LEAH STUTTARD, "The Wool Merchant and the Harp".
An album of songs and dances from England in the late fifteenth century played on gothic bray harp and sung by Leah Stuttard.
Client: Leah Stuttard.
Understand/Define: Attention to historical musical sources of ballads and songs from England in the late 15th century. Typography research: Nicolas Jenson’s roman, first in use in his 1470 edition of Eusebius, De Evangelica Praeparatione, Venice. Ludovico degli Arrighi’s italic (Rome ca 1527, based on the Renaissance Italian script Cursiva Humanistica). Fell types (digitised by Igino Marini) is based on alphabets cuts in England between 1672 and 1692.
Design/Deliver: CD design, product website.
My role: Creative Director, UI Designer.
Listen to the album on Spotify.