Thistle House Live!

Picture of Thistle House Live! CD Cover Dave Wiesler, piano
Dan Emery, pipes and flute

Live recording of medleys suitable for Scottish country dancing with original music by myself, Dave, and Dan all featured. Playlist follows:

  1. Flights of Fancy 8x32J3 [4:52], devised by Jeanetta McColl, from Boston: Celebrate 50 Years
    Jock McLeod's Wedding March (Alexander C. McColl, 1947) / The Thornton Jig (Donald Cameron) / The Crowd in the Basement (Dan Emery, 1995) / Jeannie (Dan Emery, 1987)
  2. Wind that Shakes the Barley 8x32R3 [4:50], devised by John Duthie, from Eight Scottish Dances
    The Wind that Shakes the Barley / The Murrays of Bentivar (Dave Wiesler, 2003) / The Pigtown Fling / Fermoy Lasses
  3. The Braes of Tulliemet 8x32S3 [8:23], from RSCDS Book 7
    The Braes of Tulliemet / Christmas Day in da Mornin' (attrib. Fredamann Stickle) / Hell's Mezzanine (Dave Wiesler, 2004)
  4. Davy Nick Nack 8x32H3 [4:54], devised by Robert Campbell, from Glasgow Assembly
    Davy Nick Nack / Douglas's Hornpipe / The Macrobiotic Hornpipe (Dave Wiesler, 2003) / North's Hornpipe (David Knight, 2002)
  5. Saw Ye My Wee Thing 8x32J [4:54], from RSCDS Book 25
    Saw Ye My Wee Thing (D. MacDonald) / Cold Quarry Jig (Dave Wiesler, 1998) / Mug of Brown Ale #2 / Double Espresso (David Knight, 2003)
  6. Black Leather Jig (also suitable for Sleepy Maggie), 8x32R3 [4:54], devised by Geoffrey Selling, from Delaware Valley Silver Book
    Sleepy Maggie / Tail Toddle / Sandy Duff
  7. The Sauchie Haugh 8x32S2 [8:25], from RSCDS Leaflet 1967
    Lord Eglingtoun's Auld Man / Unspoken (David Knight, 2001) / The Kirrie Kebbuck (J. Scott Skinner) / Fiddler Play the Light Strathspey
  8. Blooms of Bon Accord 4x32R4 [2:41], by John Drewry, from Deeside Book Part 2
    The Blooms of Bon-Accord, or Cocker's Famous Roses (J. Scott Skinner) / Skinner's rarely played trio section / minor key variation (David Knight, 2007)
  9. The Express 8x40J3 [6:02], from RSCDS Book 20
    The Ferry / The Muckin' o' Geordie's Byre / Snowy Wedding (Dan Emery, 1996) / The Hills of Glen Orchy
  10. The Sands of Morar 8x32S3 [8:38], from RSCDS Book 45
    Pinkie House / Our Someday (Dave Wiesler, 2003) / David Brooks (David Knight, 2004) / Knight Blooming (Dave Wiesler, 2003)
  11. The Deil Amang the Tailors 5x32R [3:11], from RSCDS Book 14
    De'il Amang the Tailors / The Ale is Dear / Kate Dalrymple / Jock Wilson's Ball
  12. Last of the Lairds 8x32J3 [4:55], from RSCDS Book 22
    Stool of Repentance / Tyro on the Tye (Dave Wiesler, 2000) / As I was Kissed Yestreen
  13. Capelthwaite 8x32R [4:55] devised by Claudette Sigg, from San Francisco Coll. Vol. 2
    The King's Reel / David Knight's Farewell to Apathy (Whatever) (David Knight, 2005) / Crystal (David Knight, 2003) / Lord Saltoun
  14. My Love is Not Here (Dan Emery, 1995)5x32W [3:50]

Total Time [75:24]