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Nonesuch for Dulcimer

Roger Nicholson: Nonesuch for Dulcimer (Trailer LER 3034)

Nonesuch for Dulcimer
Roger Nicholson (1943-2009)

Trailer Records LER 3034 (LP, UK, 1972)

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Produced and recorded by Bill Leader;
Sleeve design and artwork by Peter Wisbey;
Photographs by Tony Barrett

Musicians

Roger Nicholson, dulcimers;
Robert Johnson, guitar and vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Nonesuch
  2. Medieval Garden
  3. In Good King Arthur's Days (Roud 130; G/D 3:704)
  4. Gavotte in D
  5. Newlyn Town (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691)
  6. Howie's Tune
  7. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Fantasy
  1. Scots Medley: Bonny Lass o' Fyvvio / MacPherson's Rant / O'er the River Charlie
  2. Fugue for Dulcimer
  3. The Laily Worm and the Mackerel of the Sea (Roud 3968; Child 36)
  4. Spring Season (Requiem for Richard Fariña)
  5. Appalachian Two-Step
  6. The Sheep Stealer (Roud 1667)
  7. Shady Grove Variations

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 13 trad. arr. Roger Nicholson, Bob Johnson;
Tracks 2, 6, 9, 11-12, 14 Roger Nicholson;
Track 4 J.S. Bach (Cello Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012, 5th movement) arr. Roger Nicholson;
Track 7 trad. arr. Roger Nicholson;

> Folk Music > Records > Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton, Andrew Cronshaw: Times and Traditions for Dulcimer

Times and Traditions for Dulcimer

Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton, Andrew Cronshaw: Times and Traditions for Dulcimer (Trailer LER 2094)

Times and Traditions for Dulcimer
Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton, Andrew Cronshaw

Trailer Records LER 2094 (LP, UK, 1976)

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Produced and recorded at Leader Sound by Bill Leader;
Sleeve design by Janet Kerr

Musicians

Roger Nicholson, dulcimers [1-4, 6-13],
Jake Walton, vocals [2, 5, 7, 9, 12], dulcimer [5, 12], lute-guitar [1-2, 6], guitar [7, 9], hurdy-gurdy [3, 6, 7, 13], percussion [6];
Andrew Cronshaw, hammered dulcimer [10], fife [5], chord-harp [5-6], whistle [6, 7], flute [6]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Mistress Winter's Jumpe / Dowland's Midnight / Mrs Whyte's Nothing
  2. The Rolling of the Stones (Roud 38; Child 49)
  3. Planxty Power
  4. O'Carolan's Concerto
  5. Follow the Plough
  6. Mr Sharp's Fancy
  1. The Gypsy's Wedding (Roud 229; Laws O4) / Haste to the Wedding
  2. Almaine
  3. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396)
  4. The Devil Amongst the Tailors
  5. Donal Óg (Roud 3379) / Si Bheag, Si Mor
  6. The Song of Wandering Aengus
  7. Nonesuch [revisited]

Tracks 1ab John Dowland arr. Roger Nicholson;
Track 1c John Dowland arr. Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton;
Tracks 2, 9 trad. arr. Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton;
Tracks 3, 4 Turlough O'Carolan arr. Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton;
Track 5 poem St. Eval by Elizabeth J. Coatsworth, music Jake Walton;
Tracks 6, 7b trad. arr. Roger Nicholson, Jake Walton, Andrew Cronshaw;
Track 7a trad. arr. Jake Walton;
Track 8 Bartholomew Penkil arr. Roger Nicholson;
Track 10 trad. arr. Roger Nicholson, Andrew Cronshaw;
Track 11a trad. arr. Roger Nicholson;
Track 11b Turlough O'Carolan arr. Roger Nicholson;
Track 12 W.B. Yeats, Richard Dyer-Bennet

> Folk Music > Records > The Dulcimer Players

The Dulcimer Players

Roger Nicholson, Stefan Sobell, Liz Sobell, Pete Coe & Holly Cannen: The Dulcimer Players (Leader Tradition LTRA 502)

The Dulcimer Players
Roger Nicholson, Stefan Sobell, Liz Sobell, Pete Coe & Holly Cannen

Transatlantic The Leader Tradition LTRA 502 (LP, UK, 1978)

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Recorded at Leader Sound by Bill Leader;
Produced by Roger Nicholson and Bill Leader;
Sleeve photography by Janet Kerr;
Sleeve design by Sue Dransfield

Musicians

Roger Nicholson, dulcimer [1-5];
Jake Walton, hurdy-gurdy [1], vocals [3], guitar [3];
Stefan Sobell, dulcimer [6], cittern [7];
Steve Morrison, vocals [6], guitar [6];
Liz Sobell, dulcimer [7-9];
Pete Coe, dulcimer [10-12];
Chris Coe, hammered dulcimer [10], vocals [11];
Holly Tannen, dulcimer [1, 13-15];
Martin Simpson, resonator guitar [13], guitar [14]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2

Roger Nicholson

  1. The South Wind / Sellinger's Round
  2. The King of the Fairies
  3. Who Liveth So Merry
  4. Greensleeves
  5. Lillibulero (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320)

Stefan Sobell

  1. Love Minus Zero

Liz Sobell

  1. Hardiman the Fiddler / Another Jig Will Do
  2. Killarney Boys of Pleasure / The Swallow's Tail Reel
  3. The Hag's Reel / The Sailor's Bonnet

Pete Coe

  1. Rozemarientjesdans / Krebbel
  2. La Belle de Charenton
  3. Michael Turner's Waltz

Holly Tannen

  1. Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212)
  2. Mike Tickell's Favourite
  3. Copas de la Montagne

All tracks trad. except
Track 1a Donal McNamara;
Track 6 Bob Dylan