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Impropriety Volume ll: English Country Dances of Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett (CD)
This CD includes most of the English country dances published in Impropriety Volume II, the Country Dances of Brooke Friendly and Chris Sackett, performed by the band Roguery.
Roguery is: Anita Anderson (piano, voice, accordion, cittern) and Dave Bartley (guitars, cittern, mandolin, tenor banjo, voice) from Seattle, WA, Jim Oakden (recorders, clarinets, tenor banjo, whistle, guitar, mandolin, accordion) from Santa Cruz, CA, and Shira Kammen (fiddle, viola, vielle, medieval harp) from Berkeley, CA, who met in the Rogue Valley of Oregon to record this album.
The band's varied influences include English, contra, early music, classical, Breton, Scottish, Irish, Cape Breton, Galician, French, Balkan, jazz-fusion, gospel, Scandinavian, and Greek.
Brooke Friendly joins the band on tracks 5 (zils), 10 (drum and bells), 16 (drum), and 22 (voice).
Mendocino Cure - tune by Dave Bartley 2007
MacQueen's Jig - tune: "Two in a Gig" (Traditional Irish)
Alder Cove - tune: "Riding to Shoreline" by Dave Bartley 2004
Daybreak - tune: "Hunan Hornpipe" by Jonathan Jensen 2007
The Dancing Betty (stately) - tune arranged from "A Health to Betty" Playford 1651 by Chris Sackett 2007
The Dancing Betty (lively)
Larkin Grace - tune: "O Son do ar" by Bieito Romero
The Play's the Thing - tune: "The Fresh Jug" (Traditional Irish)
Remembrance - tune by Dave Bartley 2007
An Improper Notion - tune arranged from 16th-century branles by Chris Sackett 2006
Through the Looking Glass - tune: "Downstream" by Shira Kammen 2002
Yakima Rim - tune by Dave Bartley 2004
Chocolate for Breakfast - tune: "Top o' the Mornin'" by Jonathan Jensen 2007
Snow Day - tune: "Snowbound" by Dave Bartley 2007
Tributary - tune: "Flaxley Green Dance" (Traditional English)
Scales of Justice - tune by Shira Kammen 2006
Trim the Sails - tune: "The Wishing Well" (Traditional Irish)
Birthday at Pinewoods - tune: "Ripples on the Pond" by Jonathan Jensen 2007
Hey Baby Hey - tune: "Whatever You Like" by Jonathan Jensen 2007
Joint Effort - tune by Chris Sackett 2006
Hazelfern Place - tune: "La Maison de Glace" by Rejean Brunet 1997
Pear Blossom - tune: "A Christmas Jig" (Anonymous)