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Harry Williamson

Gypsy Suite

Blueprint BP189CD

Harry Williamson and Anthony Phillips' beautiful semi-classical Guitar Pieces. Mother Gong's Harry Williamson and Anthony Phillips - friends since the late sixties - recorded these beautiful pieces in '75 and '78. In fact their Gypsy Suite recordings resulted in them being offered a deal by Virgin's Caroline off-shoot, which they declined (how would things be if they had accepted?). The Tarka pieces are very well recorded, intimate demos of what eventually was released in it's full multi-instrumental glory in 1987. A gentle, highly evocative and richly melodic release.

Tracks: [52'26]
  • Gypsy Suite
    • Movement I - First Light [7'58]
    • Movement II - Siesta [5'11]
    • Movement III - Evening Circle [5'44]
    • Movement IV - The Crystal Ball [10'04]
  • Tarka
    • Movement I - The Early Years [8'46]
    • Movement II
      1. Streams River and Salmon Hunting [6'41]
      2. Dunes and Estuary [6'38]
      3. Moonfield (Postscript) [1'21]
  • Harry Williamson {6 String Guitar, Bass, Piano, Autoharp, Percussion, Gliss Guitar, Echoes}
  • Anthony Phillips {12 String Guitar, Piano, Synth, Organ, Percussion}