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She's Sweetest When She's Naked - Alison Melville (baroque flute); Alison Melville (recorder); Ben Grossman (drums); Ben Grossman (bodhran);...
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  1. A Cold, Frosty Morning, folk song
  2. The Duck's Foot, for violin (or flute) & continuo (from "Airs for the Four Seasons", The Spring)
  3. Bannocks o'bear meal
  4. The Braes of Ewes, folk song setting for chamber ensemble
  5. The Braes of Ballandyne, folk song
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  1. A Cold, Frosty Morning, folk song
  2. The Duck's Foot, for violin (or flute) & continuo (from "Airs for the Four Seasons", The Spring)
  3. Bannocks o'bear meal
  4. The Braes of Ewes, folk song setting for chamber ensemble
  5. The Braes of Ballandyne, folk song
  6. Busk Ye, Busk Ye, My Bonny Bride, song
  7. Sonata No. 12 for violin & harpsichord in B major
  8. Medley: Sweet May Morning / Margaret MacDonald
  9. Heather Bells, for violin (or flute) & continuo (from "Airs for the Four Seasons", The Summer)
  10. Lovely Nancy, folk song
  11. Lament For The Death Of His Brother
  12. Medley: Rowing from Isla to Uist / Jenny Nettles
  13. Sonata da camera ("Fy Gar Rub Her")
  14. Sonata No. 10 for violin & harpsichord in G major
  15. Bizzarie all'imor Scozzeze (Ground after the Scotch Humour)
  16. Medley: She's Sweetest When She's Naked / Mary Young and Fair
  17. Maggie Lauder, folk song setting for chamber ensemble
  18. The Sneezewort, for violin (or flute) & continuo (from "Airs for the Four Seasons", The Autumn)
  19. My Aprone Dearie, folk song setting for chamber ensemble
  20. A Rock and a Wee Pickle Jon, folk song setting for chamber ensemble
  21. Greensleeves, folk song setting for chamber ensemble
  22. The Parting Glass, folk song
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The irresistible title of this disc is just one of the intriguing Scottish songs presented here in flute transcriptions by Scots-Canadian Baroque flutist Alison Melville. Some of them, such as Fy gar, rub her o'er with straw, she explains in her enthusiastic and detailed booklet notes, but the listener is left to guess at the meaning of A rock and a wee pickle Jon. No matter. The disc is full of characteristically Scottish tunes transcribed by composers of the period for the flute (actually much of the music was marketed as ...

She's Sweetest When She's Naked 2008, Early-Music.com

UPC: 622406776121

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