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William Kimber

William Kimber: William Kimber (EFDSS LP 1001)

William Kimber
William Kimber

EFDSS LP 1001 (LP, UK, 1963)

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Recorded by Peter Kennedy, November 14, 1956;
Edited by Peter Kennedy;
Notes by Dr. Russel Wortley

Musicians

William Kimber, Anglo concertina

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Morris On (processional Morris tune from Winster, Derbyshire);
    Talk about first meeting with Cecil Sharp;
    Morris dances: Bean-Setting / Constant Billy
  2. Talk about lectures in London;
    Dances: Jockey to the Fair / Shepherd's Hey / Bacca Pipes
  3. Talking to Maud Karpeles about teaching Morris dancing;
    Morris dances: Rodney / Hunting the Squirrel / Rigs o' Marlow
  4. Talk about Morris dancing by women;
    Morris dances: Old Mother Oxford / Laudnum Bunches / Trunkles
  1. Ribbon Dance; May Garland Song; The May Horn or Peeling Horn;
    Morris Dances: The Willow Tree / The Old Woman Tossed Up in a Blanket
  2. The Fool's Dance;
    Description and extract of the local Mummers' Play;
    Four-hand Reel
  3. Country Dances: Step and Fetch Her / Pop Goes the Weasel / Over the Hills to Glory / Double Lead Through / The Quaker's Wife / Bonnets So Blue / Hilly-Go, Filly-Go / Schottische
  4. Morris Dances: Country Gardens / Blue-Eyed Stranger / Double Set Back / Haste to the Wedding / Twenty-Ninth of May / Getting Upstairs / Morris Off

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The Art of William Kimber

William Kimber: The Art of William Kimber (Topic 12T249)

The Art of William Kimber
William Kimber

Topic Records 12T249 (LP, UK, 1974)

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These recordings are taken from the original HMV 78 rpm records from the 1930s and 1940s.

Musicians

William Kimber, 30-key chromatic Anglo-German concertina, made by C. Jeffries

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Haste to the Wedding / Getting Upstairs
  2. Over the Hills to Glory
  3. Haste to the Wedding
  4. Getting Upstairs / Blue-Eyed Stranger
  5. Rodney / Rigs of Marlow
  6. Double Set Back / Hunting the Squirrel
  7. Double Lead Through
  8. Over the Hills to Glory
  9. Trunckles
  1. Bean Setting / The 29th of May
  2. Laudanum Bunches
  3. Constant Billy
  4. Country Gardens
  5. Shepherd's Hey
  6. Headington Morris Reel / Soldier's Joy
  7. Jockie to the Fair
  8. Old Mother Oxford
  9. Bacca Pipes / Greensleeves

Tracks 1, 2 recorded London July 16, 1935, issued October 1935, HMV B8368;
Tracks 7, 8 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9519;
Tracks 5, 10 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9520;
Tracks 4, 6 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9578;
Tracks 3, 9 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9579;
Tracks 12, 13 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9669;
Tracks 11, 14 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9670;
Tracks 16, 17 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9671;
Tracks 15, 18 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9672;

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Absolutely Classic: The Music of William Kimber

William Kimber: The Music of William Kimber (EFDSS CD03)

Absolutely Classic: The Music of William Kimber
William Kimber

EFDSS CD03 (CD, UK, 1999)
Talking Elephant TECD161 (CD, UK, June 4, 2010)

William Kimber: The Music of William Kimber (Talking Elephant TECD161)
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Musicians

William Kimber, 30-key chromatic Anglo-German concertina, made by C. Jeffries [1, 3, 5-6, 8-9, 11-13, 15-17, 19, 21-23, 25-28, 30-31], vocals [13, 18, 28], talk [2, 4, 7, 10, 14, 20, 24];
John Graham, melodeon [29];
Headington Quarry Morris Dancers [26, 29];
John Kirkpatrick, treble Anglo concertina, one-row melodwon, button accordion, baritone Anglo concertina, bass Anglo concertina [32]

