Celtic Instrumentals is a compilation of instrumentals recorded on previous Rawlins Cross recordings. It also features four new tracks.
released April 29, 1997
Rawlins Cross is:
Dave Panting: guitars, mandolin
Ian McKinnon: highland bagpipes, tin whistles, bodhran, trumpet
Geoff Panting: accordions, keyboards
Brian Bourne: bass, Chapman Stick
Howie Southwood: drums
Joey Kitson: vocalist extraordinaire (absent from this recording for obvious reasons)
Tom Roach: drums on "O'Neil's March," "Israel Got a Rabbit" and "The Memory Waltz"
Catherine McKinnon: fiddle on "MacPherson's Lament"
Allan MacKenzie, John MacLean and Jack MacLean: highland bagpipes on "MacPherson's Lament"
Natalie MacMaster: fiddle on "Main Nighean Alasdair"
Tracks 3, 6, 7 are from the album "Crossing the Border" recorded by Howard England at Salter Street Studio, Halifax, NS, 1992.
Tracks 1, 4 are from the album "Reel 'n' Roll" recorded by Hayward Parrott at Solar Audio, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1993.
Tracks 2, 11 are from the album "Living River" recorded by Chad Irschick at Inception Sound, Toronto, Ontario, 1995. "Little Sara/Jessie's Jig" remixed by Chad Irschick and Geoff Panting at Inception Sound December, 1996.
Tracks 5, 8, 9, 10 were recorded especially for this album by Chad Irschick at Inception Sound, October, 1996 and mixed by Chad Irschick and Geoff Panting at Inception in December of 1996.