Touki Delphine and Bernadeta Astari: Kitchen Ballads (TCBYML)

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Touki Delphine and Bernadeta Astari: Kitchen Ballads (TCBYML)
Well, we are Elsewhere and you don't come here for the same-old same-old.

So let's just give you something of the backstory and let you find this one on Spotify or wherever if it sounds like your thing.

Touki Delphine are a classically-trained Dutch multi-media trio who play as a chamber outfit with electronica, “kitchen machines and simple cookware”. Bernadeta Astari is Jakarta-born soprano who graduated from Utrecht Conservatory and currently tours doing Sondheim.

This album features songs by Handel, Monteverdi, Purcell and Ravel (among others) but they are in . . . umm, different musical settings.

It's in that electronica, kitchen implement reference.

Now this is perhaps better seen than merely heard as they perform in a theatrical setting and . . .

Something about “a living room act from The Encyclopedia for the Modern Housewife”.

It's different, very poppy, not played for cheap laughs and . . .

We leave it to you.

It's on their This Could Be Your Music Label label.

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