Music & Films

Snow film

a short film of Dan Evans’ original jazzy and atmospheric instrumental guitar piece Snow from his Spirit Dancing album (1997)

the film also shows photographs of Olney and surrounding area

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If I Were A Carpenter film+TAB

a dulcimer arrangement of Tim Hardin’s lovely country music song If I Were A Carpenter, beautifully sung by Rebecca Hallworth and performed fingerstyle (fingerpicking) on my Doug Berch mountain dulcimer in Ionian tuning EBB (DAA but in key of E)

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Rosemary’s Sister film+TAB

Huw Williams’ moving song about a little girl killed in the blitz in London – arranged here for dulcimer and performed on my Martin Cole Appalachian dulcimer in DAA tuning

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The Rose film

The Rose is a pop song written by Amanda McBroom – Bette Midler made the song famous when she recorded it for her film The Rose, in which it plays during the closing credits

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Wings film

written by award-wining folk songwriter Brian Bedford, who was a member of English folk group Artisan

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Plain Sailing & The Saints film

two short improvisations:

1) my own composition Plain Sailing

2) When The Saints Go Marching In, sometimes just called The Saints, is a black spiritual song which originated as a Christian hymn – it is often played by jazz bands and was recorded by Louis Armstrong in 1938

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