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The Castalia

by Isla Ratcliff

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    CD in digifile with artwork by Elly Lucas

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Dusky Meadow 03:34
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Isla Ratcliff's debut album, featuring traditional and self-composed tunes inspired by her time in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 2019. The album expresses Isla's love for the tradition, its ethos of community, and the power of music to bring people together.

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released November 19, 2021

Fiddle: Isla Ratcliff (Tracks 1-7 and 9-13)
Cello: Ellen Gira (Tracks 1-5, 9, 10, 12, 13)
Stepdance: Annabelle Bugay (Tracks 3, 4, 8, 11)
Piano: Isla Ratcliff (Track 10) and Adam Young (Tracks 3, 5, 6, 13)

Producer: Marie Fielding
Recording engineers: Stuart Hamilton (Castlesound Studios, Scotland), Michael Shepherd (Lakewind Sound Studios, Canada) & Charlie Pilzer (Tonal Park, USA)
Mixing: Stuart Hamilton and Marie Fielding (Castlesound Studios, Scotland)
Mastering: Stuart Hamilton (Castlesound Studios, Scotland)

Photography and artwork: Elly Lucas

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Isla Ratcliff Edinburgh, UK

Scottish fiddle player, singer and composer. Isla's debut album The Castalia features traditional and self-composed tunes inspired by her time in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 2019.

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