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North Sea Radio Orchestra

North Sea Radio Orchestra
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England
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North Sea Radio Orchestra (NSRO) is an English contemporary music ensemble and chamber orchestra (plus chorus) of varying size and membership, depending on the needs of the repertoire involved. The group was founded in about 2000 by Craig (guitar, composition) and Sharron (bass, vocals) Fortnam, seeking to present modern music in a more dignified setting than was afforded rock bands. The ensemble has included members of Cardiacs (saxophonist / keyboard player Sarah Smith and drummer Dominic Luckman) along with a varying complement of musicians and singers with various backgrounds. In addition to Craig Fortnam's compositions, the group has performed works by William D. Drake (Cardiacs), Kavus Torabi (Guapo, Gong), Robert Wyatt, and others.
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http://www.nsro.co.uk
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North Sea Radio Orchestra / John Greaves / Annie Barbazza — Folly Bololey - Songs from Robert Wyatt's Rock Bottom North Sea Radio Orchestra / John Greaves / Annie Barbazza — Folly Bololey - Songs from Robert Wyatt's Rock Bottom
(Dark Companion DC012, 2019, CD / DL)
North Sea Radio Orchestra — Dronne North Sea Radio Orchestra — Dronne
(The Household Mark THM001, 2016, CD)
North Sea Radio Orchestra — I a Moon North Sea Radio Orchestra — I a Moon
(The Household Mark THM001, 2011, CD)
North Sea Radio Orchestra — Birds North Sea Radio Orchestra — Birds
(Oof! OOF010, 2008, CD)
North Sea Radio Orchestra — North Sea Radio Orchestra North Sea Radio Orchestra — North Sea Radio Orchestra
(Oof! OOF006, 2006, CD)

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