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Press

‘Delicious entertainment. Bawdy, brave, nautical, noxious ... sounds as if it could have been plucked from a tavern 350 years ago’
Patrick Gary, MUSICWEB INTERNATIONAL

‘A captivating collection - this disc is terrific value in every sense’
ARTS TELEGRAPH, Classical CDs of the Week

‘A profusion of instruments presented in effortless purity of style’
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

‘An amazing performance’
THE GUARDIAN

‘Don’t bring your maiden aunt’
CLASSIC FM

'Now that's what I call music'
LOADED MAGAZINE

‘The spirit of carnivals, festivals and fairs. The City Waites have caught the essence of the Middle Ages and Renaissance’
DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘The City Waites sang and into the mind’s eye came images of golden tapestries glinting in the candlelight’
DAILY EXPRESS, Radio Pick of the Week

‘Smashing performances, an absolute winner’
CLASSICAL MUSIC

‘All three singers have an uncanny ability to find the appropriate tone for each song...fine ensemble playing’
GRAMOPHONE CD Reviews

‘The City Waites concert was a revelation - the real English tradition’
SINGAPORE STRAITS TIMES

 

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See also: Lucie Skeaping's website for Children & Schools and Illustrated Lectures