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||CUT TO RHYTHMS: A cross-cultural romp through a dizzying assortment of styles, instruments and ideas, with an underlying unity of performance and production standards.
Mike Freeman: Djembe, darabouka, vocals, guitar, mandolin, cittern, percussion
with Dee de Wit on 'cello and double bass.
Fair &Tender Ladies (trad. American) - Julian of Norwich (Sydney Carter) - Kerry's Waltz/Flowerpot Frog (M. Freeman) - Borderlands (Danny Carnahan) - Katyusha (trad. Russian) - Merry Blacksmith/Heathery Cruach/Paddy O'Brien's(trad. Irish) - A River (T. Opland) - Marylou Murphy's(T. Opland) - Jovano, Jovanke (trad. Macedonian) - Styrman's Waltz/Lokkerin Waltz (trad. Norwegian) - Jack Monroe (trad. English) - Andijan (trad. Uzbek) - Bound Away (Susan Welch) - Cut to Rhythms (Opland/Freeman)
|HUNTER'S MOON: Highlights of Tania's traditional repertoire, from English and Scottish to Turkish
Guest musicians: Mark Geisler, John Peekstok, Felicia Dale, William Pint, Mike Freeman, Ray Wood and Hank Cramer.
The Hunt is Up/Branle d'Escosse (England/France) - Otdavali Molodu (Russia) - Torch Branle (France) - Death and the Lady (England) - An Cailin Fion/The Black Nag (Ireland/England) - Podolyanochka (Ukraine) - The Female Ramblin' Sailor (England) - When I was in my Prime (England) - The Rantin' Laddie (Scotland) - Black Sea Dance (Turkey/Gypsy) - Chi mi na Morbheanna (Scotland) - Juice of Barley/Gathering Peascods (England)
|TANIA OPLAND: Mostly contemporary songs and tunes, including originals.
Guest musicians: Mike Freeman on percussion, William Pint (guitar) and Felicia Dale (tinwhistle), Orville Johnson (dobro, mandolin & fretless bass), Pauline Cato on Northumbrian pipes, additional percussion by Jan Reed and harmony vocals from Artisan.
Ketchikan (Opland) - La Bastringue/Gaspé Reel - Khaghun Tavra Tunni (A. Muktoyuk) - Rosemary's Sister (H. Williams) - Pair of Bears (Opland) - Not Too Late (P. Loughran) - Barbara Allen Blues (Opland) - Somewhere in America (E. Bogle) - The Oregon Trail (KW Todd) - Trip to Mabu Ridge - Tonkaya Ryabina - Why Does Love... (TR Ritchie) - Last Call (Opland) - Lefty's (R. Head) - Roads (B. Bedford)
|WINTER'S TIME: Songs and tunes for the winter season, including holiday music,
with vocals, dulcimers, harps, recorders and more! Features both
vocal and instrumental selections, well blended and beautifully
Tania Opland: vocals, recorders, bouzouki, guitar, hammered dulcimer, violin, ocarinas and melodeon
Mark Geisler: vocals, harp, hammered dulcimer, violin, cello, keyboard and percussion
Felicia Dale: vocals, tinwhistles, hurdy-gurdy and bodhran
Produced by Tania Opland and Mark Geisler.
Winter Hymn (Stanley Greenthal) - Pat a Pan/Comfort & Joy - Gaudeamus Hodie (Natalie Sleeth)
|CHOICE FARE: Selections from two cassette albums released in 1987 and 1989, carefully enhanced and meticulously re-mastered.
A predominantly traditional/ Renaissance collection with exotic touches.
Tania Opland - vocals, guitar, tenor guitar, violin, recorders, dulcimer, cittern, mandolin
Mike Freeman - additional vocals, djembe, darabouka, bones, claves, bells, eggs
Guest musicians: Philip Boulding - harp;
Flower of Northumberland/Gai Branle/Sir John Fenwick's Fair Flower Amang Them All - Rosebud in June - Montarde Branle - Bailiff's Daughter of Islington - When I was a Young Maid - The Roses Grown/Thompson Jig/The Close Call - Fire of Love (Tania Opland) - Fact'ry Girl - Chastity Belt - Blow Thy Horn, Hunter - The Cruel Sister - Pois Branle/Charlotte's Branle - True Thomas (Danny Carnahan)
|SUNSET'S GOLD: The second CD from this best-selling author and two fine acoustic musicians, based on McCaffrey's "Harperhall" trilogy -- all original music with multi-cultural, classical and early music overtones.
Tania Opland: vocals, tenor/alto/soprano/sopranino recorders, guitar, hammered dulcimer, double ocarina, cittern, mandola, violin, viola.
Song for Petiron - Menolly's Firelizard Song - My Nightly Craft (Sweet Sea) -
Gather Day - Brekke's Cry - Running Song - Sunset's Gold (The Blackest Night),
|THE MASTERHARPER OF PERN: In collaboration with Anne McCaffrey, Opland & Freeman create music of Masterharper
Robinton, one of McCaffrey's most popular characters from her "Pern" novels, using
the author's lyrics from the original books, plus some expanded
lyrics she wrote for this project.
Tania Opland - vocals, guitar, violin, recorders, dulcimer,
Kiowa (Native American) flute
The Duty Song - Robinton's First Whistle Tune - The Golden Egg of Faranth - The Question Song - Plains of Telgar - Fighting Thread Round - Firelizard - Lessa's Ride - Red Star Passes - March of the Wings - The Dragonlady