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Trotto

Trotto: Trotto (Free Reed FRR 005)

Trotto
Songs and Dances from the Middle Ages to the Present Day
Trotto

Free Reed Records FRR 005 (LP, UK, 1976)

Recorded by Peter Wilson [1, 7-10, 12-13, 15-16], Neil Wayne [6], Tim Wilmshurst [1, 3, 5], Malcom Smith [11], Alan Gotto [2, 13];
Some tracks were previously released on Forest Tracks Records;
Remastering by Alan Green, Mid-Wales Sound Studio, Castle Caereinion;
Coordinated by Neil Wayne;
Produced by David Kettlewell, Peter Wilson, Neil Wayne and Trotto;
Cover picture: woodcut from Olau Magnus' Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus, 1555;
Sleeve artwork by Bill Watters;

Musicians

Richard Brecknock, fiddle [1-5, 7, 10, 12-16], Hardanger fiddle [6];
David Lochner, vocals [1, 3, 7-8, 13, 16], guitar [1-5, 7, 10-16];
David Kettlewell, vocals [5, 14], dulcimer [1-3, 5], clarinet [4, 7, 15-16], recorder [10], soprano recorder [9, 12], alto recorder [9, 12, 15], bass recorder [9], whistle [13], percussion [9-10], tabor [15]

with
Peter Wilson, cello [16], bass [4];
Roger Martin, harpsichord [12];
Jill Streeter, oboe [12]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl
  2. The Bells of St Mary's
  3. Chickens
  4. Millicent's Favourite / Trumpet Hornpipe (Cap'n Pugwash) / Cornish Quickstep / Contraman's Breakdown
  5. Muckspreading
  6. Fanitullen
  7. New York Girls
  1. Hymn to St Magnus
  2. Estampie
  3. The King's Morisco
  4. My Ladye Hunsdon's Puffe
  5. Cupid's Garden / Hole in the Wall / Shrewsbury Lasses
  6. Agricultural Show
  7. Grannie's Armchair
  8. Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
  9. Sister Living

Tracks 1-4, 7, 14 trad. arr. Trotto;
Track 5 words trad., tune David Kettlewell;
Track 6 trad. arr. Richard Brecknock;
Tracks 8 anon. arr. Trotto;
Tracks 9-10 anon. arr. David Kettlewell;
Track 11 John Dowland arr. Scheit;
Tracks 12, 15 trad. arr. David Kettlewell;
Track 13 words anon., tune David Kettlewell arr. Trotto;
Track 16 John Gleadall arr. Trotto