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3.86 | 5 ratings | 1 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1970

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Medley: Trotto, Saltarello (2:34)
2. Medley: Lamento Di Tristan, La Rotta (2:58)
3. Medley: Veri Floris, Triple Ballade (2:44)
4. Medley: Bransle Gay, Bransle De Bourgogne (2:51)
5. Medley: Alman, Melancholy Galliard (4:41)
6. Sarabande (2:45)
7. The Lady and the Unicorn (3:28)
8. Medley: My Johnny Was a Shoemaker, Westron Wynde, Scarborough Fair (13:07)

Total Time 35:08

Bonus tracks on 2003 remaster:
9. My Johnny Was a Shoemaker (vocal) (2:47)
10. Pentangle - Three Dances (medley): a) Brentzel Gay b) La Rotta c) The Earle of Salisbury (4:38)

Line-up / Musicians

- John Renbourn / acoustic guitar, sitar (2)

- Lea Nicholson / concertina (5)
- Ray Warleigh / flute (3,4)
- Tony Roberts / flute (8)
- Dave Swarbrick / violin (3,4)
- Don Harper / viola (8)
- Terry Cox / hand drum & glockenspiel (2)

Releases information

Artwork: Taken from The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry.

LP Transatlantic Records ‎- TRA 224 (1970, UK)

CD Shanachie ‎- 97022 (1992, US) Remastered by Robert Vosgien
CD Castle Music ‎- CMRCD 625 (2003, UK) Remastered with 2 bonus tracks

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4 stars John Renbourn's forth acoustic solo album and first real foray into pre Classical and pre Baroque instrumental music was quite an eye opener when it was first released in 1970 and was credited, either rightly or wrongly, with helping start up the genre known as "Early Music" in the UK. Unlike Re ... (read more)

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