Orbestra

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Eight classical musicians formed the Orbestra in 1989 to record the folk music of various cultures, such as Africa, Colombia, Macedonia, Shetland and Spain. Led by Peter Cowdrey, the group use violin,…
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Eight classical musicians formed the Orbestra in 1989 to record the folk music of various cultures, such as Africa, Colombia, Macedonia, Shetland and Spain. Led by Peter Cowdrey, the group use violin, trombone, bassoon, cello, double bass, clarinet, tarambuka, teppan, mbira and bamboo flute, along with voice. Transdanubian Swineherds was released in 1992 by Hannibal Records.