A History

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Tracklist

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CD 1: A History: CD1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Music for a Found Harmonium
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
bass guitar [bass]:
Kuma Harada
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
Penguin Cafe Orchestra3:40
2Penguin Café Single
recording of:
Penguin Café Single
composer:
Simon Jeffes, Helen Liebmann (cellist), Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist) and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
Penguin Cafe Orchestra6:16
3From the Colonies
recording of:
From the Colonies
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra1:40
4Giles Farnaby's Dream
recording of:
Giles Farnaby's Dream
composer:
Giles Farnaby (English renaissance and baroque composer)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra2:19
5Pigtail
recording of:
Pigtail
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra2:45
6Hugebaby
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)
Penguin Cafe Orchestra4:50
7Yodel 1
recording of:
Yodel 1
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra4:14
8Surface Tension
producer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
mixer:
Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
bass, cuatro [quatro], effects [ring modulator], electric piano, guitar, other instruments [cheng], spinet, ukulele [ukelele] and other vocals [mouth percussion]:
Simon Jeffes
cello:
Helen Liebmann (cellist)
viola and violin:
Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
vocals:
Emily Young
recording of:
Surface Tension
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra2:24
9Chartered Flight
recording of:
Chartered Flight
composer:
Simon Jeffes, Helen Liebmann (cellist), Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist) and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
Penguin Cafe Orchestra6:43
10Cutting 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
Penguin Cafe Orchestra3:10
11Pythagoras' Trousers
recording of:
Pythagoras' Trousers
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra3:21
12Heartwind
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
bass, electric guitar and tin whistle [penny whistle]:
Geoffrey Richardson
piano and ukulele:
Simon Jeffes
recording of:
Heartwind
composer:
Simon Jeffes and Ryuichi Sakamoto (Japanese composer, pianist, singer, songwriter)
Penguin Cafe Orchestra4:11
13Yodel 2
recording of:
Yodel 2
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra4:37
14Salty Bean Fumble
recording of:
Salty Bean Fumble
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra2:13
15The Ecstasy of Dancing FleasPenguin Cafe Orchestra4:03
16Walk 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.
Penguin Cafe Orchestra3:04
17Meditation Rag
recording of:
Meditation Rag
writer:
Simon Jeffes
Simon Jeffes2:21
18The Toy
recording of:
The Toy
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra4:29
19Numbers 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
Penguin Cafe Orchestra6:43
20Salty 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
Penguin Cafe Orchestra2:23
21Telephone and Rubber Band
producer:
Simon Jeffes
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe (from 1977 until 1980)
mixed at:
Farmyard Studios in Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Telephone and Rubber Band
composer:
Simon Jeffes
Penguin Cafe Orchestra42:29
CD 2: A History: CD2
#TitleRatingLength
1Prelude and Yodel3:53
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
3:59
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
3:22
5Music by Numbers4:43
6Another One From the Colonies3:07
7Giles Farnaby's Dream (live)
live recording of:
Giles Farnaby's Dream
composer:
Giles Farnaby (English renaissance and baroque composer)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
4:06
8Air
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
electric violin:
Marcus Beale
recording of:
Air
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:22
9Isle of View (Music for Helicopter Pilots)4:21
10Now Nothing
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
piano:
Simon Jeffes
recording of:
Now Nothing
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:00
11Beanfields4:26
12Numbers 1-4
producer:
Simon Jeffes
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe (from 1977 until 1980)
mixed at:
Farmyard Studios in Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Numbers 1 to 4
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3.66:54
13Southern 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
4:38
14Horns 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
4:36
15Oscar 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
3:14
16Steady State
recording of:
Steady State
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:36
17Surface Tension (live)
live recording of:
Surface Tension
composer:
Simon Jeffes
2:11
18Perpetuum Mobile (live)
live recording of:
Perpetuum mobile
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:42
19Giles Farnaby's Dream (live)
live recording of:
Giles Farnaby's Dream
composer:
Giles Farnaby (English renaissance and baroque composer)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
5:25
CD 3: A History: CD3
#TitleRatingLength
1Air À Danser
recording of:
Air à Danser
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:35
2Dirt (live)
live recording of:
Dirt
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:29
3Beanfields (live)
live recording of:
Beanfields
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:33
4Prelude and Yodel (live)
live recording of:
Prelude and Yodel
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:15
5Paul's Dance (live)
live recording of:
Paul's Dance
composer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
2:21
6Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter (live)
live recording of:
Cutting Branches for a Temporary Shelter
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Simon Jeffes
is based on:
Nhemamusasa
2:18
7In the Back of a Taxi (live)
live recording of:
In the Back of a Taxi
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:57
8Southern Jukebox Music (live)
live recording of:
Southern Jukebox Music
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:56
9Numbers 1-4 (live)
live recording of:
Numbers 1 to 4
composer:
Simon Jeffes
7:47
10Telephone and Rubber Band (live)
live recording of:
Telephone and Rubber Band
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:10
11Perpetuum Mobile
producer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
mixer:
Ian Morais
analog synthesizer [Prophet V], membranophone [drum] and piano [Bösendorfer piano]:
Simon Jeffes
cello [cellos]:
Helen Liebmann (cellist)
violin:
Elizabeth Perry (violinist), Bob Loveday and Gavyn Wright (UK violinist)
recorded at:
Penguin Cafe
mixed at:
Jam Studios in Islington, London (Greater London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Perpetuum mobile
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:33
12Air (live)
live recording of:
Air
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:05
13From the Colonies (live)
live recording of:
From the Colonies
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:23
14Oscar Tango (live)
live recording of:
Oscar Tango
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:19
15Music 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
3:17
16Isle of View (Music for Helicopter Pilots) (live)4:45
17Yodel 2 (live)
live recording of:
Yodel 2
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:01
18Rosasolis
recording of:
Rosasolis
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:19
CD 4: A History: CD4
#TitleRatingLength
1White Mischief
recording engineer:
Ian Morais
producer:
Simon Jeffes
piano:
Simon Jeffes
recording of:
White Mischief
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:50
2Paul's Dance
recording of:
Paul's Dance
composer:
Simon Jeffes and Steve Nye (producer, engineer and pianist)
1:46
3Air À Danser (live)
live recording of:
Air à Danser
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:30
4Lifeboat (Lover's Rock) (live)
live recording of:
Lifeboat (Lovers Rock)
composer:
Simon Jeffes
6:51
5Steady State (live)
live recording of:
Steady State
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:20
6Scherzo and Trio
recording of:
Scherzo and Trio
composer:
Simon Jeffes
6:54
7Nothing Really Blue
recording of:
Nothing Really Blue
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:15
8Cage Dead
recording of:
Cage Dead
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:37
9Vega
recording of:
Vega
composer:
Simon Jeffes
10:20
10Organum
recording of:
Organum
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:52
11Another One From Porlock2:59
12Pythagoras on the Line
recording of:
Pythagoras on the Line
composer:
Simon Jeffes
1:53
13Kora Kora
recording of:
Kora Kora
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:07
14Red Shorts
recording of:
Red Shorts
composer:
Simon Jeffes
4:10
15Passing Through
recording of:
Passing Through
composer:
Simon Jeffes
5:26
16Lullaby
recording of:
Lullaby
composer:
Simon Jeffes
3:59

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ASIN:UK: B0055WXX66 [info]