New Album Out Now!
‘Meridianum Ensemble’ is a collection of live tracks from this international band’s inaugural spring tour of 2018, plus four specially selected studio recordings that represent the individuals in this seven-piece ensemble.
The live tracks capture the drama of this unique group (with members from Portugal, Morocco & the UK) and its unusual instrumentation. The music on the album includes original works for santur, oud, hurdy-gurdy and nyckelharpa, but also draws on the mystical world of Mediaeval Cantigas. With the addition of bagpipes, percussion, violin, cittern and tambura , this album is a feast for the ears. With only two weeks until the group’s next UK dates this CD is a fine example of what is to come.
To buy a copy of this limited edition album and to check tour dates visit
The album was produced by Nuno Silva
Cover design by Ricardo de Noronha
The Meridianum Ensemble is
Louis Bingham: cittern, bass & tambura
Katy Marchant: bagpipes, shawm
Ricardo de Noronha: percussion
Soufian Saihi: oud
Griselda Sanderson: nyckelharpa, violin
Nuno Silva: santur
Steve Tyler: hurdy-gurdy
Meridianum Ensemble is a trans-cultural musical collaboration, bringing together elements from Portugal, the UK and Morocco. The Meridianum Ensemble is a trans-cultural musical collaboration, bringing together musicians from Portugal , the UK and Morocco . The seven musicians bring their individual styles to the mix – Arabic oud from Morocco, Middle-Eastern percussion , o... more
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