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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)