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Holt Festival: Holt, UK, July 25, 2012

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Holt Festival
Holt, UK
July 25, 2012
Holt, in Norfolk, is a pretty East Anglian market town that nestles in pleasant, almost stereotypical, English countryside. It's home to a mere 3,500 people, but it punches way above its weight artistically and culturally, seeming to have more art galleries than Manhattan. In recent years it has developed ...

Christine Tobin: Sailing To Byzantium

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On Sailing To Byzantium singer/songwriter Christine Tobin adds music to the poems of Ireland's much-loved William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). Get this wrong, and an entire nation might well demand answers: get it right and a richly imaginative and beautiful recording is promised. Tobin gets it right.

Tobin's love of Yeats goes back to her teens ...