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Title Northumberland rant : traditional music from the edge of England.

Published Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Notes Previously issued as compact disc.
Traditional instrumental music from Northumberland county, England, played on Northumbrian smallpipes, fiddle, concertina, accordion, guitar, mouth organ, and/or mandolin.
Bibliography Program notes, bibliography, and discography by Bruce Feintuch (32 pages : ill., ports.) inserted in original container.
Contents (cont'd) Skye crofters (Billy Pigg) (1:14) -- Torryburn lasses ; The wandering tinker ; Marry me now ; Mrs. Wedderburn ; Randy wives of Greenlaw (Wayne Robertson, Nigel Jelks) (3:21) -- Speed the plough (Joe Hutton) (1: 28) -- There's nae guid luck about the house ; High level hornpipe (Billy Pigg) (2:27) -- Robertson's reel ; The grand chain ; (Willie Taylor) (2:08) -- Jock of Hazeldean ; Gentle maiden (Colin Ross) (2:50) -- The pearl wedding ; Nancy Taylor's reel (Willie Taylor) (2:37) -- Lament for Ian Dickson (Anthony Robb) (2:35) -- Keel row ; Durham rangers ; Greencastle ; Hesleyside reel ; Yankee doodle (Jack Armstrong and the Barnstormers) (2:56) -- Miss Hannah Ormston ; Katie Elliot's jig (Chris Ormston) (3:57) -- Mr. Nelson's birthday waltz (Kathryn Tickell) (3:44) -- Border spirit (Billy Pigg) (1:20).
Archie's fancy ; Holey ha'penny (Billy Pigg) (2:58) -- Keening in the wind ; Alston flower show (Chris Ormston) (3:36) -- La russe ; The winshield's hornpipe ; Jane's fancy ; Da road to Houll (The High Level Ranters) (4:47) -- Rothbury hills ; Whittingham green lane ; The cott ; Border fray (Jack Armstrong) (4:13) -- Murray River jig ; Willie Taylor Roland and Cynthia Taylor ; Alistair J. Sim (Willie Taylor) (4:09) -- I saw my love come passing by me (Anthony Robb) (2:52) -- Dance de chez nous ; Aunt Mary's Canadian ; Neil Taylor's jig (Willie Taylor, Joe Hutton, Will Atkinson) (3:28) -- The lady's well ; Random ; The cliff (Pauline Cato) (3:53) - Dargai (Anthony Robb) (2:04).
Performers Various performers.
Notes Field, studio and archival recordings made between 1954 and 1998.
Subject Fiddle tunes -- England -- Northumberland.
Folk dance music -- England -- Northumberland.
Folk music -- England -- Northumberland.
Mandolin and accordion music.
Music -- England -- Northumberland.
Northumbrian small pipe music.
Variant Title Traditional music from the edge of England.
Standard Number 093074047323