Troy Donockley and Dave Bainbridge release improvised album.

MEMBERS of the Iona Celtic fusion band Troy Donockley and Dave Bainbridge have released a unique improvised album together 'From Silence' on Open Sky Records. The two musicians spoke about the recording, "When Rob Ayling of Voiceprint called us with the idea of playing in Lincoln Cathedral we were both immediately enthusiastic about the sonic possibilities of performing in such a huge, reverberant space. And not just any space - but one contained in this most beautiful and ancient of buildings. With no music pre-prepared, just an idea of which instruments we might play, we decided from the outset to reverently seek our inspiration from our surroundings and the cathedral's acoustics, so that the music would, in some way, become part of the building and aspire, for the 70 minutes or so that we played without a break, to something beyond ourselves." CR

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