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Sarah-Jane Summers: Nesta

Sarah-Jane Summers: Nesta (Dell Daisy DELL001)

Nesta
Sarah-Jane Summers

Dell Daisy Records DELL001 (CD, UK, August 2008)

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Tracks 4, 7, 11 produced by Barry Phillips and Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 9 produced by Liz Knowles and Sarah-Jane Summers;
All other tracks produced by Guy Veale and Sarah-Jane Summers;
Tracks 4, 7, 9, 11 recorded by Iain Graham at Park Lane Studio, Glasgow;
All other tracks recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland:
Mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios:
Illustration by Annabel Wright;
Design and art direction by Emlyn Firth

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: Hardanger fiddle [1, 4, 7, 10, 13], fiddle;
Ewan MacPherson: 6 and 12-string guitars, jew's harp;
Kevin McGuire: double bass;
Barry Phillips: 5-string cello;
Paul Jennings: percussion;
Liz Knowles: fiddle [9];
Guy Veale: Tibetan singing bowl, synthesiser, programming [12]

Tracks

  1. The Happy Hardanger: Da Lounge Bar / The Happy Hardanger (6.13)
  2. Tha m' Aigne fo Ghruaim (This Depression on My Soul) (3.44)
  3. Guddlin' in the Burn: Andrew Carr / Sarah-Jane's / Guddlin' in the Burn (3.41)
  4. Fionn's (5.13)
  5. The Bonny Breast Knot / Arthur's Seat (4.40)
  6. Spike on a Bike / The Underwater Gardener (6.14)
  7. Tha mi Tinn leis a' Ghaoil (I Am Sick with Love) / Fair Field House (5.52)
  8. Maggie Cameron / The Blackbird / The Wee Cobbler (3.35)
  9. Dancing Dolly (4.24)
  10. Lady Madelina Sinclair / Tomahawk (3.20)
  11. Athole Brose: Pols / Athole Brose / Lugum Leik (6.19)
  12. The Lewisman in Exile (An Leòdhasach ann an Tir Chein) (3.02)
  13. Urban Trad: Ranarim's Trip to Scotland / Urban Trad (5.44)

Track 1a Annlaug Børsheim;
Tracks 1b, 3c, 6a 13b Sarah-Jane Summers;
Tracks 2, 3a, 5b, 8ab, 10b trad. arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Ewan MacPherson;
Track 3b Jenny Reid;
Track 4 Charlie McKerron;
Track 5a Pipe Major Donald McLeod;
Track 6b Sarah Northcott;
Track 7a trad. arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Barry Phillips;
Track 7b John Riddell of Ayr, arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Barry Phillips;
Track 8c Drum Major Robert Bruce;
Track 9 Donald R. Riddell;
Track 10a William Marshall arr. Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 11a trad. Norwegian arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Barry Phillips;
Track 11b Abraham MacIntosh (1769) arr. Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 12 trad. arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Guy Veale;
Track 13a Ewan MacPherson

> Folk Music > Records > RANT: RANT

RANT: RANT

RANT: RANT (Make Believe MBR4CD)

RANT
RANT

Make Believe Records MBR4CD (CD, UK, 19 August 2013)

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Recorded by Iain Hutchison at East Church, Cromarty, the Black Isle, Scotland on 11-12 May 2013;
Mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton;
Photography by Sean Purser;
Artwork and design by Louise Bichan

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, Bethany Reid, Jenna Reid, Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddles

Tracks

  1. Fremont Center / One for Us (5.06)
  2. East Church (3.58)
  3. Back Home at Onsbäcken (3.00)
  4. Miss Ferguson of Raith / Miss Mary MacDonald's (5.15)
  5. Jordan Taylor's / The New Christmas / Kate and Julie's First Reel (4.37)
  6. Tuning Prelude / The Ramparts (4.26)
  7. Tha m'fhearann saidhbhir ho a ho (My Land Is Rich) (2.26)
  8. Port a' Bhdaich (The Old Man's Tune) / Willie Be Wast da Loch / Da Haa (4.45)
  9. Lenzie Lasses / Loserquest Jig / 25! (5.09)
  10. Jan's Return (4.03)

