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The Quiet Hills

The Quiet Hills (Kyloe 105)

The Quiet Hills
An anthology of music and song from Northumbria
Various Artists

Kyloe Records Kyloe 105 (CD, UK, 2004)

Produced by Mike Yates;
Track 10 (story) recorded by Mike Yates in Embleton in 2003;
Tracks 11 and 16 recorded by Michael Freeman in Embleton in 2003;
All other tracks recorded by Ally at Mill Studio, Alnwick, Northumberland in 2003-04;
Notes and photography by Mike Yates

Musicians

Alice Burn, Northumbrian small pipes [2, 6, 12];
Graham Dick, vocals [4, 8, 13];
Richard Johnstone, Northumbrian small pipes [7, 9, 15];
Fiona Johnstone, keyboards [7, 15];
Chris Ormston, Northumbrian small pipes [10];
Andrew Watchorn, Northumbrian small pipes [1, 3, 5, 11, 14, 16];
Margaret Watchorn, fiddle [1, 3, 11, 14, 16], story telling [10]

Tracks

  1. [AW, MW] Jimmy Allan / The Herd on the Hill / Salmon Tails Up the Water (3.37)
  2. [AB] Shingly Beach / Glen Aln Hornpipe (3.26)
  3. [AW, MW] The Quiet Hills / The Hullichan (4.03)
  4. [GD] Coquet Side (Roud 2607) (3.42)
  5. [AW] The Cott / The Lass on the Strand (3.40)
  6. [AB] Ford Moss / Small Coals and Little Money (2.56)
  7. [RJ, FJ] Lament for Ian Dickson (4.13)
  8. [GD] Alwinton Show (4.58)
  9. [RJ] Kitty Tyrell / Miss Forbes' Farewell tae Banff (3.47)
  10. [MW, CO] Eilaf and the Cheese (6.41)
  11. [AW, MW] The Steamboat / The Green Castle (3.20)
  12. [AB] The Keel Row (3.03)
  13. [GD] The Canny Shepherd Laddie (Roud 3088) (4.45)
  14. [AW, MW] Summer Waltz / Pockerley Manor / Castle Hornpipe (6.21)
  15. [RJ, FJ] Niel Gow's Lamentation for the Death of His Second Wife (3.29)
  16. [AW, MW] Sun Assembly / Sherborne Waltz / Memories of Father Angus McDonnell (5.58)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2b Will Atkinson;
Track 3a Pete Clark;
Tracks 3b, 14c Joe Hutton;
Track 4 Robert Rixby, Thomas Doubleday;
Track 6a Alice Burn;
Track 7 Anthony Robb;
Track 8 Billy Bell;
Track 11a James Hill;
Track 14a Ale Möller;
Track 14b Roy Hugman;
Track 15 Niel Gow