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Brass Monkey: Head of Steam

Brass Monkey: Head of Steam (Topic TSCD575)

Head of Steam
Brass Monkey

Topic Records TSCD575 (CD, UK, April 20, 2009)

Musicians

Paul Archibald, trumpets, piccolo trumpet, flugelhorn, chorus vocals;
Martin Brinsford, percussion, harmonica, saxophone, chorus vocals;
Martin Carthy, guitar, vocals;
John Kirkpatrick, button accordion, Anglo concertina, melodeon, vocals;
Roger Williams, bass and tenor trombones, euphonium, chorus vocals

Tracks

  1. The Moldavian Schottische / The Snowdrop Polka tunes (5.40)
  2. The Press Gang (Roud 601; Laws N6; G/D 1:174, 1:175) (6.52)
  3. The Barbados Lady (4.40)
  4. Lichfield Tattoo / The Radstock Jig / The Quickstep from “The Battle of Prague” tunes (6.17)
  5. The Trees They Do Grow High (Roud 31; Laws O35; G/D 6:1222) (5.32)
  6. Banbury Bill / The Old Woman Tossed Up in a Blanket (Roud 1297) / The Beaux of London City / Hunt the Squirrel tunes (6.45)
  7. Bold Archer (Roud 83; Child 188; G/D 2:244) / Dearest Dicky tune (9.18)
  8. The Red Lion Hornpipe / Peckett's Hornpipe / The Welsh Hornpipe tunes (5.22)
  9. The Loss of the Ramillies (Roud 523; Laws K1; G/D 1:28) / (4.50)
  10. Nelson, the Fallen Hero / The Death of Nelson tunes (6.59)

All tracks trad. arr. Brass Monkey except
Track 1a Charles Louis Napoleon d'Albert;
Track 4c Franz Kotzwara;
Track 10a Nathaniel Gow