Violins: Gabby Barlow (15) and Liv Barlow (13)
Graphic Design: mom
2. Shady Grove
3. Deep River
to Home (3:21)
Brother's Keeper (3:00)
6. Cold Frosty
7. Old Joe
8. Trip to
9. Theme from Il
10. Can't Find My Way
Sample clips on CDBABY!
Keeper, Closer to Home,
Trip to Ballyshannon, Can't Find My Way Home
1. Pachelbels's Canon in D (5:28)
2. Midnight Dream (4:19)
3. Indifference (3:27)
4. Dve Gitari (4:00)
5. Quando Me Lembro (3:23)
6. Madrigal (2:42)
7. Gavotte (2:07)
8. Sweet Meandering (3:30)
9. The Ludlow's (3:52)
10. Silver Spear (2:02)
Sample clips on CDBABY!
Youtube videos: Pachelbel's Canon
D, Midnight Dream, Quando Me Lembro, The Ludlows, Silver Spear
1. Dark Eyes (2:59)
2. Mar Dyandya (4:04)
3. Bright is the Night (2:52)
4. Besame Mucho (3:20)
5. La Llorona (2:08)
6. Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 (3:36)
7. Shady Grove (3:12)
8. Teardrop Waltz (2:18)
9. The Ludlow's (3:32)
10. Ookpik Waltz (2:16)
Sample clips on CDBABY!
Dark Eyes, The Ludlows, Ookpik Waltz
Closer to Home (2015)
1 - Summertime - George
classic, immortalized by the likes
of Billie Holladay, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis,
Watson, Janis Joplin, and many others.
2 - Shady Grove - An 18th
century folk song popular with
old time fiddlers and bluegrass
musicians, thought to be based on the old English ballad, "Matty
3 - Deep River Blues - A
piece inspired by Doc Watson’s version in the 1960s, who was himself
by The Delmore Brothers “Big River Blues” in the 1930s.
4 - Closer to
Home - An original piece, inspired by John D. Loudermilk’s
5 - Brother’s
Keeper - The theme song from the 1992 documentary, "Brother's
Keeper", which won the "Grand Jury Prize for Documentary" at the
Sundance Film Festival and the "NYFCC Award for Best Documentary" at
the New York Film Critics Circle Awards. It was written
and performed by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason for violin, mandolin
6 - Cold Frosty
Morn - Another traditional piece of somewhat ambiguous origins,
most of which
suggest Celtic roots.
7 - Old Joe
Clark - A traditional mountain folk song/ballad, recorded by
including Woodie Guthrie and The Kingston Trio.
8 - Trip to
Ballyshannon - A great Celtic tune written by Alasdair Fraser,
from his “The
Road North” album.
9 - Theme from
Il Postino - Theme from the academy award winning film, Il
original score of which was composed by Luis Enriquez Bacalov.
10 - Can’t find My Way Home - our
of the classic written by Steve Winwood, first released by his band,
Faith, in 1969.
Second Helping (2013)
1 - Pachelbel's Canon in D - The most well known
composition by one of the most important composers of the middle
Madrigal - Written for guitar
by Mahlon Lucas, from his cd
entitled "Spanish Fantasie". Mahlon studied with the Romeros,
the famous family of guitarists from Spain. He studied
from Celedonio Romero, and flamenco from Pepe Romero. In 1988,
requested three of Mahlon's compositions for his own use.
2 - Midnight Dream - One of our favorite Willie and Lobo
tunes. Wille and Lobo are a guitar/violin duo who play a
of gypsy, latin, celtic, flamenco, middle eastern, rock, jazz, Cuban
tango and salsa.
3 - Indifference - A
lively musette waltz written for accordian
by Tony Murena and Joseph Colombo. Murena recorded it
in Paris in
1942 along with the Ferret brothers (Baro and Sarane) who also played
Django Reinhardt. It has worked its way into the repertoire of
4 - Dve Gitari - Usually characterized as a Russian
romance, lullaby, love song ...
- Quando Me Lembro - A
lovely Brazilian choro piece written for mandolin by
7 - Gavotte - A French folk dance written by
Florentine-born French composer, Jean Baptiste Lully, who spent most of
life working in the court of Louis X!V of France. Lully is
chief master of the French baroque style.
8 - Sweet Meandering - Another favorite
authored by Willie and Lobo, a guitar/violin duo who play a wonderful
gypsy, latin, celtic, flamenco, middle eastern, rock, jazz, Cuban
9 - The Ludlows - This is the theme
song from the movie
"Legends of the Fall." It was written by James Horner for piano
and symphony orchestra. We've adapted it for guitar and
10 - Silver Spear - a traditional Irish
reel and a pretty popular fiddle tune, used traditionally for dance.
Hobo Stew (2012)
1 - Dark
Eyes - A
haunting tune of somewhat ambiguous origins. Often characterized as a
Russian gypsy song, though the words and music were written
respectively by the Ukrainian poet, Yevhen Hrebinka, and the music by
composer F. Hermann, who according to some sources is a French composer
(Florian Hermann) and according to others, a Russified German (Feodor
Hermann). Dark eyes has
become a standard in gypsy jazz repertoire.
2 - Mar
Dyandya - A playful, Roma gypsy folk song. Our version is inspired by the
7 string (semistrunnaya gitara) virtuoso, Sergei Orekhov, with a
simplified guitar line that makes way for violin improvization.
3 - Bright
is the Night - A traditional Russian folk song.
Again, ours is inspired by the arrangement of Sergei Orekov, but
arranged for violins instead of guitars.
4 - Besame
Mucho - Written
in 1940 by one of Mexico's most famous songwriters, Consuelo
Velázquez, at about the age of 20. The song has been
translated into many languages and many different styles, from the
Beatles, Sammy Davis Junior, Plácido Domingo,
and many others.
5 - La
Llorona - A traditional Mexican folk song and cautionary
6 - Nocturne
Op. 9 No. 2 - Chopin's most famous nocturne and one of his
most popular works, thought to have been written when he was about 20
years old. It was
written in the key of E flat major, but we adapted it here in the key
of E to facilitate the guitar accompaniment.
7 - Shady
Grove - An 18th century folk song popular with old time
fiddlers and bluegrass musicians.
It is thought to be based on the old English
ballad, "Matty Groves."
8 - Teadrop
Waltz - A lovely waltz written by Reg Bouvette. This rendition is
inspired by Casey Willis and his youtube posting in 2007.
9 - The
Ludlows - This is the theme song from the movie
"Legends of the Fall", written by James Horner. We have adapted
the piece here for guitar and violins.
Waltz - A beautiful waltz written and published (1965) by
musical legend, Frankie Rodgers.