The ensemble started 1995 and consists at present of the initial members Jutta & Klaus Peill (Spilwîp Maria and Markward, Pfeil von Elberfeld). The married couple is practicing music together for over 15 years in different formations and dedicated itself during the years to the most diverse style directions like celtic folk, a capella and overtone singing, dance music, worldmusic and music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Their experiences gained over the years result in most diverse programs thus presenting the listener a various and multicolored picture:

The evening was bitter cold and one had to be careful not to slip on the muddy, torch-lit way to Liedberg castle. Brightly illuminated was only the tower hall, in which a small crowd of approximately 50 guests waited for the appearance of the Spilwîp Maria and the knightly bard Markward, Pfeil of Elberfeld, of the group Wünnespil, who provided the evening entertainment with harp and lute. The guests felt quickly displaced from the year 2000 back in the 14th century.