Brave Wolfe

Songs and Music for the hero of Quebec.

Thor Ewing and Anne Marie Summers present a programme of music and songs on the life of General Wolfe for Museums, Concerts, Castles, History Fairs, Weddings, Banquets, Re-enactment, Living History and other events.

Wolfe's story is told through songs and music of the day, all drawn from contemporary broadsides and historical sources.  From his youth fighting against the Jacobites, through his love for lady Katherine Lowther to his valiant death in 1759 on the Plains of Abraham. 

Instruments featured are fife and drum, bagpipes, hurdy gurdy, recorders and percussion.

Other historical programmes include: 

Cantus Britannicus (Roman and Celtic Music)

Scop and Skald (Viking and Anglo-Saxon Music)

Chivalry (Medieval Music)

Tudor Rose (Sixteenth Century Music)

Shakespeare’s Day (Elizabethan and Jacobean Music)

Cavalilly Men (Civil War Music)

Pieces of Eight (Pirate Songs and Music)

Boney the Warrior (Napoleonic Music)

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