Loreena McKennit’s Mummers Dance featuring Nigel Eaton on hurdy-gurdy in the recording and hidden under the costume in the video.
Monster Cafe 1 and The Chimney composed and played by Nigel Eaton.
Spaghetti Panic (composed by Andy Cutting) and played by Nigel Eaton. Nigel says, “The A music is 7/8 time and the b is a mix of 7/8 and 8/8, it’s coup de quatre all the way with the bar emphasis moving backwards through all positions in the 4, count 7 playing coup de 4, bar 1 starts on 1, bar 2 starts on 4, bar 3 starts on 3 and bar 4 starts on 2 etc, then the pattern repeats.”
Famous Wolf, bourree in 2/4 time. Nigel Eaton.
Starters, Bourree in 2/4 time. Nigel Eaton.
Blowzabella, traditional English jig, by Nigel Eaton.
The Ice House Schottisches in B flat, by Nigel Eaton.
La Gloire de Mon Pere after a french film, composed and played by Nigel Eaton.
Lyvet played by Nigel Eaton
Doctor Fegg played by Nigel Eaton - in F.
Nigel Eaton plays Lisa, a 3/8 bourree by Nigel Eaton and Stukka Gruppa by Ian Luff both ex of Blowzabella
Sur la Rance/Honouress, played by Nigel Eaton
On the River, played by Nigel Eaton.
La Furstemberg in one of its many guises. This tune first appears in 1696 called ‘St. Martin’s Lane’ in Playford’s 6th edition of the English Dancing Master. Corrette’s version from 1783 is probably the last of its kind and his book shown here marked the end of printed works for baroque hurdy gurdy.