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Choir as folk: Angelite

FESTIVAL MUSIC continued 3% The Bulgarian Voices: Ange/ite Linn Records later this year. She's (Fringe) Graffiti (Venue 90) 557 8330, already taken intriguing diversions WORLD MUSIC PREVIEW 74 —75 Aug, 5.30pm; 27—23 Aug, into new territory with the Angelite 9pm; 24—26 Aug, 7.20pm; 27—30 Asian/blues crossover Durga Rising, Aug, midnight, £70 (£8). Greyfriars working with a jazz trio and singing Edinburgh's Graffiti has now established Kirk (Venue 737) 557 8330, 5-73 'non-PC' material on the show Girl M 3, ..., ; - itself as the Festival's world musrc Aug, 7.30pm, £70 (£8). Talk. centre. With its multi-Ievel, multi- a Fly, Fly, My Sadness: Huun Huur Tu In Bare, Jungr, accompanied by I performance mix of the informal and And Ange/ite And Moscow Art Duo pianist Russell Churney (Julian Clary's formal, the theatre programme, the al (Fringe) Greyfriars Kirk (Venue 737) 'token heterosexual'), takes a trip i 3 v, fresco terrace bar, and astonishing 557 8330, 6-70, 73-74 Aug, through the songs of Edith Piaf, Ray ' vaulted space of the Dream Palace itself, 9. 70pm, £75/£72 (£72/E70). Graffiti Davies, Bobbie Gentry and Ian Dury, ~- " the venue resonates with the origrnal (Venue 90) 557 8330, 24-26, 29 amongst others, in what could be a energy of the Edinburgh Festival: the Aug, 9pm; 27—28, 30 Aug, 7. 20pm, spellbinding ascent up the tower of passionate and peaceful meeting of £75 (£72).CABARET PREVIEW song. (Alastair Mabbott) peoples and culture. Certain to be a % Bare (Fringe) Barb Jungr. Komedia («7 highlight of the whole Festival .5 Bare Southslde (Venue 82) 667 2272, Angellte, the 24-strong women’s choir Singer Barb Jungr is no stranger to 70—29 Aug, 70.70pm, £8.50/£7 from Bulgaria brought here as part of Edinburgh, normally in the company (£6/E5). the East Winds concert series by Sasha of guitarist Michael Parker, with Cheparukhin, manager of Huun Huur whom she’s performed many times WORLD BEAT PREVIEW Tu, the wondrous throat singers from on radio and on Julian Clary's TV Barrage Tuva who were such a success last year. shows. The duo are well known for Down the line from his Moscow base, their broad musical scope and 'Folk' used to be the cringe-making f- Sasha enthused about some very special satincal outlook; as a solo artist Jungr word, but for young eleven-piece capital concerts. 'Misha Alperin, the still slips between styles with ease, Canadian band Barrage (none of pianist and composer, is bringing his but she’s also able to work in a wrder them over 24) the c-word is worse. own Moscow Art Duo (well emotional range, bringing a According to Aaron Young, their remembered for their outstanding poignancy and depth which Fringe gobsmackingly good guitarist, ’We're Edinburgh appearance a few years ago) audiences might not be expecting. best summed-up as 'world beat'. Just In Fly, Fly, My Sadness, a collaboration An interpreter of Brel and don’t call us celtic!’ The three wrth both Huun Huur Tu and Angelite. It Bacharach, Jungr will be recording an woman, eight man line-up was rs modern and magnificentl' (Norman album of classic and contempOrary assembled at audition, Monkees style, Chalmers) . French chansons for the Scottish label by musical director/arranger and

keyboard player Dean Marshall, formerly of the Calgary Fiddlers. The band, fronted by up to seven fiddles, puts on one hell of a show. As witnessed on this year's British tour and TV's Blue Peter, the chaotic onstage activity, including dance, is actually carefully choreographed. Their eclectic set can contain klezmer, Carribean calypso, country anything, In fact. except classical all played with ear-catching arrangements and a ferocious virtuosity that they feel is 'the closest thing you can get to heavy metal with acoustic violins.’ (Norman Chalmers) % Barrage (Fringe) The Famous Grouse House (Venue 34) 220 5606, 70 Aug, 7. 75pm, £7.50 (£5.50).

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