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Quicksilver; Video and Audio
       
Scroll down to find some video and audio clips of Quicksilver in action at a selection of barn dances, ceilidhs and Burns Nights
   
       
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        Here we are with Clare Lindley calling  
 
SOMERSET POLKA
Three polkas, the first one written by Chris, and the other two traditional English. On this track we are joined by Andy Dewar on drums
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SELLINGER'S ROUND
This starts with just the accordion, and gradually builds up. This gives you an idea of the different range of sounds and sizes of band that we can offer
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THE BANKS OF LOUGH GOWNA

A gentle Irish jig- the kind of thing we might play for a break between dances

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CHEYENNE

For the dance La Russe we sometimes play this Bill Monroe tune Cheyenne, in "Jazzgrass" style. This live track features Richard Bolton on guitar.

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JUICE OF THE BARLEY
A rollicking old English jig
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DOMINO

A lovely French waltz, played in gypsy jazz style: this one features Richard Bolton on acoustic guitar.

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FULL METAL MAYPOLE

If you like your folk heavy and rocking a la 1970's, this is one for you. Chris on fiddle duels at the end with guitarist Graeme Taylor, best known for his work with Home Service and Gryphon

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      Here Clare is calling the dance "buttered peas"  
       
         
      Here Mike takes over the calling:  
       
           
        Here we're joined by Ken Bartels on piano for a Burns Night dance  
           
           
        Here's a larger version of the band, with caller Andrew Swaine  
           
        And here's a smaller version, with Mike calling, and Chris Sadler on guitar