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The Duck Race

John Kirkpatrick: The Duck Race (Fledg'ling FLED 3043)

The Duck Race
Morris Dance Tunes from Shropshire
John Kirkpatrick

Fledg'ling Records FLED 3043 (CD, UK, 2004)

Recorded by Oliver Knight at Panda Sound Studios, Robin Hood's Bay in September 2003;
Mixed by John Kirkpatrick and Oliver Knight;
Mastered for CD by Denis Blackham at Skye Masters;
Performed, arranged and produced by John Kirkpatrick;
Front cover photography and montage by Peter Bigglestone

Musicians

John Kirkpatrick,
single row four-stop melodeon [6, 7b, 8, 11, 14, 17],
two row melodeon [1-2, 4, 6-7, 9, 10a, 12-14, 16b],
treble Anglo concertina [3, 5, 8, 10d, 12, 15],
baritone Anglo concertina [10c-d, 12, 16a],
bass Anglo concertina [9, 10b-d, 12, 15]

Tracks

  1. Bluff King Hal (2.27)
  2. The Dancing Oolert / The Jubilee Clip (5.53)
  3. Fair Play / Traveller's Joy (4.34)
  4. Old Towler / Sawdi y Fuwch (3.38)
  5. The Herefordshire Lasses / The Buffoon (5.36)
  6. Shreds and Patches (4.48)
  7. The Middle Road / The Daisy Chain (4.45)
  8. Bainis (2.56)
  9. The Gazebo Trot / Brivitting in The Cauliflowers (3.44)
  10. John Locke's Polka / Such a Getting Upstairs I Never Did See / Polly Put the Kettle on / Speed the Plough (9.25)
  11. The Waterloo Dance (2.31)
  12. The One Armed Bandit (3.36)
  13. Stretching with Edward / Pontylinks (4.33)
  14. April Fool (2.47)
  15. Ted (2.23)
  16. The Brecon Hornpipe / Capturing Camilla (3.28)
  17. The Duck Race (2.26)

Tracks 1, 4a, 5, 10-11, 16a trad. arr. John Kirkpatrick;
Tracks 2a, 3a, 9, 13 Sally Kirkpatrick;
Tracks 2b, 6, 12, 14, 17 John Kirkpatrick;
Tracks 3b, 7, 15, 16b Janet May;
Track 4b trad. Welsh;
Track 8 Josephine Marsh