Jan Kalivoda (1801 - 1866) Three Songs for voice, piano and cello.

Performed by Hammers and Horsehair: Rowena Simpson - Soprano, Douglas Mews - Broadwood 1843 Square piano, Robert Ibell - Cello

Born in Prague, capital of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) Kalivoda's name is little-known now, but was admired in his time by composers such as Schumann.

Jan Kalivoda (1801 - 1866) Three Songs for voice, piano and cello.

Performed by Hammers and Horsehair: Rowena Simpson - Soprano, Douglas Mews - Broadwood 1843 square piano, Robert Ibell - Cello

Video by Anthony Donovan

Born in Prague, capital of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) Kalivoda's name is little-known nowadays, but was admired in his time by composers such as Schumann.

Jan Kalivoda (1801 - 1866) Three Songs for voice, piano and cello.

Performed by Hammers and Horsehair: Rowena Simpson - Soprano, Douglas Mews - Broadwood 1843 square piano, Robert Ibell - Cello

Video by Anthony Donovan

Born in Prague, capital of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) Kalivoda's name is little-known nowadays, but was admired in his time by composers such as Schumann.

A conversation with Hammers & Horsehair.

Filmed in Arrowtown, New Zealand.

Filmed in Arrowtown, NZ, at the end of the 2016 tour, Douglas and Robert sat down to talk about Hammers & Horsehair, their instruments, and playing live in small intimate settings.

The interview is followed by a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Song Without Words for Cello and Piano in D major, Op. 109.