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Maranella
Costumed Medieval Minstrels

Members:

Marilyn Farrington (musical director), lute, voice, psaltery, hammered dulcimer, harp, bagpipes, recorders;
Elizabeth Taylor, recorders, voice;
Lucille Brain, vielle, harp, voice, hurdy gurdy, percussion;
Elizabeth Farrington, recorders, bagpipes, voice;
Tom Goodale, storyteller, harp, rebec, recorders, voice;
Peter Farrington: voice, lute, percussion

Style of performance:

Maranella is a costumed medieval minstrel band playing for medieval themed weddings, banquets and parties. We dress in authentic medieval costume and play period instruments including lute, harp and recorders. We sing both a capella (unaccompanied) and songs accompanied by lute, harp and other instruments.

Repertoire:

We play and sing music from 1200 up to around 1500.

Recordings:

None so far, some amateur videos may be found on YouTube.

Location:

Chester, but will travel within a 50 mile radius.

Contact:

07838 725977 (mobile)

maranella.music@gmail.com

Web Presence:

www.maranella.co.uk

Other Information:

Have our own display dancers who are happy to demonstrate and lead dances at a 'medieval ceilidh'

Last updated 21-11-2015

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