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The Calling

Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll: The Calling (English Fiddle CD01)

The Calling
Traditional and comtemporary fiddle music
Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

English Fiddle Music CD01 (CD, UK, 2006)

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Recorded by Keith Angel at Ferry Farm;
Mastered by Matt Bernard at Deep Blue Sound;
Photography by Chris Collingwood and Nick Wyke;
Design by Harry Bond

Musical Traditions Review by Rod Stradling.

Musicians

Nick Wyke, fiddle;
Becki Driscoll, fiddle

Tracks

  1. Miss Christina / Queen's Hornpipe (5.15)
  2. Pancakes with Guns / The Last Macaroon (4.17)
  3. The Lily / Bob and Joan (7.08)
  4. Bonny Kate / The Twin Sisters / Saint Bride's (6.16)
  5. Corsican Tune / O Cabalo Azul (The Blue Horse) (5.21)
  6. Major Malley's Reel (3.49)
  7. The Friendly Jigs: Trip to Plymouth / The Shepherd's Wife / Captain Wyke's Dance (3.58)
  8. Emlyn's Waltz (5.19)
  9. The Calling (3.29)

All tracks trad. arr. Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll except
Tracks 1a, 2ab, 8 Becki Driscoll;
Track 9 Nick Wyke, Becki Driscoll

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Beneath the Black Tree

Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll: Beneath the Black Tree (English Fiddle CD02)

Beneath the Black Tree
Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

English Fiddle Music CD02 (CD, UK, April 29, 2009)

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Recorded and produced by Keith Angel at Wavelength Studios, Doncaster;
Mastered by John Clark at Kensington House Mastering;
Photography by Andy Fish;
Design by Andy Fish, Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll with assistance from Brad Waters

Musicians

Nick Wyke, vocals, fiddle, viola, glockenspiel, djembe;
Becki Driscoll, fiddle, viola, harmonium, chair and floor;
Keith Angel, drums, percussion, chair and floor;
Andy Seward, double bass;
Ellen Driscoll, French horn

Tracks

  1. The Antimacassar (4.16)
  2. Edward (Roud 200; Child 13) (4.05)
  3. George Watson's Hornpipe (4.17)
  4. Barnstaple to Umberleigh (4.14)
  5. Benjamin Bowmaneer (Roud 1514) (4.48)
  6. A Trip to Marrowbone (5.27)
  7. Coronation Day (2.57)
  8. The Robber (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (3.52)
  9. The King of Poland (5.13)
  10. Flying Fishes (4.36)

Track 1 Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll;
Track 2 words trad., music Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll;
Tracks 3, 5-9 trad.;
Track 4 Becki Driscoll;
Track 10 Nick Wyke

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll: A Handful of Sky

A Handful of Sky

Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll: A Handful of Sky (WildGoose WGS401CD)

A Handful of Sky
Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

WildGoose Studios WGS401CD (CD, UK, July 14, 2014)

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Recorded and produced by Doug Bailey at WildGoose Studios;
Photography by Dave Green;
Cover design and artwork by Hilary Bix

Musicians

Nick Wyke, vocals, fiddle, viola;
Becki Driscoll, vocals, fiddle, viola, bassoon;
James Budden, double bass;
Ellen Driscoll, French horn

Tracks

  1. Rambleaway (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (3.06)
  2. Regent's Fete / Take a Dance / Darby Kelly / Cock of the North jigs (4.14)
  3. A Handful of Sky (5.56)
  4. The Cornwall Apprentice (Roud 399; Laws O39; G/D 5:998; Henry H31) (4.39)
  5. The Bridgwater Hornpipe / The Dorchester Hornpipe (3.45)
  6. The Cruel Mother (Roud 9; Child 20; G/D 2:193) (5.00)
  7. Terra da Lua / John of Paris, The New Way (3.06)
  8. Bridge House (4.50)
  9. The Torrington Ringers (Roud 13908) (5.06)
  10. Dance with Ease / The Dressed Ship (2.48)
  11. Mrs Lovetts Pies / The Prince of Arabia (5.07)
  12. The Exmoor Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645) (3.25)

Tracks 1-2, 4-6, 7b, 10, 12 trad.;
Track 3 Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll;
Tracks 7a, 8 Becki Driscoll;
Track 9 words trad. adapted Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll, music Becki Driscoll;
Track 11a Nick Wyke;
Track 11b trad. adapted Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

> Folk Music > Records > Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll: The Songs of Edward Capern

The Songs of Edward Capern

Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll: The Songs of Edward Capern (English Fiddle CD03)

The Songs of Edward Capern
The Postman Poet
Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

English Fiddle Music CD03 (CD, UK, March 2017)

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Liz Shakespeare: The Postman Poet

This CD was released to accompany Liz Shakespeare's book on Edward Capern (1819-1894), The Postman Poet.

Produced by Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll;
Recorded and mastered by Nick Wyke;
Design by Rachel March

Musicians

Nick Wyke, vocals, fiddle, viola, guitar, mandolin, ukulele;
Becki Driscoll, vocals, fiddle, viola, piano, tin whistle, glockenspiel

with
Chrid Braund, spoken word [2, 11, 15-16];
James Budden, double bass [1, 7, 15, 17];
Ellen Driscoll, French horn [17]

Tracks

  1. The Old-Fashioned Plough (5.36)
  2. The Rural Postman (excerpt) (0.34)
  3. The Spring o' the Dawn (1.50)
  4. Kitty Lile; or, Mazed Kate of Clovelly (6.20)
  5. The Robin Is Weeping (3.39)
  6. The New Rigged Ship / Off She Gues (2.52)
  7. Jemmo's Curse (4.25)
  8. Song of the Keeper (2.36)
  9. The Dinner-Bell (2.34)
  10. My Love She' But a Lassie Yet / Soldier's Joy (2.27)
  11. Life (0.31)
  12. The Old Gray Thrush (4.24)
  13. More Happy Than a King (1.59)
  14. Come List, My Love (2.26)
  15. Epitaph / A Song in Sorrow (excerpt) (2.55)
  16. It's O! To Be in Devon at the Merry Christmas Time (excerpt) (0.19)
  17. Christmas Bells (3.30)

All tracks words Edward Capern, music Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll except
Tracks 2, 11, 16 words Edward Capern;
Track 5 words Edward Capern, edited Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll, music Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll;
Tracks 6ab, 10ab trad.;
Track 7 words Edward Capern, song melody Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll, tune trad. Three Around Three;
Tracks 14, 17 words Edward Capern, music Edward Capern, Thomas Murby, Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

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Other records with Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll

Nick Wyke also plays with Gadarene.

Martin & Shan Graebe, Dusty Diamonds, CD, Wildgoose WGS359CD, 2008

Jim Moray, Low Culture, CD, Niblick NIBL 007, 2008

Jackie Oates, The Violet Hour, CD, Chudleigh Roots CR002, 2008

Jim Causley, Dumnonia, CD, Wildgoose WGS377, 2011

Jim Moray, Skulk, CD, Niblick NIBL 013, 2012

Jim Causley, Forgotten Kingdom, CD, Hands On Music HMCD41, 2016

Martin & Shan Graebe, Calm and Collected, CD, Wildgoose WGS414CD, 2016

Jim Causley, I Am the Song, CD, WildGoose WGS420CD, June 6, 2017