Anthems in Eden

Anthems in Eden
Shirley Collins, Dolly Collins, The early Music Consort of London - David Munrow, dir. & al.
EMI EMS 1477 - 0777 7 81473 2 9 [CD]
BGO Records BGOCD 442 [CD]


    A Song-Story (Medley)

    Shirley Collins / Dolly Collins
  1. A. A Beginning
    Trad. Collins / arr. Collins
    B. A Meeting: Searching for Lamas
    C. A Courtship: The Wedding Song
    D. A Denying: The Blacksmith
    E. A Forsaking: Our Captain Cried
    F. A Dream: Lowlands
    G. A Leavetaking: Pleasant and Delightful
    Copper Family / Collins / Marshall / arr. Collins
    H. An Awakening: Whitsun Dance
    Shirley Collins / Dolly Collins
    I. A New Beginning: The Staines Morris

  2. Trad., arr. Shirley Collins / Dolly Collins
  3. Rambleaway

  4. Trad., Burns, arr. Shirley Collins / Dolly Collins
  5. Ca' The Yowes

  6. Williamson
  7. God Dog

  8. Trad., arr. Shirley Collins / Dolly Collins
  9. Bonny Cuckoo
  10. Nellie the Milkmaid
  11. Gathering Rushes in the Month of May
  12. The Gower Wassail
  13. Fare Tee Well My Dearest Dear

  14. Anon., Trouvères, 12/13th c., arr. Southcott
  15. C'est La Fin/Pour Mon Cuer

  16. Trad., arr. Collins
  17. Bonny Kate

  18. Trad., arr. Collins / Rodd
  19. Adieu To All Judges and Juries

  20. Anon., England, 13th c., arr. Collins / Southcott
  21. Edi Beo Thu Hevene Quene

  22. Trad., arr. Collins
  23. Black Joker / Black, White, Yellow & Green

Playing time: 69' 55"

[1]-[8] Shirley Collins (folk singer) & Dolly Collins (folk singer)
The Early Music Consort of London [Adam Skeaping (bass viol, violone), Roderick Skeaping (rebec, treble viol, bass viol), Oliver Brooks (bass viol), Michael Laird (cornett), Richard Lee (descant recorder, treble recorder), Alan Lumsden (sackbut), Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord), Dolly Collins, (organ), Gillian Reid (bells), David Munrow (soprano, crumhorn. alto crumhornsm, bass rackett, tenor sordun, treble recorder)] - David Munrow, dir.
Chorus "The Home Brew" [Michael Clifton, Ray Worman, John Fordham]
Royston Wood, Steve Ashley, John Morgan
[9] John Rodd (anglo-concertina), Chris Hogwood (virginals), Simon Nicol (acoustic guitar), Pat Donaldson (electric bass guitar, Dave Mattacks (drum), Roger Brenner (alto sackbut), Colin Sheen (tenor sackbut), Paul Beer (tenor sakbut), Martin Nicholls (tenor sackbut)
[10] John Sothcott (vièle)
[11] John Kirkpatrick (melodeon), Terry Potter (mouth organ), john Reid (anglo-concertina), Ashley Hutchings (acoustic bass guitar), Dave Mattacks (drum)
[12] John Rodd (anglo-concertina), Simon Nichol (electric guitar), Pat Donaldson (electric bass guitar),Martin Nicholls (bass sackbut), Dave Mattacks (regal, drums)
[13] John Sothcott (vièle, recorder)
[14] John Watcham (anglo-concertina), John Kirkpatrick (button accordion), John Rodd (anglo-concertina), Terry Potter (mouth organ), Simon Nicol (electric guitar), Ashley Hutchings (electric bass guitar), Dave Mattacks (drum), David Busby (dancing, vocals), Mike Clifton (dancing, vocals), Dots Daultrey (dancing, vocals), Stuart Hollyer (dancing, vocals), Rogerr Rigden (dancing, vocals), Ada Turnham (dancing, vocals)
The Albion Morris Men (in Black Joker)

Recording site and date:
[1]-[8] Unknown [06/1969]
[9]-[14] Sound Techniques Studio, Cambridge [1975 / 1976]
Rel.: 1993 (for EMI), 1999 (for BGO)

[1]-[8] Harvest 754 [LP] Anthems in Eden
[9]-[14] Harvest ??? [LP] Amaranth

Information from owned CD, Jos Haring and Gianpaolo Banelli
[1] It was originally recorded for BBC Radio 1 "My Kind of Folk" in August 1968, then recorded in February 1969 for EMI's "progressive" Harvest Label with the help of David Munrow and his Early Consort, plus some vocal chorus incl. Royston Wood and Steve Ashley.

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