1. The Fields
2. I See Thy Form
3. London Song
4. A Poison Tree
5. Holy Thursday
6. Let The Slave
incorporating The Price Of Experience
The Westbrook Blake
Bright As Fire
Settings of the poetry of William Blake, with music by Mike Westbrook, texts selected by Adrian Mitchell Much of the material originally commissioned by the National Theatre for the 1971 production of Adrian Mitchell’s Tyger, directed by John Dexter and Michael Blakemore. The Blake settings, sung by Kate Westbrook and Phil Minton, were an integral part of the repertoire of the Mike Westbrook Brass Band from its formation in 1973. The Westbrook Blake (Bright As Fire), a programme entirely devoted to Blake’s poetry, was first performed in 1980 and has been widely performed throughout Britain and Europe, in New York (1983) and at the Adelaide Festival (1984).
CD BURNING INFORMATION
If you are unfamiliar with making a CD using Flac files we would suggest using the free CD burning software "ImgBurn".
Alternatively you may need to convert the FLAC files to WAV and then use ImgBurn. You could use the free FRE:AC software
to convert the files. Here is a brief guide on how to use it:
First you need to adjust a couple of settings. Go to Options/General Settings. In the Encoder drop down list select “Windows Wave File Output”. Keep Output folder at the “Use input file folder if possible” as this will ensure your new WAV files will be in the same folder as the FLAC originals.
In “Filename Pattern” change to "<track> - <artist > - <title>" to be sure that tracks are numbered and can be burned to CD in the right order. Then click the "OK" button at the bottom right.
Select files to be converted using File/Add. Navigate to the folder containing the FLAC files and add them. Click on the forward arrow icon (third from right - it turns green when you hover over it) and that will start the conversion. Once converted to WAV use your favourite software to burn the discs.
Phil Minton - vocal, trumpet
Kate Westbrook - tenor horn, vocal, piccolo
Mike Davies - piccolo trumpet, trumpet
Dave Hancock - trumpet
Henry Lowther - trumpet
Malcolm Griffiths - trombone
Alan Sinclair - tuba
Alan Wakeman - sopranino, soprano & tenor saxophones
Chris Biscoe - soprano & alto saxophones, alto clarinet
Dave Barry - drums, percussion, tympani, tubular bells
Georgie Born - cello
Chris Laurence - bass
Mike Westbrook - piano, speech
Recorded January 1980
first released on LP on Original Records (ORA 203)
subsequently issued on LP, cassette & CD by Impetus Records
Issued on CD 1991
Currently unavailable on CD
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