Dick Swain and Nancy Mattila, Maine and the Celtic World: In the Tradition


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From ballads to shanties, including sea songs, lumbering songs, and love songs: traditional songs and songs in traditional style from Maine and from the Celtic World.

Nancy and Dick have captivated audiences across North America with songs expressing their love of traditional. Their performances include materials gathered from research into the history and folklore of North America and the Anglo/Irish/Scottish tradition. They are featured together with Gordon Bok, Cindy Kallet, and Ann Dodson on So Bravely Dream: Songs of Jan Harmon, and they have sung with the Quasimodal Chorus on many of Gordon Bok’s recordings, including Schooners and Ensemble.