Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita: Clychau Dibon

A royal harpist from Wales teams up with another court harpist from Senegal, swapping tunes from both traditions

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A royal harpist from Wales teams up with a kora player (which is to say, another court harpist) from Senegal.

Finch and Keita swap tunes from both traditions, one taking the lead while the other fills and improvises around the edges, then seamlessly trading places.

‘Robert Ap Huw Meets Nialing Sonko’ is the centrepiece: 16th century harp tunes playing off against the blissful melodies of the Casamance.

Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

Clychau Dibon

(Astar Artes/Mwldan)

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