A CD on Talking Elephant records The Magic of Morris 2 (TECD096) - features live recordings of 3 of our dances: Old Bones danced to Barrack Hill; Grim Reaper danced to Jan Mijne Man; and Black and Amber danced to Go Mauve
There's also a version of Barry Goodman's Four Up played by The Morris On Band - we dance Seven Up to this tune.
The tune we use for each of our dances is listed below
Ricketts Hornpipe (trad) - has a nice little song about bananas and monkeys especially for the kids
Just as the tide was a-flowing
tune from the song of the same name as sung by Shirley Collins of Sussex (trad)
Dark Girl in a blue dress (trad) -
listen to a 30 second lo-fi recording of us dancing 'Thistle’ to 'Dark Girl’
Black and Amber
Go Mauve (Ian Luff)
Jan Mijne Man (trad)
William Taylor’s Tabletop Hornpipe (Dave Shepherd)
Gladez (Jonathan Shorland)
The Wild Hunt
If you can identify this tune Terry’ll buy you a pint!
Four Up (Barry Goodman)
Barrack Hill from the playing of Bridget Reader (formerly of Chiltern Hundreds, Loose Women, Lost Women and Woolf’s-Head&Vixen)
Babylon is fallen (to rise no more) - Sacred Harp
The Bradshaw Mummers Dance
Le Petit Chien - Andy Cutting
Not sure what it's called but it’s an 'an dro’ (trad)
All these tunes were arranged by Linda Dix.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. (Aldous Huxley)
Music-the...higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. (Ludwig Van Beethoven)