ORPHEA

by Majel Connery

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A Baroque-rock retelling of Monteverdi's opera, L'Orfeo, Orphea is a song cycle reimagined from a woman's perspective.

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released May 3, 2019

Words and music by Majel Connery
Arranged and produced by Doug Balliett
Drums, Percussion Arrangement by Dylan Greene
Guitar, Banjo, Theorbo and Lute Arrangement by Paul Morton

Double bass, Electric bass by Doug Balliett
Mandolin, Guitar, Viola da gamba by Doug Balliett
Vocals, Keyboards by Majel Connery
Drums, Percussion by Dylan Greene
Flute, Alto Flute by Catherine Gregory
Harp by Ashley Jackson
Guitar, Banjo, Theorbo, Lute by Paul Morton

Recorded and mixed by Ryan Streber at Oktaven Audio

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Majel Connery Brooklyn, New York

Majel Connery makes dreamy art pop with repressed classical influences, in a style reminiscent of the cassette tapes in her parents' basement circa 1983, which explains a compositional style part Schubert and part Elvis Costello. (That's a mangled quote from the Wall Street Journal.) Majel is bicoastal, based in Berkeley, CA and NYC. ... more

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