Ebb & Flow
Elphin are a dynamic folk band who specialise in traditional music from the British Isles. From lively reels, to beautiful slow airs and songs our repertoire draws on material from all over the UK from Shetland to Somerset. Alongside our traditional repertoire Elphin perform original material by band members. 1. The Little Things are Changing Original music by Danielle Ballantine, Lyrics by Miranda Keeling & D. Ballantine 2007 2. Shetland Medley (Trad. Arr. Hill) A lively set of traditional folk tunes: St. Ann's Reel, Wilafjord, Sleep Sound in da Mornin', The New Rigged Ship, and Hurlock's Reel. 3. Holland Bay (Shearer, arr. Lerín) Original music by Stewart Shearer from the album Crossing Wareness. 4. Pretty Polly (Trad. Arr. Ballantine) An old English murder ballad. 5. On My Own Original music by Danielle Ballantine, Lyrics by Ballantine & Keeling 2006 6. Huntingtone Castle (Trad. Arr. Elphin) A slow air from the 18th Century Perth fiddler John Bowie. 7. The Box Set (Trad. Arr. Hill) A set of well known Irish reels: Cooley's Reel, Maid Behind the Bar, Jackie Coleman's Reel, and Drowsy Maggie. 8. Banks of Locheil (Trad. Arr. Elphin) A traditional Scottish jig, played here as a slow air. 9. Never Trust a Maid Original music by D. Ballantine 2007 10. Botany Bay (Trad. Arr. Elphin) A traditional transportation song. Danielle Ballantine - Vocals & Celtic Harp Uilleam Blacker - Guitar & Vocals Laura Hill - Recorders & Guitar Jasón Díaz Lerín - Viola & Violin Justin McDermott - Double Bass.