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The Gathering

Orkney Folk Festival: The Gathering (Orkney Folk Festival OFFCD026)

The Gathering
Orkney Folk Festival

Orkney Folk Festival OFFCD026 (CD, UK, 2011)

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Musical direction by Douglas Montgomery;
Recorded live at the 2011 Orkney Folk Festival by Kris Koren / Sound Sense;
Live engineering by Jimi Troup;
Edited by Billy Peace;
Mixed by Mattie Foulds and Kris Drever at Mobile with a Home;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Photography by Louise Bichan

Musicians

House Band

Jennifer Austin: piano;
Brian Cromarty: vocals, mandolin, banjo, guitar;
Kris Drever: double bass, guitar, vocals;
Gavin Firth: guitar;
Kristan Harvey: fiddle;
Billy Jolly: moothie;
Eric Laughton: bodhrán, drums;
Douglas Montgomety: fiddle, banjo;
Billy Peace: accordion

Special Guests

Kirsty Drever: fiddle;
Sarah Jane Gibbon: vocals;
Andrew Gifford: fiddle, double bass;
Aimee Leonard: vocals;
Eric Linklater: fiddle;
Graham Low: fiddle;
Kenny Ritch Sr.: accordion;
Kenny Ritch Jr.: fiddle;
Emily Turton: vocals

Tracks

  1. Orkney Jigs: Holm Band Tune / Skeldaquoy Point / The Birsay Haddock (3.50)
  2. Polskas: Whal's Rost / Maggie Watson's Polka (3.54)
  3. Sweet Honey in the Rock (3.50)
  4. Lily & Diana's: Lily's March / Titting the Scales (7.15)
  5. Piper's Cave: Piper's Cave / J. Scott Skinner's Compliments to Dr MacDonald (4.18)
  6. Isle of Erin (4.23)
  7. Billy's Leap: Billy's Leap / Ronnie Aim's Compliments to J. Craigie, Deithe, Rousay (4.36)
  8. Bride's Lament (3.46)
  9. Watchmen's Polka: The Watchmen's Polka / Karen's Reel / The Dragon / The Orkney Hornpipe (5.52)

Tracks 1a, 5a, 6, 8 trad.;
Track 1b, 7b Ronnie Aim;
Track 1c Andy Cant;
Tracks 2ab J. Craigie;
Track 3 Boo Hewerdine, John McCusker;
Tracks 4a, 9b Douglas Montgomery;
Track 4b Fionn McArthur;
Track 5b James Scott Skinner;
Track 7a Jennifer Austin;
Track 9a Davie Eunson;
Track 9c Billy Peace;
Track 9d Jimmy Johnston

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Fiddle Gathering

Orkney Folk Festival: Fiddle Gathering (Orkney Folk Festival OFFCD027)

Fiddle Gathering
Orkney Folk Festival

Orkney Folk Festival OFFCD027 (CD, UK, 2015)

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Musical direction by Douglas Montgomery;
Recorded in the Stromness Town Hall at the 2015 Orkney Folk Festival by Kris Koren / Sound Sense;
Live engineering by Jimi Troup;
Mixed by Brian Cromarty and Douglas Montgomery;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios;
Photography and layout by Louise Bichan;
Live Gathering photography by Mike Guest

Musicians

House Band

Jennifer Austin (Fara): piano, fiddle;
Brian Cromarty: mandolin, banjo, vocals;
Andrew Gifford: double bass;
Kristan Harvey (Fara): fiddle, vocals;
Eric Laughton: percussion, drum kit;
Douglas Montgomety: fiddle, banjo, mandolin;
Aidan Moodie: guitar;
Billy Peace: accordion

Special Guests

Louise Bichan (Fara): fiddle, vocals;
Craig Corse: fiddle;
Billy Jolly: moothie, vocals;
Jenny Keldie: fiddle, piano, vocals;
Jeana Leslie (Fara): fiddle, vocals;
Sarah MacFadyen: fiddle;
Tommy Mainland: fiddle;
Fionn McArthur: fiddle;
Colin Pirie: fiddle;
Catriona Price (Fara): fiddle, vocals;
Kenny Ritch Jr.: fiddle;
Graham Rorie: fiddle

Tracks

  1. [OFG House Band] J.D. Peace of Shoreside / Wissahickon Drive / Mass Pike (4.37)
  2. [OFG feat. Colin Pirie] Inganess / The Strynd / El Adhem (5.50)
  3. [Billy Jolly] Butter on the Bow (3.48)
  4. [OFG feat. Billy Jolly] Father John MacMillan of Barra / Balkan Hills (4.37)
  5. [Fara] Billy's Short Leg / Thunderhead / Across the Rooftops (2.44)
  6. [OGF feat. Jeana Leslie, Jenny Keldie] Trooper and the Maid (Roud 162; Child 299; G/D 7:1470) (2.49)
  7. [Fionn McArthur, Jennifer Austin] Kirk on the Shore (4.42)
  8. [OFG feat. Billy Peace, Kenny Ritch] Helliar Holm / Brinkie's Brae / Flett Fae Flotta / Gairsay (5.19)
  9. [Fara] Games People Play (6.04)
  10. [OFG] Creelman / Normaway Inn / The Reconciliation (4.16)

Track 1a W. Peace;
Track 1b Liz. Carroll;
Track 1c Gerry Robichaud;
Tracks 2abc Hugh Inkster;
Tracks 3, 8ab Allie Windwick;
Track 4a Norman MacDonald;
Track 4b J. Gillan;
Track 5a Kristan Harvey;
Track 5b Grey Larsen;
Track 5c Deirdre Moynihan;
Tracks 6, 10c trad.;
Track 7 Fionn McArthur;
Track 8c PM Donald MacLeod;
Track 8d Ronnie Aim;
Track 9 Joe South;
Track 10a Brian Cromarty;
Track 10b Jerry Holland