Heartwood

Heartwood

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Folk - General | Mazomanie/Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States
Total Song Plays: 597   
Member Since: 2002
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Katie Waldren & Candace Kreitlow, as the duo Heartwood, create elegant, energetic music with a myriad of instruments including the Celtic harp, lap & hammered dulcimer, guitar, fiddle and an exceptional blend of voices. Both Candace & Katie are seasoned musicians and recording artists with years of experience. Heartwood’s repertoire includes traditional and contemporary American and British Isles folk music, as well an abundance of original material, all displaying a strong Celtic /Appalachian flair. Though folk in nature, Heartwood’s music has a classic and elegant sound. Heartwood performs and gives workshops at festivals and music gatherings, entertains at coffee houses, Shakespearean classic theater, gallery openings, weddings, libraries and with the Madison Wisconsin folk community. They have produced three recordings together; Waterdance, Heartwood, and Night Dancer and are included in Narada’s collection of international harpists CD entitled Faces of the Harp. In addition, Cand

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HEARTWOOD
Candace Kreitlow & Katie Waldren, as the duo Heartwood, create elegant, energetic music with a myriad of instruments including the Celtic harp, hammered and lap dulcimer, guitar, fiddle and an exceptional blend of voices. Both Candace & Katie are seasoned musicians and recording artists with years of experience. Heartwood's sparkling repertoire displays a Celtic /Appalachian flair that includes both traditional and contemporary American and British Isles folk music, as well as an abundance of original material. Candace & Katie have established themselves as a well respected duo in the Wisconsin folk community, performing for festivals, coffee houses, gallery openings, weddings, conferences, libraries and venues such as American Players Theatre and the Monona Terrace. Their first album, entitled "Waterdance", released August 1996, features a repertoire inspired by the sounds and sights of nature. "Their melodies move, flow, and intertwine with brightness and elegance." (Dirty Linen Magazine) The title cut from this recording appears on Narada's collection Faces of the Harp. Their vocal album, "Heartwood", released 1997 is "a lovely collection, beautiful vocals and instrumental work, with excellent arranging." (Philip Boulding of Magical Strings) Selections from these recordings are featured in Rush For Grey Gold, a 1998 documentary aired on PBS to celebrate Wisconsin's Sesquicentennial. Heartwood's newest recording, "Night Dancer", is a stunning" collection of r