Track 1a Liz Carroll;
Tracks 1b, 9a, 10 Jenna Reid;
Tracks 2, 9bc Lauren MacColl;
Track 3 Karen Tweed;
Tracks 4ab, 5b, 6ab, 8a trad.;
Track 5a Gordon McLean;
Track 5c Jerry Holland;
Track 7 Alexander McDonald;
Track 8b Gideon Stove;
Track 8c Tom Anderson

> Folk Music > Records > Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola (Dell Daisy DELL003)

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola
Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola

Dell Daisy Records DELL003 (CD, UK, 25 November 2013)
Nordic Notes NN062 (CD, Germany, 2015)

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Recorded by Roar Nilsen at Parachute Studio, Oslo;
Mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Back cover photo by Frode Skjold;
Inside photos by Malin Pettersen;
Album cover: Echo Glide, St Kilda by Claire Harkness;

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddle, Hardanger fiddle;
Juhani Silvola: guitar

Tracks

  1. Lassie an' Siller an' A's My Ain (Girl and Silver and All Is My Own) (2.30)
  2. Christmas Carousing / Cha Bhi Mi M'Lasgair (I Won't Be a Fisherman) (3.45)
  3. Itzikel (6.05)
  4. Portobello Smile (5.58)
  5. The Ormiston Rant / Outlaws Don't Dance Waltzes / Juhani's Reel (3.47)
  6. Caisteal a' Ghlinne (The Castle in the Glen) (6.33)
  7. Bodaich Bheag Abriachan / Loch Leven Castle / Miss Wedderburn / Foot It Feathy (4.29)
  8. The True Lover's Lament (4.52)
  9. Am Piobaire Sìth (The Fairy Piper) / The Drunken Landlady (3.22)
  10. Culloden Waltz (3.43)

Tracks 1-3, 7-9 trad.;
Track 4 Juhani Solvola;
Track 5 Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 6 Eanrig MacIlleBhàìn;
Track 10 William Morrison

> Folk Music > Records > RANT: Reverie

RANT: Reverie

RANT: Reverie (Make Believe MBR6CD)

Reverie
RANT

Make Believe Records MBR6CD (CD, UK, 13 May 2016)

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Produced by Iain Hutchison and RANT;
Recorded by Iain Hutchison at Watercolour Studios, Luchaber, in January 2016;
Mixed by Iain Hutchison at GloWorm Recording;
Mastered by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Photography by Melanie Lewis;
Design by Heather Almond

Musicians

Lauren MacColl, Bethany Reid, Jenna Reid, Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddles

with
Ewan McLennan: vocals [7];
Julie Fowlis: vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. JT’s (3.16)
  2. Miss Drummond of Perth's Favourite Scotch Measure / Strathbogie Toast (3.43)
  3. Dad’s 60th Birthday March (2.20)
  4. Rehoboth (1.55)
  5. 5 Months / Wha’ll Dance Wi Wattie? (3.34)
  6. Hyltadance / A Happy Day in June (6.10)
  7. Mary’s Dream (4.10)
  8. The Orca (3.52)
  9. Geanie’s Lament (3.07)
  10. Thug thu chonnlach as an t-sabhal (You Took the Straw from the Barn) (1.38)
  11. Willie Cumming’s Rant (2.29)
  12. Fire Away! / Frank's (3.27)
  13. Fyrir mig, Jesú, þoldir þú (3.23)

Tracks 1, 3-4 Bethany Reid;
Tracks 2ab, 5b, 6a, 10 trad.;
Tracks 5a, 6b Lauren MacColl;
Track 7 words John Lowe, music trad.;
Track 8 Ewan MacPherson;
Tracks 9, 12ab James Scott Skinner;
Track 11 David Charles Mather;
Track 13 Sigurður Sævarsson

Video

> Folk Music > Records > Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: Widdershins

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: Widdershins

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: Widdershins (Dell Daisy DELL006)

Widdershins
Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola

Dell Daisy Records DELL006 (CD, UK, 21 October 2016)
Nordic Notes NN083 (CD, Germany, 2016)

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Tracks 1-2, 4, 6-8 recorded by Stuart Hamilton at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland;
Tracks 3, 5, 9-11 recorded by Roar Nilsen at Parachute Studios, Oslo;;
Mixed by Juhani Silvola and Christoffer Brenna;
Mastered by Morgan Nicolaysen at Propeller Mastering;
Photos by Johannes Selvaag;
Design and cover art by Helen Wyllie

Folk Radio UK review by Neil McFadyen

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddle;
Juhani Silvola: guitar

