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Sprangeen: Sprangeen

Sprangeen: Sprangeen (Springthyme SPR 1013)

Sprangeen
Sprangeen

Springthyme Records SPR 1013 (LP, UK, 1984)
Springthyme Records SPRCD 1013 (CD, UK, 2012)

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Recorded by Ron Ashby at Hart Street Studius, Edinburgh;
Produced by Peter Shepheard and Sprangeen;
Design by George Neill, Colin Brown Design Associates

Musicians

Kathleen King, double bass, fiddle;
Marta McGlynn, concertina;
Mary Macmaster, metal-strung clarsach, whistle, temple bells, vocals [4];
Rosa Michaelson, fiddle, triangle, duck call;
Val Peek, fiddle;
Patsy Seddon, gut-strung clarsach, fiddle, vocals [9];
Ann Ward, concertina, flute

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Sally Hunter / Off She Goes / Lads of Dunse jigs (3.19)
  2. Miss Sine Flemington slow air / The Ale Is Dear strathspey & reel (4.31)
  3. In Dispraise of Whisky / The Favourite Dram slip jigs (3.20)
  4. Alasdair MacColla waulking song (2.23)
  5. O'Carolan's Draught slow air (3.24)
  6. Gypsy's Warning pipe retreat / Flora MacDonald slow reel / Sweet Molly reel (4.12)
  1. Miss Shepherd / Jenny Nettles / Mrs MacLeod of Raasay reels (3.07)
  2. Braes of Strathblane song air / Sgian Dubh / Hills of Glenorchy pipe jigs (4.35)
  3. Lovely Molly (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (4.13)
  4. Braigh Loch Iall slow air / Miss Lyall strathspey / Loch Leven Castle reel (4.35)
  5. Ciamar a Ni Mi An Dannsa Direach port a beul / Paddy's Leather Breeches / Atholl Highlanders pipe marches (4.36)

All tracks trad. arr. Sprangeen except
Track 1a Nathaniel Gow;
Track 2a Alan Bruford;
Track 5 Turlough O'Carolan;
Track 7a James Scott Skinner

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Sìleas: Delighted With Harps

Sìleas: Delighted With Harps (Lapwing LAP CD 113)

Delighted With Harps
Sìleas

Lapwing Records LAP 113 (LP, UK, 1986)
Green Linnet Records SIF/GLCD 3039 (LP/CD, USA, 1987)
Lapwing Records LAP CD 113 (CD, UK, 1988)

Sìleas: Delighted With Harps (Green Linnet GLCD 3039)
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Recorded by Beeg Al at REL Studius, Edinburgh, in January 1986;
Produced by Freeland Barbour;
Photography by Norman Chalmers;
Lapwing sleeve design by Jim Hutcheson;
Green Linnet sleeve design by Ken Mitchell

Musicians

Mary Macmaster, metal-strung harp, electro harp [2], lead vocals [4, 10];
Patsy Seddon, gut-strung harp, electro harp [10], lead vocals [2, 4, 8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Brigs: The North Brig o' Edinburgh strathspey / The Brig o' Perth schottische (2.28)
  2. Cadal Chan Fhaigh Mi (I Can Get No Sleep) (5.08)
  3. Millbrae / The Spey in Spate reels (2.38)
  4. Eppie Morrie (Roud 2583; Child 223) (5.12)
  5. The Chanters Tune air / Marry Me Now reel (4.12)
  1. Da Day Dawn Shetland fiddle tune (3.57)
  2. The Little Cascade (2.23)
  3. Tha Mulad (2.15)
  4. 'S Coltach Mi Ri Craobh Gun Duilleag (I Am Like a Tree Without Leaves) Gaelic song air (3.32)
  5. John Anderson My Jo (Roud 6050; G/D 3:600) (3.25)
  6. The Judges Dilemma / The Inverness Gathering (4.26)

All tracks trad. arr. Sìleas except
Track 1b Daniel Gow;
Track 3a Ronnie Cooper;
Track 3b James Scott Skinner;
Track 7 G.S. MacLennan;
Track 11a Donald Mcleod

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Sìleas: Beating Harps

Sìleas: Beating Harps (Green Linnet GLCD 3039)

