BARDIC COLLEGE of Ynys Witrin presents A CONCERT WITH R. J. STEWART
Original hard-hitting and humorous songs, and instrumental music with flute, 80-string concert psaltery, guitar, and lavta. Plus Scottish and Appalachian magical ballads!
R. J. Stewart is a Scottish musician songwriter and author who has created music for film, television, and theater, plus many albums and CDs. He has toured in Britain Europe the USA and Canada. R. J. has recorded and performed with Irish piper Finbar Furey, performed with Clannad, written and produced Van Morrison’s Cuchulainn. In England R.J. recorded and gave concerts with Shirley Collins, Cyril Tawney, and created a ground breaking album, The Unique Sound of the Psaltery, combining unusual acoustic instruments with synthesisers. His music is featured on Tolkein’s The Hobbit recorded on Decca by Nichol Williamson, and in films by Tony Richardson, Jim Henson, and a series of BBC documentary features including Earth Magic (1987) the first documentary to give a serious account of revival paganism and witchcraft in Britain.