the flood

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An evocative and experimental soundscape for electric guitar, Yamaha CX5 and tape, recorded in 1985.
Listen to Ricky Gardiner’s signature melodic dreamscape  and atmospheric intensity. 
Running Time : 16.50
Performed and composed by Ricky Gardiner 
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Ricky Gardiner 1993 Photo Virginia A Scott

The Revox

The Flood Vintage cover Virginia Scott
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the fraserburgh negatives

In 1971 Beggars Opera spent 2 weeks in Fraserburgh rehearsing their set with the mellotron and preparing for the recording of Waters of Change at a remote farmhouse. Here are some images digitised from Colin MacFarlane’s original photographs of the people we met there at that time including band members :
Ricky Gardiner
Raymond Wilson
Virginia Scott
Martin Griffiths
Alan Park
Gordon Sellar