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An Ancient Cause

Originally released in 1991 by Shanachie Records, this is a remastered version of my first solo album 'An Ancient Cause'.

It also includes two bonus tracks, 'From A Lullaby Kiss'
'She Moved Through The Fair'.

Peter Knight: Violin, Viola, Banjo and Mandolin

Tim Harries: Bass, Keyboards

£12.50 + £1.50 p&p to any destination.


Track listing

1. Eb English
2. Picinc
3. Lost for Words
4. An Ancient Cause
5. Seven Dancers
6. Brackenberry Road
7. Twin Bridges
8. Mother's Day
9. Child's Play
10. Low Tide


11. From A Lullaby Kiss
12. She Moved Through The Fair

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Cobweb, Moth and Mustardseed

Specially commissioned by the
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

More information HERE

Click below for Europe and the rest of the world please.

Twenty minutes of music.
(The cost of producing a cd, is the same
regardless of the running time)


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Too Late For Shadows

'Too Late For Shadows' sees Peter departing from the classical overtones of 'Gemini Cadenza' into a personal exploration of multicultural influences. Traditional English, Irish, French, Eastern and even Aboriginal themes have been imbued with Peter's customary inventiveness and unique slant. The album features a balance of improvisation and arrangement, with the added attraction of two traditional pieces that are known and loved by Steeleye Span enthusiasts worldwide. D.W

1. The Lark In The Morning 2. Sharpe Goes Walkabout 3. Powdered Wigs And Fountains 4. The Water Carriers 5. Betsy Bell And Mary Grey 6. Lisinsky 7. Katrina Of Moorpark 8. Too Late For Shadows 9. Moulin Rogue 10. The Lark In The Morning (Reprise)

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The Gemini Cadenza

What the papers say: "A most extraordinary album…listen to this and you will almost certainly want it in your collection." Simon Brown Folk on Tap. "Distinctive and determinedly individual". Simon Jones Folk Roots. "Unplanned ego-less playing that delivers on 'The Gemini Cadenza' some of the most melodic and spiritually nourishing music of 1998." John Crosby freelance writer contributing to Q, MOJO, Folk Roots, Living Tradition and others.



1. The Gemini Cadenza 2. There's Always Tomorrow 3. The Life And Death Of Mrs. Pearson 4. Goodnight, sleep well


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Layers Of Ages

New Studio album.

Official release date May 11th 2015.

Pre order from April 1st 2015.

It has been a long time in the works, but Gigspanner’s riveting new album ‘Layers of Ages’ sees the band blowing the dust from a collection of well-worn traditional music and song to reveal authentic moments of startling originality and great has come to be expected of works originating from the Gigspanner stable.

Sound Samples HERE



1. Bows of London
2. She moved through the Fair
3. Death and the Lady
4. Mad Tom of Bedlam
5. King of the Fairies
6. Louisiana Flack
7. A week before Easter
8. Down by the Salley Gardens
9. Hard Times of old England

Total running time: 53 mins

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Doors At Eight

'Doors At Eight' is a live recording featuring material from our May 2010 UK tour. Sound samples at:


The Butterfly - Picnic - Mrs McGrath - Dave Robert's French Waltz - Two Constant Lovers - Too Late For Shadows - Sitting On Top Of The World - The Water Is Wide - Bonny Birdy - Sharp Goes Walkabout - Rolling Down The Bourne

Total running time 76.14

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Lipreading The Poet

Lipreading the Poet' was released on the 5th of November 2009. The work featured on Peter's solo Album 'Too Late for Shadows' encompassed a seam of raw material that has been mined, polished and given renewed value by Gigspanner.

Available in download and CD version

To purchase download version use link below.

To purchase CD, use 'Add To Cart' button opposite


1. The Butterfly 2. Si Beg Si Mor 3.Sharpe goes Walkabout 4.The Water Carriers 5.Rolling down the Bourne 6.Camberwell Beauty 7.Autumn Leaves 8.The Banks of the Suir Total Running Time 57 minutes





Agency/Management for Gigspanner:
Deborah Knight
Telephone Mobile: 07974 842950
For Steeleye Span contact Park Records