A Platform for Ethnically and Culturally Inspired Music
About "La Sansonette"
La Sansonette is the second single from Agent Starling's third full album ‘Clandestine’, released on 18th November 2022. The album is a celebration of ten tunes, eight composed by contemporary international hurdy-gurdy players together with two new arrangements of traditional tunes. All the tracks are performed, arranged and recorded by Agent Starling.

Quentin Budworth hurdy-gurdy and vocals, Lou Duffy-Howard vocals, bass guitar other instruments and programming and guest Dexter Duffy-Howard violin, cello and harmonium.

Many of the tunes featured on this album are drawn from musical friendships and Quentin's year long quest travelling across Europe learning from master Hurdy-Gurdy players and folk musicians from different musical traditions.