Cathar Rag​/​Hunting the Buffalo

from A Breath Against The Calm by Root and Branch

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD album with lovely artwork by our own Chris Jones

    Includes unlimited streaming of A Breath Against The Calm via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 1 day

      £12 GBP or more 



Cathar Rag is an original, rag-like tune from Nathan Bontrager whose grittiness is contrasted by pairing the tune with the plaintive old time standard, Hunting The Buffalo. The tune’s name was inspired by the view of an ancient Cathar castle visible from the house where the album was recorded.


from A Breath Against The Calm, released November 3, 2018
Cathar Rag (Nathan Bontrager)/Hunting the Buffalo (trad.). Arranged Root and Branch.


all rights reserved



Root and Branch London, UK

Root & Branch play the traditional music of Britain, Ireland and the Appalachian mountains. The band consists of five musicians from both sides of the Atlantic, with diverse influences and backgrounds that create a distinctive and energetic sound.

contact / help

Contact Root and Branch

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this track or account

Root and Branch recommends:

If you like Root and Branch, you may also like: