos - The Red Book of Ossory

Heresy 025 (Heresy Records, CD)

NEW RELEASE (10 July 2020)
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 32
℗ 2020 Heresy Records
© 2020 Heresy Records
Main country of recording: Ireland
Sent to a reviewer on 11 January 2021

Listen: Regina Glorie (track 7, 0:00-0:57)

Caitriona O'Leary, voice
Nick Roth, soprano saxophone, descant and treble recorders, percussion (bendir, davul, nutmeg grater, chains, bin lid)
Deirdre O'Leary, clarinet, bass clarinet, percussion (davul)
Francesco Turrisi, synthesiser, percussion (tombak, daf, tar, brushes, bendir)

Medieval music meets jazz bringing to life a rare 14th century Irish manuscript by Richard de Ledrede, Bishop of Ossory (1317-1360), against the backdrop of the infamous Witchcraft Trial of Dame Alice Kyteler amd the Burning of Petronilla de Meath in Kilkenny 1324

Recorded in February 2019 at Grouse Lodge, County Westmeath, Ireland

Translations and research by Caitriona O'Leary