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Gudrun Walther & Andy Cutting: Conversations

Gudrun Walther & Andy Cutting: Conversations (artes ARCD6040)

Gudrun Walther & Andy Cutting

artes records ARCD6040 (CD, Germany, 3 November 2023)

Recorded at artes Studio, Esslingen, 2-5 June 2023;
Mixed and mastered by Jürgen Treyz at artes Studio, Esslingen;
Photos by Gregor Eisenhuth and Dirk Savade;
Album design by Eva Giovannini

Folking.com review by Graham Brown
Gudrun Walther & Andy Cutting: On Inventiveness and the Making of a New Album, Bright Young Folk interview by Michele Mele


Gudrun Walther: fiddle, vocals;
Andy Cutting: diatonic accordion


  1. Sheffield Fair / Ravens Hornpipe (3.33)
  2. Kommt, ihr G’spielen – “Summer Song” (4.50)
  3. Åre Polska (4.04)
  4. April Snow (4.12)
  5. Island of Woods (5.40)
  6. Tiny The Trooper / Should All the Penguins Be Forgot (4.10 )
  7. Polonaise No.15 / Biehl’s Polnisch (5.14)
  8. Nach grüner Farb’ mein Herz verlangt – “Winter Song” (3.34)
  9. Miss Lindsay Barker (4.22)
  10. Greenfield House (4.36)
  11. Gangar / Shadows (7.48)

Track 1a, 3, 7ab, 8, 11a trad.;
Track 1b Rob Harbron;
Track 2 trad., Gudrun Walther;
Track 4, 11b Gudrun Walther;
Track 5 Liz Carroll, Barry Foy;
Track 6a Paddy O’Bien;
Track 6b John McCusker;
Tracks 9-10 Andy Cutting


Andy Cutting and Gudrun Walther perform a gangar, a traditional dance tune from Smålene (now Østfold) in South-East Norway. Andy learned it from Richard Burgess, an Englishman living in Norway: