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ELBOWS & ANTLERS -- JUST RELEASED!!

Elbows & Antlers, named for a particularly wild "Druids and Faeries Ball" at Pantheacon, is the band's third CD, featuring selections ranging from driving Celtic, Balkan, and Medieval dance tunes, to shimmering improvisational celtodelic grooves, to a haunting Hebridean mermaid's croon and a vampire love song. With brilliant instrumental solos delivered by Avalon Rising's melody section: Kristoph Klover (electric guitar), Cat Taylor (electric violin), and Margaret Davis (flute and harp), backed by the strong rhythm section of Mark Ungar (bass, mandocello), and Scott Irwin (drums). Lead vocals by Klover, Davis, Ungar and Irwin.

TRACK LIST: Click on links
to hear mp3 soundclips
1. Stop That Train
2. The Queen of Argyll
3. Chansonetta Tedesca/Douce Dame Jolie
4. Shadow of the Sea

5. Dinner with Bill and Dan
6. Arise, My Love
7. Cantiga 323
8. Spreading the Sea Wrack/Mermaid's Croon
9. John Barleycorn/Scholar Set
10. Nottamun Town
11. Rom Syrto

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STORMING HEAVEN

"Storming Heaven is a jewel, plain and simple ... one of the year's best." -- thehereandthere.net "The chops and the songwriting on the band's latest, Storming Heaven, are stellar indeed..." -- East Bay Express

Storming Heaven features a vibrant collection of progressive Celtic, Pagan, and original rock songs ranging from fiery dance tunes to atmospheric ballads, with a mystical presence evocative of Otherwhere and Otherwhen.This cosmic collection features scintillating instrumental solos by Kristoph Klover (electric guitar), Cat Taylor (electric violin), and Margaret Davis (flute and harp), capably backed by the powerful rhythm section of Mark Ungar, Kevin Fanning, and Scott Irwin. Lead singers Klover and Davis deliver dynamic vocal treatments of these timeless traditionals and fresh originals.

TRACK LIST: Click on links
to hear mp3 soundclips
1. The Hexamshire Lass
2. Hunt the Blarney Cat
3. Glasgow Peggy
4. The Chieri
5. Sidhe Set
6. The Lark in the Morning
7. Jack Daw
8. Congress Reel/Red Crow
9. Do You Love an Apple?
10. Turning in Time
11. Musical Pesto Set
12. Dancing Bear
13. Black Joke Set
14. Dulaman
15. Health to the Company

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AVALON RISING

"Wets the mind like Irish mist ... The musical teamwork is superb." --John Wheeler, Harpbeat. "Like a rich wine or an encounter with an old flame, Avalon Rising is to be experienced more than described." -- Jan Jacquet, Victory Review

Avalon Rising is an enchanting, electro-acoustic blend of Medieval, Celtic, and original music. The shimmering interplay of guitar, Celtic harp, and flute accompanies the soaring vocals of lead vocalists Margaret Davis and Kristoph Klover. Ranging from driving Irish and Middle Eastern worldbeat sounds to haunting, Celtic harp-based ballads, Avalon Rising weaves a magical tapestry of sound in the same vein as Loreena McKennitt, Renaissance, and Dead Can Dance.The lyrics of Avalon Rising speak of love and longing, quests and revels, magic and transformation in an evocative language which resonates from ancient origins to the heart of the listener. Powerful and entrancing, their richly textured sound weaves together original music with the magical echoes of Medieval, Celtic, and Middle Eastern music to create a glowing new musical vision. Members: Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Deirdre McCarthy, Beth Milne, Pete Gascoyne.

TRACK LIST: Click on links
to hear mp3 soundclips
1. The Great Selkie
2. Where the Sunset is Golden
3. Andray Soulet
4. Perilous Garde
5.Contre le Tens/Toda Cousa
6. To The Sea
7. God Walks Among Us
8. Dark Moon Circle
9. Reborn
10. Black Davie's Ride

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JUST RELEASED!
QUESTS & REVELS DVD

A fabulous video retrospective of the band's 17-year journey, featuring:

"Black Davie's Ride" -- a full video treatment of their classic hit by Cynthia McQuillin. Acted by the Skirmishers Historical Stage Combat Group, with plenty of band shots interspersed. This video was produced in 1996 and features bandmembers Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Deirdre McCarthy, Beth Milne, and a special guest appearance by Larry the O.

"Modesto Scottish Games" -- Filmed at the Scottish Games in Modesto, CA on June 6, 2009. Includes the songs "Musical Pesto Set," "Cameron Campbell's Set," "Whisky in the Jar," "Black Davie's Ride," and "Love Song Set." Features bandmembers Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Cat Taylor, Mark Ungar, and Scott Irwin.

"Comcast Session" -- this series of videos was shot by ComcastSF in San Francisco on April 11, 2005, and aired several times on the "SF Sound" TV program. Includes the songs "Hexamshire Lass," "Sidhe Set," "Jack Daw," "Andray Soulet," and "Health to the Company." Features bandmembers Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Cat Taylor, Mark Ungar, and Scott Irwin.

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***OTHER CDS FEATURING AVALON RISING MEMBERS***

THE STARLIT JEWEL

Songs from J.R.R. Tolkien's THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS, with musical settings by fantasy author Marion Zimmer Bradley, Kristoph Klover, and Margaret Davis. The Celtic and Medieval-flavored music is performed by Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, and the guest artists listed below on acoustic instruments. This recording is fully authorized by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien. Edition limited to 2000.

