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Album: Natural Timbre
Artist: Steve Howe
2001 Eagle Records
CD: EAGCD166

Band members:
Steve Howe: acoustic 6 and 12 string guitar, Dobro and Hawaiian steel, mandolin, mandola and mando-cello, banjo and bass guitar, autoharp, koto, percussion
Dylan Howe: drums (1, 4, 8, 18)
Anna Palm: violin (2, 4, 6, 8)
Andrew Jackman: recorder (16), piano (16, 18), glockenspiel (18)

Arranged by Steve Howe; (1) arrangement assisted by David Biglin
Produced by Steve Howe
Mixing by Curtis Schwartz
Recorded at Langley Studios by Steve Howe

Tracks:
1. Distant Seas (6:14) [Howe]
2. Provence (3:59) [Howe]
3. Intersection Blues (2:28) [Howe]
4. Family Tree (4:29) [Howe]
5. J's Theme (3:50) [Howe]
6. In the Course of the Day (3:33) [Howe]
7. Dream River (3:58) [Howe]
8. Golden Years (4:35) [Howe]
9. The Little Galliard (1:22) [Dowland, arr. Howe]
10. Up Above Somewhere (3:55) [Howe]
11. Curls & Swirls (2:33) [Howe]
12. Pyramidology (3:06) [Howe]
13. Lost for Words (3:55) [Howe]
14. Winter (2:16) [Vivaldi, arr. Howe]
15. Solar Winds (3:54) [Howe]
16. Your Move (3:27) [Anderson]
17. Disillusion (1:40) [Squire]
18. To be Over (6:10) [Anderson/Howe/Squire/White]

Notes:  "The Little Galliard" is an arrangement of a lute piece by 17th century composter John Dowland. "Winter" is an arrangement of the 2nd movement (for violin) of Vivaldi's "Winter", from "The Four Seasons". Interestingly, "To be Over" here is credited to Anderson/Howe/Squire/White, but not Moraz.

Instrument chart:
Scharpach SKD (1, 2, 4, 8, 10, 11, 13, 17, 18)
Kohno Model 10 classical guitar (1, 2, 5, 12, 15, 18)
Martin 0018 SH (1, 7, 16-18)
Martin 0018 SH Nashville tuning (2, 4, 11, 18)
Martin 0040H Hawaiian steel (4, 17, 18)
Martin J12-65M 12 string (4, 14, 18)
Martin Style C mandolin (4, 8, 14, 18)
Tanglewood bass (1, 4, 8, 16, 18)
Koto (1)
Autoharp (1, 8)
Dobro (2, 4, 8, 11, 17, 18)
Gibson F4 mandolin (2, 4, 13, 16)
Gibson K4 mandocello (2, 11, 13, 16, 18)
Gibson H4 mandola (8, 11, 13, 16)
Gibson banjo guitar (8, 11, 18)
Gibson Country Western (3)
Gibson Steve Howe Custom (6)
Gibson F.D.H. model (7)
Louis Panormo 1836 (9)
Radiotone Alto Guitar (2)
Levin LTS5 12 string (8)
Portuguese 12 string (11, 16)

The liner notes disagree about whether the Louis Panormo is from 1836 or 1834. (HP, 25 May 01)


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