REC COVFollowing interest in the recorder as a folk instrument from two articles on this website, Val Woollard has put together a compilation of tracks on which she has played her various recorders. The first is on the 1986 Bass Instincts album Strippers's Waltz, the last is on the 2017 Rosewood album Rife & Strife & Mirth & Fun.

For any further information about the tunes on this recording or her recorder playing, you can contact Val at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
You can listen to all the tracks on this recording by clicking the sound file under each track title, but if you'd like a physical CD version of the recording for £5.00 (*P&P incl.), contact Val as above.

For a review of this recording by Dawn Wakefield CLICK HERE

 



 

Full track details including the speific instruments Val plays are below.

Track details

1     Cheviot Rant (trad) / Conway Reel (Haines)  Stripper’s Waltz by Bass Instincts - 1986
       Val plays Treble and Descant recorder
       •  Graham Alston: Guitar  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Jon May: Drums/Percussion • Stuart Moffat: Bass Guitar
          
2     Absolution (Woollard) / Deadly Lightshade (Woollard) - Hell’s Bells by The Hosepipe Band - 2002
       Val plays Treble recorder
       •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Concertina/Hurdy Gurdy  •  Nick Sadler: Bass Guitar
              
3     Martial Air (Trumpet Tune, Purcell) - Stripper’s Waltz by Bass Instincts - 1986
       Val plays Descant, Treble, Tenor and Sopranino recorders
       •  Graham Alston: Guitar •  Simon Haines: Concertina  •  Jon May: Drums/Percussion • Stuart Moffat: Bass Guitar
        
4     The South Shore (J. Hill)/ The Hawk (J. Hill) - Rife & Strife & Mirth & Fun by Rosewood - 2017
       Val plays Descant recorder
       •  Simon Haines Melodeon  •  Phil Lyons: Guitar
       
5     Brother Edmund (Woollard) - The Green Children by The Hosepipe Band with Martin Newell - 2016
       Val plays Paetzold Great Bass recorder
       •  Cara Bruns: Keyboard  •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Bandoneon  •   Martin Newell: Voice  •  Nelson Surfquake: Bass
        
6     May’s Hornpipe (Woollard)/Jet’s Hornpipe (Woollard) - Kettleburgh Fete by The HosepipeBand - 2007
       Val plays Descant recorder
       •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Tom Miller: Keyboards/Mandolin  •   Barney Monger: Percussion  •  Nick Sadler: Bass Guitar
       
7    Newcastle Rip-off (aka Mona’s Delight, Trad) )  Stripper’s Waltz by Bass Instincts - 1986
      Val plays Garkleinflötlein and Descant recorders
      •  Graham Alston: Banjo/Guitar  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Jon May: Drums/Percussion  •  Stuart Moffat: Bass Guitar
     
8    Sloti Sloti (Coombs) - Landslide by The Hosepipe Band - 1998
      Val plays Sopranino recorder
      •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Nick Sadler: Bass guitar
      
9    The Sun In The West (Woollard)/The Sun From The West (Trad) - Between the Downs by Sticks - 2002
      Val plays Tenor and Treble recorders
      •  David Emeney: Guitar  •  Issy Emeney: Concertina/Melodeon  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon
      
10  Ms McLeod’s (Trad)/Reel of the 51st (Trad) - Waltzing for Pleasure and Profit  by The Hosepipe Band - 1994
      Val plays Descant recorder
      •  Geoff Coombs: Mandolin  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Stuart Moffat: Guitar
      
11  Ivor’s Jive (Coombs) - Landslide by The Hosepipe Band - 1998
      Val plays Treble recorder
       •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Nick Sadler: Bass Guitar
       
12   The Vicar of Yeldham (Woollard)/Grant’s (Woollard) Landslide by The Hosepipe Band - 1998
     
 Val plays Descant recorder and a wooden Flute on Grant’s
       •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Nick Sadler: Bass Guitar
         13   Silver Apples (Gilpin) / Scottish à Clementine (D. Levraux) La Vache qui Danse by Bof! - 2007
       Val Plays Descant recorder
       •  Paddy Butcher: Melodeon/Cas Cas  •  Simon Haines: Melodeon  •  Phil Lyons: Guitar
       
14   The Shipwright’s Tune (Woollard) - Song of the Waterlily by The Hosepipe Band with Martin Newell - 2015
       Val Plays Descant recorder
       •  Cara Bruns: Keyboards  •  Geoff Coombs: Mandola  •  Simon Haines: Footbass  •  Nelson Surfquake: Bass
       
15   The Ides of March (Haines)/Frances Mary’s (Haines) Rife & Strife & Mirth & Fun by Rosewood - 2017
       Val plays Treble recorder
       •  Simon Haines: Melodeons  •  Phil Lyons: Guitar
       

 

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