Dorset Dialect Poems of William Barnes 1801-1886
THE YEAR CLOCK
Various Artists including Tim Laycock
39 tracks 118 minutes 2001
Features the rich Dorset voices of Charlie Andrews, Ethel Gumbleton, Frank Hilliar, Margaret Knott, Tim Laycock and David Strawbridge
New Double CD release incorporating poems by William Barnes previously released on Lydlinch Bells and Blackmwore by the Stour, with additional readings and new musical settings by Tim Laycock and the New Scorpion Band.
Released in the bicentennial year of Barnes' birth, these CDs with illustrated booklet are a great introduction to the Dorset dialect poems of William Barnes.
Music by Jimmy Cooper, Nick Crump, John Holman, Robin Jeffrey, Sharon Lindo, the New Scorpion Band and John Timpany.
"William Barnes' wonderful dialect poems lifted from the page and brought to life in the rich Dorset accents that Barnes so cherished..."
Blackmore Vale Magazine