Tracks

  1. Constant Billy (0.58)
  2. Talk: Boxing Day 1899 (1.19)
  3. Bean Setting (1.36)
  4. Talk: Boxing Day 1899 (1.42)
  5. Getting Upstairs (1.25)
  6. Rigs o’ Marlow (1.26)
  7. Talk: Mary Neal (1.28)
  8. The Twenty Ninth of May (1.38)
  9. Country Gardens (2.11)
  10. Talk: Steinway Hall (0.28)
  11. Trunkies (3.41)
  12. Bacca Pipes (3.26)
  13. The Willow Tree (1.09)
  14. Talk: Cecil Sharp (1.21)
  15. Hunting the Squirrel (1.21)
  16. Jockie to the Fair (2.11)
  17. Rodney (1.36)
  18. Up with the Lark in the Morning (1.16)
  19. Double Set Back (1.20)
  20. Talk: Dance Style (0.28)
  21. The Blue-Eyed Stranger (1.30)
  22. Over the Hills to Glory (2.23)
  23. The Morris Reel (Soldier's Joy) (2.37)
  24. Talk: Women Dancing the Morris (1.44)
  25. Double Lead Through (2.39)
  26. Laudnum Bunches (3.08)
  27. Old Mother Oxford (1.50)
  28. The Old Woman Tossed up in a Blanket (1.06)
  29. John Graham: Rigs of Marlow (2.16)
  30. Shepherd’s Hey (2.03)
  31. Haste to the Wedding (2.04)
  32. John Kirkpatrick: Laudnum Bunches (2.51)

Tracks 5 recorded London July 16, 1935, issued October 1935, HMV B8368;
Tracks 22, 25 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9519;
Tracks 3, 6, 8, 17 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9520;
Tracks 15, 19, 21 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9578;
Tracks 11, 31 recorded London October 31, 1946, issued August 1947, HMV B9579;
Tracks 9 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9669;
Tracks 30 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9670;
Tracks 16, 27 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9671;
Tracks 12, 23 recorded London June 1, 1948, issued August 1948, HMV 9672;
Tracks 2, 4, 10, 20, 24 recorded by Peter Kennedy with Maud Karpeles, December 4, 1951 at William Kimbers home;
Tracks 13, 28 recorded by Peter Kennedy, November 14, 1956 at William Kimbers home;
Tracks 1, 7, 14, 18 recorded by Christopher and Theo Chaundy, February 6, 1957 at Christopher Chaundy's home;
Track 26 recorded by Christopher Chaundy, June 10, 1957, outside The Mason's Arms, Headington Quarry;
Track 32 recorded by Paul Adams, March 8, 1999 in Workington, Cumbria;
Track 29 recorded by Tim Healey, March 22, 1999 in Headington Quarry

Reviews

Concertina.net review by Roger Digby
Musical Traditions review by Rod Stradling

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Other records with William Kimber

Various Artists, The Columbia World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume III: England, LP, Columbia SL-206, 1955

Various Artists, Hidden English: A Celebration of English Traditional Music, CD, Topic TSCD600, 1996

Various Artists, Rig-a-jig-jig (The Voice of the People Vol. 9), CD, Topic TSCD659, 1998

Various Artists, As Me and My Love Sat Courting (The Voice of the People Vol. 15), CD, Topic TSCD665, 1998

Various Artists, You Lazy Lot of Bone-Shakers (The Voice of the People Vol. 16), CD, Topic TSCD666, 1998

Various Artists, World Library of Folk and Primitive Music - Volume 1: England, CD, Rounder CD 1741, 1998

Various Artists, The Magic of Morris, CD, Talking Elephant TECD076, 2005

Various Artists, Three Score and Ten: 70 Years of Topic Records, 7 CD, Topic TOPIC70, 2009