Saturday, 30 July 2016


NEW CD!Any Little Old song Will Do

Tim and fiddler Colin Thompson have a new CD available, recorded live in the parlour at Hardy's Cottage, Bockhampton. the recording features songs and tunes played by Thomas Hardy's family on their fiddles, plus poems and some musical settings by Tim of Hardy verses.

The Cd is called Any Little Old Song Will Do, after the Hardy poem of the same name.

There are 16 tracks, including The Night of Trafalgar, the Banks of Allan water, the Red Petticoat Hornpipe and The Sun From the East. The recording also features a stunning duet on two fiddles by Colin and Ruth Thompson, and vocal harmonies from members of the Upper Longpuddle Glee club. £11.00 including p and p. email Tim on to order a copy.

Any little old song
Will do for me
Tell it of joys gone long,
Or joys to be,
Or friendly faces best
Loved to see.

Newest themes I want not
On subtle strings,
And for thrillings pant not
That new song brings:
I only need to homeliest
Of heartstirrings.

Any Little Old Song by Thomas Hardy

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