D. Koritsas

"Debs Koritsas"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 98% (110 of 112)
Location: Yorkshire
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 656,921 - Total Helpful Votes: 110 of 112
Grow with Joe: Gardening in Yorkshire by Joe Maiden
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!, 4 April 2011
A really excellent book, completely down to earth, beautifully illustrated (with Yorkshire places I recognise!) and full of very useful information. The more I dip into this book, the more I can't help thinking that Joe should be presenting Gardener's World on BBC. Completely hands-on advice, Joe is a genuine gardener's gardener. Highly recommended.
Soma ~ John McSherry
Soma ~ John McSherry
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
John McSherry is a superb tune-smith, and an even more impressive Uilleann piper and whistle player. He is wise enough to release new recordings only when he has something fresh and exciting to say, never compromising on quality. I described John's recent album 'Tripswitch' (recorded with his band At First Light) as 'acoustic perfection,' but this recording surely surpasses even that album for its lyrical intensity and sheer listening quality.

He's accompanied on 'Soma' by a first-rate band comprising Ruben Bada, Joanne McSherry, Paul McSherry, Donal O'Connor, Francis McIlduff, Tony Byrne and Israel Sanchez. Google 'Soma' if you wish to find out more about the Vedic plant and… Read more
A Woman's Song ~ Maggie MacInnes
A Woman's Song ~ Maggie MacInnes
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The album is subtitled 'Original music and song inspired by Scottish Gaelic Tradition.'

Maggie MacInnes has recorded the loveliest album of her career with an exquisitely sequenced song cycle celebrating the role of women in Scottish Gaelic life across the years - the music was originally premiered at Celtic Connections Festival in January 2004. All the music is composed by women - not only by Maggie herself, but by anonymous women, whose creativity probably went unsung during their lifetime. Their beautiful music lives on via the legacy of the oral tradition, however, highlighting womens' role as tradition bearers. A palpable sense of cohesion abounds in eleven sumptuous tracks… Read more