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Claudia Schwab: Amber Sands

Claudia Schwab: Amber Sands (own label)

Amber Sands
Claudia Schwab

own label CDCS88 (CD, UK, April 26, 2014)

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Produced by Claudia Schwab and Brian McDonagh;
Recorded and mixed by Brian McDonagh at the Magic Room, Cairns Hill, Sligo;
Mastered by Bernie Becker, Pasadena, CA;
Additional recordings: Matteo Allodoli, Ravenna (track 8),
Nico Raschke at Hansahaus Studios, Bonn (track 2),
Claudia Schwab (samples on track 6);
Artwork, design and photography by Lisa Cannon (cover based on photo by Peter Crann), Julia Wesely, Brian Hanlon

Musicians

Claudia Schwab, fiddles, vocals, harmonium, heartbeat, claps, chimes, bike breaks;
Marti Tärn, electric bass, claps;
Éamonn Cagley, djembe, snare, congas, cymbals, wooden blocks, shaker, whistle, claps;
Seamie O'Dowd, guitars [1, 3, 5, 8], fiddle [10];
Seanan Brennan, bouzuoki [9], guitar [9];
Cathy Jordan, bodhrán [4], vocals [4], gate [6], footsteps [60];
Brian McDonagh, mandola [1, 5], organ [8];
Ciro Montanari, tabla [8];
Rick Epping, harmonica [5];
Rodney Lancashire, concertina [5];
Dee Armstrong, fiddle [10];
Linda Deelinde, Resi Haertel, vocals [2];
Jeffrey Weeter, remix of [11]

Tracks

  1. Jodlfunk: Da Alma Zua (4.28)
  2. 3er Jodl (1.34)
  3. Like Lisa (6.23)
  4. As She Went Down to the River (6.43)
  5. Tune from the Base / The Curious Sheep of San Lorenzo / Larry Redican's (5.59)
  6. Sunday at Home (4.19)
  7. Alap to Austrindia (5.17)
  8. Austrindia / Swedish Harmony (4.41)
  9. Currybbean (5.42)
  10. Little Fiddle Trio (3.12)
  11. Jodlfunk (Remix) (3.31)

All music composed and arranged by Claudia Scwab except
Track 2 trad. Austrian;
Track 5c trad. Irish;
Track 11 Jack Weeter;
Track 6 includes two manipulated samples by Väsen (Nitti Pomfritti) and Broadlahn (Liesl)

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Claudia Schwab: Attic Mornings

Claudia Schwab: Attic Mornings (own label)

Attic Mornings
Claudia Schwab

own label (CD, UK, February 12, 2017)

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Produced by Claudia Schwab and Brian McDonagh;
Recorded and mixed by Brian McDoagk at the Magic Room, Sligo;
Mastered by Bernie Becker, Pasadena, CA, and Brian McDonagh (tracks 7-9);
Additional recordings by Ernst Gottschmann at Living Room Production, Altaussee (harp on track 2, 7);
Electronics on track 6: Claudia's home recordings altered and remixed by Irene Buckley;
Home recordings by Wolfgang Schwab, Anna Schwab, Sophie Meier-Rastl, Sebastian Rastl, Lisa-Katharina Hörzer (yodels on track 1);
Sound samples on tracks 4, 8 by Claudia Schwab;
Artwork: Barra Cassidy: “The Return” (altered photography);
Photography by Peter Crann;
Design and layout: OG Design

Musicians

Claudia Schwab (Austria), violin, vocals, compositions;
Marti Tärn (Estonia), bass, piano [7, 10], vocals [11];
Stefan Hedborg (Sweden), drums and percussion, vocals [11];
Hannah James (UK), accordion, foot percussion [1], backing vocals [1, 11]

with
Lisa-Katharina Hörzer, harp [2, 7], yodelling [1];
Seamie O'Dowd, fiddle and guitar [2];
Matthias Schriefl, flugelhorn [7, 9];
Brian McDonagh, mandola [6];
Irene Buckley, electronics [6];
Leonard Barry, whistle [2];
Cathy Jordan, bodhrán [2];
Wolfgang Schwab, Anna Schwab, Sebastian Rastl, Sophie Meier-Rastl, yodelling [1]

Tracks

  1. Hampi (3.09)
  2. Für Papa / Fireside Landler (8.21)
  3. Zwiefoch in Bulgaria (4.58)
  4. Morning Pages (1.42)
  5. Cathy's Waltz (4.26)
  6. Evening in the East (7.09)
  7. The Song That Called Me Out of Here (4.32)
  8. Chai (2.29)
  9. Autumn Jig (4.06)
  10. One Day (6.17)
  11. Pleasant Days (3.14)

All music composed by Claudia Schwab (except for Aidan O' Rourke's Hazy Hill reel on track 7), with immeasurable contributions of all the musicians involved