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Fara: Fara (Fara FARACD001)

Fara
Fara

Fara Music FARACD001 (CD EP, UK, 20 December 2014)

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Recorded and mixed by David McNee at North Park;
Mastered by Roderick Buchanan-Dunlop;
Photography by Louise Bichan and Mike Guest;
Layout by Louise Bichan

Musicians

Louise Bichan, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie, Catriona Price, fiddles, vocals;
Jennifer Austin, piano

Tracks

  1. Jeremy and Regina's / Bright Grey (3.11)
  2. Where's Neil / Up da Strood / The Man Who Shot the Windmill (4.15)
  3. Three Fishers (3.57)
  4. The Loon and His Quine (5.51)
  5. The Battle of Waterloo / Roca House (3.40)
  6. Billy's Short Leg / Thunderhead / Across the Rooftop (3.12)
  7. My Heart's in the Highland (Roud 5878) (4.21)

Tracks 1a, 5b Louise Bichan;
Track 1b Catriona Price;
Track 2a Jennifer Auston;
Tracks 2b, 5a trad.;
Track 3 words Charles Kingsley;
Track 4 Jeana Leslie;
Track 6a Kristan Harvey;
Track 6b Grey Larsen;
Track 6c Deirdre Moynihan;
Track 7 words Robert Burns

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Fara: Cross the Line

Fara: Cross the Line (Fara FARA001)

Cross the Line
Fara

Fara Music FARA001 (CD, UK, 30 September 2016)
CPL Music CPL018 (CD, Germany, 9 June 2017)

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Produced by Mike Vass;
Engineered by Roderick Buchanan-Dunlop;
Edited by Euan Burton and Mike Vass;
Mixed by Duncan Lyall;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Photography by Mike Guest;
Design, artwork and layout by Elph

Musicians

Jennifer Austin, piano, vocals;
Kristan Harvey, fiddle, viola, vocals;
Jeana Leslie, fiddle, lead vocals;
Catriona Price, fiddle, viola, vocals

with
Mike Guest, percussion [6];
Fiona Black, Euan Burton, Rachel Lightbody, Siobhan Miller, Fergus Mutch, Mike Vass, choir [9]

Tracks

  1. The Dragon: The Grower / The Abbey Reel / The Dragon (4.15)
  2. Shapinsay: The Shapinsay Polka / Fisher's Hornpipe (5.40)
  3. Three Fishers (3.49)
  4. Whisky You're the Devil (3.38)
  5. Bright Grey: Jeremy and Regina's / Bright Grey (4.39)
  6. Changing Plans (4.17)
  7. My Heart's in the Highlands (Roud 5878) (4.26)
  8. Cheeky Vimto: Beare Island / The Shetland Fiddle Diva (3.55)
  9. Games People Play (5.14)
  10. Billy's Short Leg: Billy's Short Leg / Thunderhead / Across the Rooftops (3.42)
  11. I've Endured (2.13)

Tracks 1a, 10a Kristan Harvey;
Track 1b Larry Redican;
Track 1c William ‘Billy’ Peace;
Track 2a John ‘Jackie’ Sinclair;
Track 2b trad.;
Track 3 Charles Kingsley;
Track 4 lyrics trad. / Bella Hardy;
Track 5a Louise Bichan;
Tracks 5b, 8c Catriona Price;
Track 6 Jeana Leslie;
Track 7 Robert Burns;
Track 8a Richard Dwyer;
Track 8b Ian Lowthian;
Track 9 Joe South;
Track 10b Grey Larsen;
Track 10c Deirdre Moynihan;
Track 11 Ola Belle Reed

Video

Fara sing Three Fishers:

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Fara: Times from Times Fall

Fara: Times from Times Fall (Fara FARA002)

Times from Times Fall
Fara

Fara Music FARA002 (CD, UK, 19 October 2018)
CPL Music CPL027 (CD, Germany, 2 November 2018)

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Produced by Anna Massie;
Recorded and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios in June 2018;
Mixed by August Wanngren;
Photography by Mike Guest;
Design, artwork and layout by Roberta Landreth

Musicians

Jennifer Austin, piano, Nord keyboard, fiddle [10], vocals;
Kristan Harvey, fiddle, vocals;
Jeana Leslie, fiddle, lead vocals;
Catriona Price, fiddle, vocals

Tracks

  1. The Port Polka / Rognvald Ritch, the Little / The Shore (4.46)
  2. Speir Thoo the Wast Wind (3.13)
  3. At the Ebb (2.34)
  4. 7, 8, Nein / I'll Do It Last Friday (4.15)
  5. Song (Love Gathers All) (3.40)
  6. Miss Rosa Sermanni Holmes / Vintage Pals / Upside Down Under (5.39)
  7. Frances' Day (3.29)
  8. See It All (3.16)
  9. The Depliction / My Favourite Cow / Farewell to the Prid (4.40)
  10. Simple Dirt / The Fighter (4.27)
  11. The Road Home (3.37)
  12. Maxwell's Light (5.02)

Tracks 1ab, 4b, 9b Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie, Catriona Price;
Tracks 1c, 9a, 10b Kristan Harvey;
Track 2 poem Christina Mackay Costie (1902-1967), music Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie, Catriona Price;
Tracks 3, 4a, 6c, 8 Jeana Leslie;
Track 5 poem Edwin Muir (1887-1995), music Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie, Catriona Price;
Track 6a, 10a, 12 Jennifer Austin;
Tracks 6b, 7, 9c Catriona Price;
Track 11 poem George Mackay Brown (1921-1996), music Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie, Catriona Price

Videos

Fara perform Song (Love Gathers All):

Album announcements:

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Other records with Fara

See also the Jeana Leslie and, for Catriona Price, the Twelfth Day and Nua pages.

Orkney Folk Festival, The Gathering, CD, Orkney Folk Festival OFFCD026, 2011

Orkney Folk Festival, Fiddle Gathering, CD, Orkney Folk Festival OFFCD027, 2015

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 (Proper PROPERFOLK18) Various Artists, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, 2 CD, Proper PROPERFOLK18, 2017

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Other records with Kristan Harvey

Besides being with Blazin' Fiddles, Kristan Harvey played on these albums:

Various Artists, TMSA Young Trad Tour 2011, CD, TMSA TMSA11, 2011

Robyn Stapleton, Fickle Fortune, CD, Laverock LAVE001CD, 2015