Cordelia's Lament

from by Katje Janisch

  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $1 USD  or more



They must fight every May Day until the end of time--the dark half of the year surrendering to the light only to reverse its stance six months later--while Cordelia remains ever a maiden. In the Welsh legend "Culhwch and Olwen" from the Mabinogion, Gwyn ap Nudd (the king of the underworld) and Gwythyr fab Greidawl fight an eternal duel to win Creiddylad's (Cordelia's) hand in marriage. My song “Cordelia's Lament” explores this storyline from her point of view.


from West of Twilight, released July 10, 2015



all rights reserved


Katje Janisch Gainesville, Florida

Katje Janisch's otherworldly psych folk stirs with enchantment, reflecting her lifelong interest in matters mythic and mystic. Weaving together voice, fretted strings, flutes and other instruments, Janisch's intricately crafted arrangements conjure folkloric imagery in music characterized by listeners as ethereal and haunting. May the music carry you “West of Twilight.” ... more

contact / help

Contact Katje Janisch

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code