Songs of Thomas Hardy's Wessex / Mellstock Band

Audio Samples

>Traditional, English : The Foggy, Foggy Dew, folk song
>Townsend, Dave : Jockey to the Fair / Dame Durden, medley for voices & ensemble
>Traditional, Christmas : The Mistletoe Bow, song
>Traditional, English : Cupid's Garden, folk song
>Traditional, English : Queen Eleanor's Confession, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Spotted Cow, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Seeds of Love, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Barley Mow, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Prentice Boy, folk song
>Traditional, English : I Have Parks, I Have Hounds, folk song
>Traditional, English : Break o' the Day, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Sheep Shearing, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Tailor's Breeches, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Downhills of Life, folk song
>Traditional, English : I Wish, I Wish, folk song
>Traditional, English : Joan's Ale, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Outlandish Knight, folk song
>Traditional, English : Such a Beauty I Did Grow, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Banks of Allan Water, folk song
>Traditional, English : King Arthur Had Three Sons, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Light of the Moon, folk song

Album Summary

>Traditional, English : The Foggy, Foggy Dew, folk song
>Townsend, Dave : Jockey to the Fair / Dame Durden, medley for voices & ensemble
>Traditional, Christmas : The Mistletoe Bow, song
>Traditional, English : Cupid's Garden, folk song
>Traditional, English : Queen Eleanor's Confession, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Spotted Cow, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Seeds of Love, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Barley Mow, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Prentice Boy, folk song
>Traditional, English : I Have Parks, I Have Hounds, folk song
>Traditional, English : Break o' the Day, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Sheep Shearing, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Tailor's Breeches, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Downhills of Life, folk song
>Traditional, English : I Wish, I Wish, folk song
>Traditional, English : Joan's Ale, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Outlandish Knight, folk song
>Traditional, English : Such a Beauty I Did Grow, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Banks of Allan Water, folk song
>Traditional, English : King Arthur Had Three Sons, folk song
>Traditional, English : The Light of the Moon, folk song
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Recording information: Valley Recordings, Littleton-on-Severn (05/1994).



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Works Details

>Traditional, English : The Foggy, Foggy Dew, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Charles Spicer (Oboe); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Written: by 1815
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Townsend, Dave : Jockey to the Fair / Dame Durden, medley for voices & ensemble
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Dave Townsend (Concertina); Charles Spicer (Flute); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : The Mistletoe Bow, song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.

>Traditional, English : Cupid's Garden, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Viola); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : Queen Eleanor's Confession, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Spotted Cow, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Dave Townsend (Concertina)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend, Mark Emerson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Seeds of Love, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Dave Townsend (Concertina); Mark Emerson (Viola); Dave Townsend (Bass Concertina)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Form: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Barley Mow, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Dave Townsend (Violin); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Prentice Boy, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Mark Emerson (Viola); Charles Spicer (Flute); Charles Spicer (Oboe); Kathryn Locke (Cello); Dave Townsend (Concertina)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : I Have Parks, I Have Hounds, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : Break o' the Day, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Viola)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Sheep Shearing, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Dave Townsend (Bass Concertina)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Tailor's Breeches, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Charles Spicer (Oboe); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Downhills of Life, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend, Kathryn Locke
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : I Wish, I Wish, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : Joan's Ale, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Dave Townsend (Concertina)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Outlandish Knight, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Dave Townsend (Concertina); Charles Spicer (Flute); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 6 min. 23 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : Such a Beauty I Did Grow, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Banks of Allan Water, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Dave Townsend (Violin)
  • Ensemble: Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : King Arthur Had Three Sons, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Viola); Charles Spicer (Flute); Kathryn Locke (Cello)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, English : The Light of the Moon, folk song
  • Performers: Julie Murphy (Voice); Ian Giles (Tenor); Sally Dexter (Voice); The Mellstock Band; Andy Turner (Voice); Mark Emerson (Violin); Mark Emerson (Viola); Charles Spicer (Flute); Charles Spicer (Oboe); Kathryn Locke (Cello); Dave Townsend (Concertina)
  • Ensemble: The Mellstock Band
  • Notes: Arranged: Dave Townsend
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio