Court the Sun
Track listing 1. Court The Sun/Mainly - R. Bramley Inspired by a sunny day in Cromer and the flatness of the fens. 2. We Be Soldiers Three/ Pheobe's Retreat - trad. Arr. Nuada / F. Jay This song is an old one but a good one, with an extra tune slipping in near the end. 3. Julian Chased The Duck Away/Elevenses - F Jay One for the man who fixed the squeaky chanter and one for the pipes themselves. 4. Searching For Lambs - trad. Arr. Nuada A shepherdess finds true love on the hillside. 5. Peanut Calata - S. Burke; F. Jay A cocktail of delights on the lute and recorder. 6. Lizard/Gecko - R. Bramley A holiday in Cornwall .... and another in Kent. 7. Woman Don't You Weep - S. Burke A song of loss and betrayal .. always popular themes! 8. Sally's Music Boat - F. Jay For Sally, the dog, who loves to sleep in Sam's guitar case during rehearsals. 9. Punch Up In Ashby De La Zouche - trad. Arr. Nuada Two brawles played on the Leicestershire smallpipes .. get it? 10. Einini - trad. Arr. Nuada A sweet Irish lullaby about little birds, sung by Ferris. 11. The Black Fox - G. Pratt, arr. Nuada A hunting song with a twist. 12. Sonny's Mazurka - trad. Arr. Nuada A well loved Irish tune that worked it's way into the repertoire when we weren't looking. 13. Nora Crean's Set - S. Burke ; F. Jay A set of tunes for Ferris' cousin's first baby, born summer 2006. 14. The House Carpenter - trad. Arr. Nuada An epic version of a great song .. and this is the shortened version! 15. Einini Reprise - trad. Arr. Nuada The album finishes with the gentle sound of the duet ocarina. Nuada are ..... Ruth Bramley - hurdy gurdy and vocals Sam Burke - bandora, bouzouki, Cornish pipes, didgeridoo, guitar, lute, percussion and vocals Ferris Jay - bagpipes, gemshorn, duet ocarina, recoders, whistles, wooden flute and vocals.