A History

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Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Penguin Cafe (single)
recording of:
Penguin Café Single
composer:
Simon Jeffes, Helen Liebmann (cellist), Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist) and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
6:18
2From the Colonies
recording of:
From the Colonies
composer:
Simon Jeffes
1:38
3Giles Farnaby's Dream
recording of:
Giles Farnaby's Dream
composer:
Giles Farnaby (English renaissance and baroque composer)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
2:20
4Pigtail
recording of:
Pigtail
composer:
Simon Jeffes
2:43
5Hugebaby
engineer:
Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
producer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
cello:
Helen Liebmann (cellist) (in 1976)
electric guitar:
Simon Jeffes (in 1976)
electric piano:
Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist) (in 1976)
violin:
Gavyn Wright (UK violinist) (in 1976)
recording of:
Hugebaby (in 1976)
composer:
Simon Jeffes, Helen Liebmann (cellist), Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist) and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
4:49
6Chartered Flight
recording of:
Chartered Flight
composer:
Simon Jeffes, Helen Liebmann (cellist), Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist) and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
6:43
7Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter
producer:
Simon Jeffes
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe (from 1977 until 1980)
mixed at:
Farmyard Studios in Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
is based on:
Nhemamusasa
3:10
8Pythagoras' Trousers
recording of:
Pythagoras' Trousers
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:21
9Yodel 2
recording of:
Yodel 2
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:36
10Salty Bean Fumble
recording of:
Salty Bean Fumble
composer:
Simon Jeffes
2:13
11The Ecstasy of Dancing Fleas4:02
12Walk Don't Run
cover recording of:
Walk, Don’t Run
composer:
Johnny Smith (jazz guitarist)
publisher:
Forshay Music, Inc., On Board Music (publisher), Peer Music (“Peermusic—the global independent”) and Windswept Pacific Music Ltd.
3:04
13Meditation Rag
recording of:
Meditation Rag
writer:
Simon Jeffes
2:21
14The Toy
recording of:
The Toy
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:27
15Numbers 1-4 (live)
recorded at:
東京簡易保険会館 in Tokyo, Japan (from 1982-06-10 to present)
live recording of:
Numbers 1 to 4
composer:
Simon Jeffes
6:43
16Salty Bean Fumble (live)
recorded at:
東京簡易保険会館 in Tokyo, Japan (from 1982-06-10 to present)
live recording of:
Salty Bean Fumble
composer:
Simon Jeffes
2:24
17Yodel 2 (live)
live recording of:
Yodel 2
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:00
CD 2
#TitleRatingLength
1Prelude & Yodel3:51
2More Milk
recording of:
More Milk
composer:
Simon Jeffes and Geoffrey Richardson
3:11
3Sheep Dip
recording of:
Sheep Dip
composer:
Simon Jeffes and Geoffrey Richardson
3:57
4In the Back of a Taxi
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
membranophone [drum]:
Fami
piano:
Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
ukulele:
Neil Rennie
recording of:
In the Back of a Taxi
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:23
5Music by Numbers4:41
6Another One from the Colonies3:07
7Air
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
electric violin:
Marcus Beale
recording of:
Air
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:22
8Isle of View (Music for Helicopter Pilots)4:21
9Now Nothing
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
piano:
Simon Jeffes
recording of:
Now Nothing
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:00
10Beanfields4:25
11Southern Jukebox Music
producer:
Simon Jeffes
mixer:
Ian Morais
bass and violin [violins]:
Bob Loveday
cello:
Helen Liebmann (cellist)
piano [Blüthner piano]:
Simon Jeffes
viola:
Geoffrey Richardson
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe
mixed at:
Jam Studios in Islington, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Southern Jukebox Music
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:39
12Horns of the Bull
producer:
Simon Jeffes
mixer:
Ian Morais
effects [ring modulation] and electric fretless guitar [fretless guitar]:
Simon Jeffes
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe
mixed at:
Jam Studios in Islington, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Horns of the Bull
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:35
13Oscar Tango
producer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
mixer:
Ian Morais
cello:
Helen Liebmann (cellist)
piano [Blüthner piano] and piano [Bösendorfer piano]:
Simon Jeffes
viola:
Geoffrey Richardson
violin:
Elizabeth Perry (violinist) and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
violin [harmony]:
Bob Loveday
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe
mixed at:
Jam Studios in Islington, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Oscar Tango
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:15
14Sketch
recording of:
Sketch
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:18
15Giles Farnaby's Dream
recording of:
Giles Farnaby's Dream
composer:
Giles Farnaby (English renaissance and baroque composer)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
5:25
16Perpetuum Mobile (live)
live recording of:
Perpetuum mobile
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:42
17Surface Tension (live)
live recording of:
Surface Tension
composer:
Simon Jeffes
2:10
CD 3: Live in London, 9 July 1987
#TitleRatingLength
1Dirt
recording of:
Dirt
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:27
2Yodel 1
recording of:
Yodel 1
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:46
3Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter
recording of:
Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
is based on:
Nhemamusasa
2:16
4In the Back of a Taxi
recording of:
In the Back of a Taxi
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:55
5Southern Jukebox Music
recording of:
Southern Jukebox Music
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:54
6Numbers 1-4
recording of:
Numbers 1 to 4
composer:
Simon Jeffes
7:45
7Telephone and Rubber Band4:08
8Air
recording of:
Air
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:03
9Paul's Dance
recording of:
Paul's Dance
composer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
2:19
10Oscar Tango
recording of:
Oscar Tango
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:19
11Music for a Found Harmonium
recording of:
Music for a Found Harmonium
composer:
Simon Jeffes
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) and Penguin Cafe
3:16
12Isle of View (Music for Helicopter Pilots)4:42
CD 4
#TitleRatingLength
1Air à Danser (live)
live recording of:
Air à Danser
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:25
2Beanfields (live)
live recording of:
Beanfields
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:37
3Music for a Found Harmonium (live)
live recording of:
Music for a Found Harmonium
composer:
Simon Jeffes
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) and Penguin Cafe
2:51
4Lifeboat (Lover's Rock) (live)
live recording of:
Lifeboat (Lovers Rock)
composer:
Simon Jeffes
6:52
5Steady State (live)
live recording of:
Steady State
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:18
6Scherzo and Trio
recording of:
Scherzo and Trio
composer:
Simon Jeffes
6:52
7Nothing Really Blue
recording of:
Nothing Really Blue
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:16
8Cage Dead
recording of:
Cage Dead
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:37
9Vega
recording of:
Vega
composer:
Simon Jeffes
10:20
10Another One from Porlock2:59
11Pythagoras on the Line
recording of:
Pythagoras on the Line
composer:
Simon Jeffes
1:52
12Kora Kora
recording of:
Kora Kora
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:05
13Red Shorts
recording of:
Red Shorts
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:08
14Passing Through
recording of:
Passing Through
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:23

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