Tag Archives: Pentangle

ACO, Pekka Kuusisto, Sam Amidon, Pentangle and Wedding Dress

Murder and Redemption, the current ACO concert series, led by guest musical director Pekka Kuusisto and folk musician Sam Amidon, combines American and British folk songs with the works of Janáček and John Adams. Here Pekka Kuusisto talks of performing the … Continue reading

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The Pentangle in Europe

Two recent You Tube uploads of Pentangle performances in Europe.  The first is from Norwegian TV in 1968, singing the Anne Briggs song The Time has Come: The second from French TV in 1972, with 6 songs, mostly from their Reflection LP:

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Darrell Scott & Danny Thompson

Playing at HebCelt 2013 in Stornoway. Don’t forget the headphones: … and a slightly older recording featuring Danny Thompson with Pentangle (who were Jacqui Mcshee, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn and Terry Cox)

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Jack Orion

This is what Wikipedia says of the music played by The Pentangle: Pentangle are usually characterised as a folk-rock band. Danny Thompson preferred to describe the group as a “folk-jazz band.”[25] John Renbourn also rejected the “folk-rock” categorisation, saying, “One … Continue reading

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On Time

http://xkcd.com/1190/ The History of Time: http://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php?title=1190:_Time In Time: Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (Demo version)

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I’ve got a feeling – ancient and modern

More from Danny Thompson, here with The Pentangle in a BBC broadcast from 1972, and from their re-union tour in 2008 (plus a few pounds, but sounding as good as ever). The pieces from the early concert are “In Time” … Continue reading

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