Beating Harps
Sìleas

Green Linnet Records SIF 1089 (LP, USA, 1987)
Green Linnet Records GLCD 1089 (CD, USA, 1988)

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Recorded by Beeg Al at REL Studius, Edinburgh, in August 1987;
Produced by Freeland Barbour;
Photography by Norman Chalmers and Dale Blindheim;
Artwork by Peter Seal

Musicians

Mary Macmaster, metal-strung harp [1, 4-5, 7, 9-10], electro harp [2-3], vocals [6], 1st vocals [2], lead vocals [8];
Patsy Seddon, gut-strung harp [1-2, 4, 7, 9], electro harp [5, 8, 10], vocals [3, 6], 2nd vocals [2], harmony vocals [8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Pipers: The Glasgow Police Pipe Band jig / Lexie MacAskill reel (3.30)
  2. The Silver Whistle: An Fhideag Airgid waulking song / Prince Charlie slow reel (4.45)
  3. Oh Wee White Rose of Scotland (3.38)
  4. The Solos: The Cameron Highlanders march / Donald Willie and His Dog jig / Dancing Feet reel (4.27)
  5. Miss Gordon of Gight slow reel (4.03)
  1. Puirt a Beul mouth music (2.40)
  2. The Shore of Gruinard: Traigh Gruineart air/march / The Devil in the Kitchen schottische / The Sprightly Minnikin reel (5.48)
  3. Ca' the Yowes (Roud 857; G/D 5:1014; Henry H175) (5.39)
  4. The Dogs: Domhnall Dubh schottische / The Dogs / Miss Spence reels (3.39)
  5. Beating Harps (2.39)

All tracks trad. arr. Sìleas except
Track 1a Donald Mcleod;
Track 1b John MacAskill;
Track 3 Susanne Ferguson;
Track 4a James Scott Skinner;
Track 4b Donald Morrison;
Track 4c G.S. MacLennan;
Track 7c Simon Fraser Collection;
Track 8 Robert Burns;
Track 9b Jim Sutherland;
Track 10 Patsy M. Seddon

> Folk Music > Records > Sìleas: Harpbreakers

Sìleas: Harpbreakers

Sìleas: Harpbreakers (Lapwing LAP CD 127)

Harpbreakers
Sìleas

Lapwing Records LP/LAP CD 127 (LP/CD, UK, 1990)

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Recorded at King Records, Studio 2, Otowa, Japan, in November 1989;
Engineered by Takao Suga, assisted by Hiroyuki Tauji;
Produced by Freeland Barbour, executive producer Naoki fujimoto;
Photography by Norman Chalmers

Musicians

Mary Macmaster, metal-strung harp [1-8, 10], electro harp [2-3, 7], vocals [5, 9], 2nd vocals [4];
Patsy Seddon, gut-strung harp [1-5, 8, 10], electro harp [6, 8], vocals [4-5, 7, 9]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Drunken Piper schottische / The Seagull jig (4.50)
  2. Margaret's Waltz / The Dark Island (4.57)
  3. Kate Dalrymple / John MacNeill's Reel reels (3.50)
  4. Voices (3.48)
  5. Leannan a bh'agam / 'Sann an Ile reels / The Pinch of Snuff Irish jig (6.50)
  1. The Dusty Windowsill jig (5.18)
  2. Willie's Fair and Rare (Roud 206; Child 215; G/D 6:1227) (4.35)
  3. Dancing the Baby hornpipe / Dolina Mackay reel (5.16)
  4. Mile marbhaisg air a' ghaol waulking song (2.31)
  5. Captain O'Kane (5.20)

All tracks trad. arr. Sìleas except
Track 1a A. Mcleod;
Track 1b Donald Mcleod;
Track 2a Patrick Shuldham-Shaw;
Track 2b I. McLachlan;
Track 3b Peter Milne;
Track 4 Holly Near;
Track 6 J. Harlan;
Track 8b J. Scott;
Track 10 Turlough O'Carolan

> Folk Music > Records > Sìleas: Play On Light

Sìleas: Play On Light

Sìleas: Play On Light (Fenn FMS 2070)

