The latest installment in the May Monday series!

01 – PLANXTY PARR (Karen Tweed) / DICKEYSTOWN HOP (Francis Ward) / RUANE THE MAN (Thomas McElvogue)
02 – HELEN TURNER’S TEXTET (Karen Tweed)
03 – AMICUM (Timo Alakotila) / VÄLKE (Elina Sipilä)
04 – LOVELY LORRAINE (Karen Tweed) / ROSA KVINT (Mattias Pérez)
05 – TANGUE PURPLE (Timo Alakotila)
06 – PILVI AND ESKOS BRUDVALS (Roger Tallroth) / THE DIAMOND (Billy McComiskey) / MANUKA COTTAGE (Karen Tweed)
07 – SNOWLAKE (Karen Tweed)
08 – ROOTS (JUURET) (Timo Alakotila)
09 – TERRY’S TANGO PAINTING (Karen Tweed) / RANNALLA (Vesa Tuomi)
10 – MNÁ NA hÉIREANN (Séan Ó Riada) / RICHIE DWYER’S (A Minor) (Richard Dwyer) / TRIP TO GALWAY (Noel Sweeney) / COL SIG OF THE 2-2-6 (Eilidh Shaw)
11 – PROLAPSUS (Timo Alakotila)
12 – JILL WALDEN’S MERINGUES (Karen Tweed) / BLACK AND WHITE (Karen Tweed)
13 – TA DA TWEEDIE (Karen Tweed)

 

Midsummer May Monday

Karen Tweed, accordion

Timo Alakotila, piano

With Guest Artists/Co-Arrangers:

Ruth Dornfelt, violin (4,7,8,9,13,14,15,19,20,23)

Catriona McKay,Irish harp (5,6,12,14,16,18,19,20,21)

Timo Myllykangas, bass (4,9,14,15,18,19,20,21)

Petri Hakala, mandolin, guitar (4,8,13,14,19,20)

Speedy Saarinen, guitars (4,5,6,9,13,21)

Shanti Paul Jayasinha, trumpet, fluegelhorn (4,8,12,13,20)

Thomas McElvogue, flute (2,3,19,20) (Tom plays a Concert D flute in Pink Ivory made by Norman Holmes & Bill McNaughton and an F Prattens Perfected Blackwood Flute made by Ian Corrigan)

Felis Quartet (15)  Sirkka Kautonen, violin

Anja Syvälähde, violin

Helka Hakasalo, viola

Marion Göbel, cello

Recording/mixing: Speedy Saarinen, Mediagents, Helsinki

July, October 2016/May, June 2017

Mastering: Svante Forsbäck, Chartmakers

Arrangements: Timo Alakotila, Karen Tweed: 1-24

Producer: Timo Alakotila

Artwork: Mats Vuorenjuuri, Unikuva

Photos and additional Art Direction: Marion Göbel

Sketches: Karen Tweed

Cover Painting: Jarmo Kukkonen

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