"...The group plays beautifully to its strengths -- effortless harmonies and deft facility in numerous traditional and modern instruments....The Starlit Jewel is a rare collection - a must for admirers of Tolkien's Middle-earth poetry and for lovers of well-played, well-sung music." --Paula di Sante, Mythopoeic Society

Featuring:
Margaret Davis
- lead vocals, Celtic harp, recorders
Kristoph Klover - lead vocals, guitar, mandola

plus guest musicians:
Karl Franzen - lead vocals, bouzouki, guitar, harmonica, jaws harp
Kris Yenney - cello
Ernest Kinsolving - lead vocal on "Hobbit Walking Song," vocal on "Bath Song," fiddle
Deirdre McCarthy - percussion, lead vocal on "Lament for Boromir"
Beth Milne - French horn, bass
Aodh Og O Tuama - spoons, vocal
Cat Taylor - violin

and including these songs (click links to listen):
Hobbit Walking Song - Hobbit: ch. 19
Lay of Nimrodel - Bk. II: ch. 6
Merry Old Inn - Bk. I: ch. 9
Galadriel's Lament - Bk. II: ch. 8
In Durin's Day - Bk. II: ch. 4
Song of the Eldar in Exile- Bk. I: ch. 3
Elvish Lullabye - Hobbit: ch. 19
Children's Song From Dale - Hobbit: ch. 10
In Western Lands - Bk. VI: ch. 1
Troll Song - Bk. I: ch. 12
Lament for Boromir - Bk. III: ch. 1
Bath Song - Bk. I: ch. 5
When Spring Unfolds - Bk. III: ch. 4


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PRINCESS OF FLOWERS

The quintessence of Medieval Romance! This magical recording features Avalon Rising vocalist Margaret Davis on harps, recorders, flute, keyboards, and, of course, lots and lots of vocals! There are many terrific guest artists featured on this CD, including world-reknowned viellist Shira Kammen, and David Miles, hurdy-gurdy player for Metallica.

"This CD is a must for anybody who loves Loreena McKennitt, Enya, or Kate Price...beautiful and trance-like..." --Mark Ungar, guitarist and mandocellist extrordinaire

TRACK LIST: Click on links
to hear mp3 soundclips
1. Princess of Flowers
2. Douce Dame Jolie
3. I Once Loved a Lad
4. Tha Mi Sgith
5. Childgrove/Parson's Farewell/Horse's Bransle

6. Edi Beo Thu
7. Chanson de la Mariée
8. The Rosebuds in June
9. Bransle 3/Almande 2
10.The Boatman
11.Thrice Toss These Oaken Ashes
12.Reis Glorios/Alle Psallite

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8.99

JIG OF LIFE

Magical collection of songs of Summer! with Avalon Rising leaders Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis, Karl Franzen, and Kris Yenney - of acoustic Celtic band Broceliande. Upbeat and beautiful vocal and instrumental arrangements of summer favorites for Celtic harp, cello, voices, guitar, octave mandolin, flute, oboe, tin whistle, recorder, melodeon, and percussion.

Includes such seasonal songs as Aye Wakin' O!, Sumer is Icumen In, Broken Pledge, The Pretty Maid, Star of the County Down, Oak Ash, and Thorn, Rosebuds in June, The Jug of Punch/Les Garcons d'Ete, Wild Mountain Thyme/Polska after Ellike and many more! Click links to hear samples.

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BARLEY RIGS

Festive songs of Autumn and Harvest! with Avalon Rising leaders Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis, Karl Franzen, and Kris Yenney - of acoustic Celtic band Broceliande. Rousing vocal and instrumental arrangements of autumnal favorites for Celtic harp, cello, voices, guitar, octave mandolin, flute, oboe, tin whistle, recorder, melodeon, and percussion.

Includes such seasonal songs as:
The Barley Corn, The Band o' Shearers, Margot Labourez les Vignes, The Magpie, Now Westlin Winds, Islay Reaper's Song, Corn Rigs, The Banshee Set and many more! Click links to hear samples.

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GATHERING MAY
Joyous songs of May and Spring! with Avalon Rising leaders Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis, Karl Franzen, and Kris Yenney - of acoustic Celtic band Broceliande. Beautiful vocal and instrumental arrangements of Springtime favorites for Celtic harp, cello, voices, guitar, octave mandolin, flute, oboe, tin whistle, recorder, melodeon, and percussion.

Includes such seasonal songs as:
Staines Morris, Now is the Month of Maying, Derreen Day, Rossginolet du Bois, Helston Furry, It Was a Lover and His Lass, O Lusty May, A l'Entrade del Tens Clar, May Morning Dew and many more! Click links to hear samples.

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SIR CHRISTEMAS
Festive music for Christmas and Winter Celebrations! with Avalon Rising leaders Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis, Karl Franzen, and Kris Yenney - of acoustic Celtic band Broceliande. Beautiful vocal and instrumental arrangements of Wintertime favorites for Celtic harp, cello, voices, guitar, octave mandolin, flute, oboe, tin whistle, recorder, melodeon, and percussion.

Includes such favorite carols as: Gloucestershire Wassail, Un Flambeau, Jeanette, Isabelle, Gaudete, Carol of the Birds, Entre le Boeuf/Noel Nouvelet, The Boar's Head Carol, The Holly and the Ivy, Away in a Manger, Shoot the Wren, and many more! Click links to hear samples.

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DISTRIBUTION:

Sugo Music
http://www.sugomusic.com/
manager@sugomusic.com

OTHER OUTLETS FOR OUR CDS:

Amazon.com -- http://www.amazon.com
CDBaby.com -- http://www.cdbaby.com
Kinesis Inc. -- http://www.kinesiscd.com/
Barnes&Noble.com -- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/
Amazon.com.uk -- http://www.amazon.co.uk

In Germany: Pegasus Music
http://www.edition-pegasus.de/, contact Kirstin Tanger at kirstin@edition-pegasus.de

 

BOOKING: Kristoph Klover, stoph at flowinglass dot com, phone (510) 219-9836