Play on Light
Sìleas

Greentrax Records CDTRAX 118 (CD, UK, 1996);
Fenn Music Service FMS 2070 (CD, Germany, 1996);
Green Linnet Records GLCD 3126 (CD, USA, 1999)

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Recorded at Castle-Cava Studio, Pencaitland, East Lothian, in April 1996;
Engineered by Stuart Hamilton;
Produced by Jim Sutherland;
Photography by Richard Faulks;
Design and digital artwork by John Haxby

Musicians

Mary Macmaster, metal-strung harp, electro harp, vocals;
Patsy Seddon, gut-strung harp, electro harp, vocals

Tracks

  1. Buain A'Choirce (1.47)
  2. May Colvin (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (3.50)
  3. Cumba Easbuig Earraghaidheal (Lament for the Bishop of Argyll) (3.10)
  4. Laill Leathag waulking song (1.18)
  5. Cameron MacFadyen 6/8 pipe march / Dr Cameron's Casebook / Miss Kirsten Lindsay Morrison (3.50)
  6. Mo Dhomhnullan Fhéin (3.49)
  7. Planxty Crockery planxty / Domhnall Dubh port-a-beul (4.13)
  8. Pi Li Li Liu Gaelic keening song (0.44)
  9. Dr Florence Campbell of Jammalamadugu / Duncan Johnstone (6.52)
  10. The Castlebay Scrap / Stuarts Rant (4.02)
  11. Ain't No Sunshine / The Flawless Juggler (4.44)
  12. Miss Ann Cameron of Balvenie / Amy's Rollerskates / Paddy's Leather Breeches (3.56)
  13. Tha Sior Chaoineadh (4.18)

All tracks trad. arr. Sìleas except
Track 2 words trad., music Mary Macmaster;
Track 5a Duncan Johnston;
Tracks 5b, 11b, 12b Mary Macmaster;
Tracks 5c, 7a, 9a Patsy Seddon;
Track 6 words Niall Macleod, music trad. arr. Sìleas;
Track 9b Donald Mcleod;
Track 10a Tracy Dares;
Track 11a Bill Withers;
Track 12a William Marshall [1758-1833];

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Groups and Projects featuring Patsy Seddon and Mary Macmaster

The Poozies, Chantoozies, CD, Hypertension HYCD 200 132, 1993

Clan Alba, Clan Alba, 2 CD, Clan Alba CLANCD001, 1995

The Poozies, Dansoozies, CD, Hypertension HYCD 200 150, 1995

Caledon, The Noble Trousers, CD, Fenn FMS 2071, 1996

The Poozies, Come Raise Your Head, CD EP, The Poozies POOZ01, 1997

The Poozies, Infinite Blue, CD, Pure PRCD03, 1998

The Poozies, Raise Your Head, CD, Compass 7 4290 2, 2000

Shine, Shine, CD, Chocolate CHOC001CD, 2001

The Poozies, Changed Days, Same Roots, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 249, 2003

The Poozies, Yellow Like Sunshine, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 342, 2009

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Other records with Patsy Seddon and/or Mary Macmaster

Alison Kinnaird,The Harp Key—Crann Nan Teud, CD, Temple SH 001, 1978

Silly Sisters, No More to the Dance, LP, Topic 12TS450, 1988

Sally Barker, This Rhythm Is Mine, CD, Hypertension HYCD 200 106, 1990

Davy Steele, Summerlee, CD, Celtic CMCD046, 1990

Moira Kerr, Where Eagles Fly, CD, BBC CD 771, 1991

Various Artists (incl. The Poozies), The Shetland Session Vol. 1, CD, Lismor LCOM 7021, 1992

Various Artists (incl. The Poozies), The Shetland Session Vol. 2, CD, Lismor LCOM 7022, 1992

Various Artists, Calanais, CD, An Lanntair CD 001, 1995

Davy Steele, Chasing Shadows, CD, FENN FMS 2073, 1997

Various Artists, Huntingdon Folk 2, CD, Speaking Volumes SVL 06CD, 1998

Various Artists, Cambridge Folk Festival: A Celebration of Roots Music 1998-99, CD, BBC WMEF00572, 2000

Sally Barker, Maid in England, CD, Old Dog PUP 2, 2003

Davy Steele, Steele the Show, CD, Greentrax CDTRAX 358, 2011