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12/01/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 January 2013

Robbie Shepherd brings to you the very best of Scottish Traditional music and song. It's the West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band lead by Andrew Knight that provide the dance music session. Dancer John Caskie joins Robbie as guest chatting about his latest book of dances. We enjoy tracks from new release, Marie Fielding and Alasdair MacDonald.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    Andrew Knight - Fiddle
    Richard Ross - Accordion
    Karen Higgins - Accordion
    Russell Hunter - Piano
    George McLeod - Drums
    John Delaney - Bass

  • West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band

    West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band

  • Take the Floor - Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Polka
    a. The Primrose Polka (Bobby Brown)
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Mormond Braes
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Alastair Mcdonald
    CD: Mirk and Melody
    LABEL/CAT NR: Corban Records – CBNCD 046

    TITLE: Grand March
    a. John C. Muir [Douglas Muir]
    b. Alexander Hughes [Richard Hughes]
    c. Eric and Elsie Goodfellow’s Silver Wedding March [John Burns]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: The Hogmanay Jig 8x32
    a. Original [Andrew Rankine]
    b. The Bannet Stane [Rob Gordon]
    c. Mr and Mrs Mac Rogerson [Iain MacPhail]
    d. Maidens [Andrew Rankine]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: St Bernard’s Waltz
    a. The Boys of the Mhairi L [Ewan McGowan]
    b. The Heroes of Longhope [Ronnie Aim]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Trip to Bavaria 4x32 Reel
    a. Original Tune – Remarts of Hertford [Hamish Menzies]
    b. Traditional Reel [arr. West Telferton]
    c. The Belfast Reel [Trad arr. West Telferton]
    d. Forgan Bank [David Findlay]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Dunoon Barn Dance
    a. John MacFadyen of Melfort [John MacColl]
    b. The Sprig of Ivy [Lieut. Bruce Seton]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    a. D. Morrison’s Seven Thistles [J. Scott Skinner]
    b. Barbara Bane of New Deer [Lindsay Ross]
    c. D. Morrison’s Seven Thistles
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording =

    TITLE: Slow Air and Hornpipe
    a. Southdean [Alan Johnston]
    b. The Streaker [Alan Johnston]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Moving Cloud 8x32 Reel
    a. Original
    b. The Pumpkin’s Fancy [PM Terry Tully]
    c. The Devil’s Staircase [PM Robert Mathieson]
    d. Mozart on the Rampage [D.A. Barnes]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: Over The Rainbow
    TRK: 3
    ARTIST: Eva Cassidy
    EP: The Eva Cassidy Collection
    LABEL/CAT NR: PROMO 7

    TITLE: Tuttle’s Reels
    Tuttle’s / Beck’s Verandah / Moy Cottage Reel
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Marie Fielding / Tom Orr / Donogh Hennessy
    CD: An Tra
    LABEL/CAT NR: Rumford Records – RUMFORDCD02

    TITLE: March, Strathspey and Reel
    Bonnie Ann / The Laird O’ Drumblair / The Mason’s Apron
    TRK: 11
    ARTIST: Will Starr
    CD: The Early Years
    LABEL/CAT NR: Ross Records – CDGR 183

    TITLE: Boston Twostep
    a. Alan and Fiona’s Wedding [Gordon Jamieson]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gaelic Waltz
    a. Lonely Ben More [Calum MacLean]
    b. The Sound of Mull [Richard Hughes]
    c. Caroline’s Conkers [Richard Ross]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    a. Lilly Long-Wades Welcome to Inverness [Robert Meldrum]
    b. Lady Dorothea Stewart-Murray’s Wedding March [Aeneas Rose]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Napier’s Index 4x40 Jig
    a. Original – Juniper Jig [Charlie Sheritt]
    b. Thornton Glen [David Patrick]
    c. G.B. Bell’s Fancy [George Bell]
    d. Elizabeth Adair [Angus Fitchet]
    ARTIST: West Telferton Caledonian Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Chairlie O Chairlie
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Alastair Mcdonald
    CD: Mirk and Melody
    LABEL/CAT NR: Corban Records – CBNCD 046

    TITLE: Banjo Reels
    The Millhouse / da Grocer / Eillott’s Welcome
    TRK: 5
    ARTIST: Marie Fielding / Tom Orr / Donogh Hennessy
    CD: An Tra
    LABEL/CAT NR: Rumford Records – RUMFORDCD02

    TITLE: Jigs
    The Ferry / The Cornerhouse Jig / Balcomie House / The Dandy Dancer
    TRK: 12
    ARTIST: Simon Howie Scottish Dance Band
    CD: Dark Island
    LABEL/CAT NR: Shielburn / SHEL CD 022

    TITLE: St Bernard’s Waltz
    Life in the Finland Woods / The Saturday Waltz
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Gordon Pattullo’s Ceilidh Band
    CD: Ceilidh Dance Party
    LABEL/CAT NR: Grasmere / GRCD 88

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    The Sweet Maid of Mull / 10th H.L.I Crossing the Rhine
    TRK: 9
    ARTIST: Robert Whitehead and the Danelaw Country Dance Band
    CD: the Shetland Fisherman’s Backstep
    LABEL/CAT NR: Danelaw Records / DLR D1

    TITLE: The Rowan Tree
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Jean Redpath
    CD: Will Ye No Come Back Again ?
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 334

    TITLE: Virginia Reel
    Flowers of Edinbrugh / Lass O’ Paties Mill / Far Frae Hame /
    Capt J Peterson of Melby / Robertson’s Hornpipe /
    Andy Broon’s Reel / The Doon Hingin; Tie / Jack Daniels Reel
    TRK: 11
    ARTIST: Ian Muir Scottish Dance Band
    CD: An Evening With Friends Volume Three
    LABEL/CAT NR: NORCD0104

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