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The Track for May from the Queen of Corkbots: Ortus - after the Latin for 'rising' - is inspired by the month of May with all its burgeoning growth and vitality. This orchestral instrumental is the second in a series of 'Songs without words'. The artwork for Ortus was created from an illustration by Maria Sibylla Merian.


released May 20, 2016
Written, performed, recorded and mixed by the Queen of Corkbots. Mastered by Myles Cochran.


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The critics have been forming an orderly queue to heap praise on Brona McVittie’s shoulders since the release of her debut album. The Guardian decided that this outwardly delicate record “has a bite behind it, showing you the stuff under the skin”. If Virginia Astley, Joanna Newsom and The Unthanks appeal to your ears and heart, then County Down native Brona is your new favourite artist ... more


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