Tracks

  1. Sydänyö (The Heart of the Night) (4.35)
  2. Widdershins (2.45)
  3. Brevig Reel, Ruaridh Barrach, Bellag the Drover (2.49)
  4. Vaajakosken Maija (4.58)
  5. Sister Donna Kelly, Skype-Clype, Kitthle Thairm (3.59)
  6. Silver Spring Reel (2.59)
  7. A' Cheapach Na Fàsach (Keppoch Desolate) (4.05)
  8. Målselv Reel (1.50)
  9. Burning Sands (3.26)
  10. Donald Morison (1.17)
  11. Spike on a Bike (3.58)

Tracks 1, 6, 9 Juhani Silvola;
Tracks 2, 4, 5bc, 8, 11 Sarah-Jane Summers;
Tracks 3abc, 5a, 7 trad. arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Juhani Silvola;
Track 10 Alexander Granrt of Battangorm

Video

Sarah-Jane Summers and Juhani Silvola perform Sydänyö (The Heart of the Night):

> Folk Music > Records > Sarah-Jane Summers: Virr

Sarah-Jane Summers: Virr

Sarah-Jane Summers: Virr (Eight Nerve 8nerve002)

Virr
Solo free improvisation on viola & fiddle
Sarah-Jane Summers

Eight Nerve Audio 8nerve002 (CD, Norway, 31 August 2017)

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Recorded and mixed by Juhani Silvola;
Mastered by Helge Sten;
Front cover photo by Sarah-Jane Summers;
Back cover photo by Andreas Ulvo;
Cover design and artwork by Jonas H. Sjøvaag

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: viola, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Tirl (3.19)
  2. Onplast (2.05)
  3. Virr (4.04)
  4. Bost (1.25)
  5. Mirr (4.15)
  6. Aitran (4.06)
  7. Vender (2.42)
  8. Aisk (4.52)
  9. Katrisper (2.10)
  10. Aftak (2.05)
  11. Rissen (1.51)
  12. Unbrak (2.53)

All tracks composed by Sarah-Jane Summers

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Sarah-Jane Summers: Solo

Sarah-Jane Summers: Solo (Dell Daisy DELL008)

Solo
Sarah-Jane Summers

Dell Daisy Records DELL008 (CD, UK, 8 March 2018)

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Produced by Juhani Silvola and Sarah-Jane Summers;
Recorded and mixed by Juhani Silvola, at Nesodden Kirke, Nesodden, Norway;
Mastered by Helge Sten;
Cover photo by Jenny Berger Myhre;
Cover design by Helen Wyllie

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddle, Hardanger fiddle

Tracks

  1. Lath' a' Siubhal Sleibhe Dhomh (On a Day As I Traversed the Mountain) (4.08)
  2. When You've Hooked Him Hold Him Fast / Ciod E Bhiodh Tu 'G Iarraidh & Number 182 (3.40)
  3. Lament for King George V (4.26)
  4. Oran An Aoig (The Song of Death) (3.50)
  5. Are You Always Pleased / Is Your Graith in Order or The Whipman's Rant / Bog an Lochan or Lady Grant of Grants Reell (4.26)
  6. Lament for Alexander Grant (Battan) (4.49)
  7. Huldrelått Frå Vang (3.39)
  8. Scott Skinner's Welcome to Inverness / Donald MacLean (4.55)
  9. Morning Prayer (1.34)
  10. A Young Lady's Panegyrick on Her Lover / A St. Kilda Girl's Lamentation on the Death of her Lover (3.54)
  11. Cumha Mhic a h-Arasaig (MacIntosh's Lament) (5.57)

Tracks 1, 2b, 4, 5abc, 10ab, 11 trad. arr. Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 2a Joseph Lowe arr. Sarah-Jane Summers;
Tracks 3, 6 Donald R. Riddell;
Track 7 Ola Reishagen;
Track 8a Alaxander Grant (‘Battan’, 1856-1942) arr. Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 8b Pipe Major Peter R. MacLeod (1879-1965) arr. Sarah-Jane Summers;
Track 9 Sarah-Jane Summers;

> Folk Music > Records > Sarah-Jane Summers: Kalopsia

Sarah-Jane Summers: Kalopsia

Sarah-Jane Summers: Kalopsia (Eight Nerve 8nerve005)

