2013-09-06

Tanya Donelly — Swan Song Series Volume 2

As a keen chronicler of ornithological vocalization I was tremendously excited by the prospect of a series of releases dedicated to the sounds of the Cygninae.’

It was therefore initially something of a disappointment to discover these are in fact musical diversions in the contemporary style.’

But protracted listening reveals a sumptuous tonality and melodious appeal on par with, dare I say, Myophonus horsfieldii.’


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