Kalopsia
Sarah-Jane Summers

Eight Nerve Audio 8nerve005 (CD, Norway, 11 January 2019)

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Recorded and mixed by Juhani Silvola;
Mastered by Helge Sten;
Front cover photo by Sarah-Jane Summers;
Back cover photo by Johannes Selvaag;
Cover design and artwork by Jonas H. Sjøvaag

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: viola, Hardanger fiddle, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Lypophrenia (4.53)
  2. Scintilla (2.24)
  3. Oneirataxia (2.57)
  4. Widdendream (3.03)
  5. Petrichor (2.42)
  6. Susurrus (3.13)
  7. Meraki (3.15)
  8. Hiraeth (3.58)
  9. Reveille (1.59)
  10. Sciamachy (1.45)
  11. Phosphenes (2.36)
  12. Kenopsia (3.10)
  13. Lethophobia (2.23)
  14. Tacenda (1.02)

All tracks composed by Sarah-Jane Summers

> Folk Music > Records > Sarah-Jane Summers: Owerset

Sarah-Jane Summers: Owerset

Sarah-Jane Summers: Owerset (Eight Nerve 8nerve004)

Owerset
Sarah-Jane Summers

Eight Nerve Audio 8nerve004 (CD, Norway, 7 March 2019)

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Produced and mixed by Juhani Silvola;
Recorded by Øystein Frantzvå at Nabolaget, Oslo;
Mastered by Helge Sten, Deathprod;
Cover images from a painting by Alice Ciccone;
Cover design by Helen Wyllie

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddle;
Bridget Marsden: fiddle;
Leif Ottosson: accordion;
Hayden Powell: trumpet;
Juhani Silvola: electric amd acoustic guitars;
Morten Kvam: double bass

Tracks

  1. Gall-Ghàdheil (Norse-Gaels) (5.22)
  2. Flit (Flytja) (3.37)
  3. Fitakaleerie (3.11)
  4. Gate (Gata) (5.05)
  5. Rowk (Røyk) (5.32)
  6. Owerset I (1.55)
  7. Owerset II (5.56)
  8. The Handfasting (Handfesta) (5.04)
  9. The Spey Wife (Spåkone) (1.28)
  10. Blether (Blaðra) (2.44)
  11. Sgeig (Skegg) (4.17)
  12. Greet (Gråt) (5.46)

All tracks composed by Sarah-Jane Summers, commissioned by Celtic Connections for their New Voices Series 2018

> Folk Music > Records > Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: The Smoky Smirr o Rain

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: The Smoky Smirr o Rain

Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola: The Smoky Smirr o Rain (Eight Nerve 8nerve008)

The Smoky Smirr o Rain
Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola

Eight Nerve Audio 8nerve008 (CD, Norway, 21 May 2021)

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Recorded by Morten Qvenild at Ugla Lyd Studio;
Mixed by Morten Qvenild and Juhani Silvola;
Mastered by Helge Sten;
Cover photo by Archie MacFarlane;
Design and cover art by Helen Wyllie

Musicians

Sarah-Jane Summers: fiddle;
Juhani Silvola: guitar, piano

Tracks

  1. Dàn Fhraoich (4.46)
  2. Number 81 (2.32)
  3. Mo Chruinneag Chreannar / Loisg Iad Gual io-uo (4.03)
  4. Pibroch (jig) / The Herring Reel (4.14)
  5. Taivaankannen Halki (Across the Firmament) (5.16)
  6. Borrowed Days (4.51)
  7. 'S Cian 's Gur Fad Tha Mi m' Thàmh (3.36)
  8. The Smoky Smirr o' Rain (3.12)
  9. Polskat (Rinda-Nickola) (3.44)
  10. Kummitädin Valssi (Godmother's Waltz) (3.39)
  11. Tha m' Aigne fo Ghruaim (This Depression on My Soul) (4.37)

Tracks 1-4, 7, 9, 11 trad. arr. Sarah-Jane Summers, Juhani Silvola;
Track 5 Juhani Silvola;
Tracks 6, 8, 10 Sarah-Jane Summers

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Other records with Sarah-Jane Summers or Rant

Fribo: The Ha' o' Habrahellia (Fellside FECD205) Fribo, The Ha' o' Habrahellia, CD, Fellside FECD205, 2006

Julie Fowlis, Gach Sgeul, CD, Machair MACH003, 2014