Battle Of The Birds: A Celtic Tale

Artist: Anthony Phillips And Harry Williamson With Didier Malherbe Narrated By Gilli Smyth
Label: Blueprint (Voiceprint)
Catalog#: BP359CD
Format: CD
Country: United Kingdom
Released: 2004-01-12
1 The Wren And The Raven 2:52
2 Raven Flight 3:08
3 The Magic Bundle 4:51
4 The Promise 3:06
5 The First Test 3:33
6 The Second Test 4:26
7 Wed The Giants Daughter 2:34
8 The First Spell 3:54
9 The Last Spell 2:22
10 From Rags To Riches 6:26
11 Auburn Mary 3:08

Vocals - Claire Jones

12 The Choice 2:14
13 Sombre 1:19
14 Flight 3:09
15 Twilight 3:48

Acoustic Guitar - Yan Emeric Vagh
Bass - Hugh Hopper
Drums [Paper] - Guy Evans
Flute [Solo For The Crystal Tree] - John Hackett
Flute, Piccolo Flute, Saxophone - Didier Malherbe
Music By, Guitar [Six-string], Twelve-string Guitar - Anthony Phillips
Music By, Guitar [Six-string], Twelve-string Guitar, Voice Actor [The Raven, The First King's Son] - Harry Williamson
Narrator, Voice Actor [Auburn Mary] - Gilli Smyth
Oboe - Simon Phillips
Producer - Harry Williamson
Producer [Assisted By] - Gilli Smyth
Remix - Harry Williamson
Remix [Assisted By] - Gilli Smyth
Violin, Cello - Carl (24)
Violin, Cello - Dorothy
Voice Actor [The Cook's Son, Mice & The Hoodies] - Bee Williamson
Voice Actor [The First Queen] - Tasmin Smyth
Voice Actor [The Giant & Guest] - Dave The Wave
Voice Actor [The Guests At The Party] - Everyone Around
Voice Actor [The Mouse & The Hoodies] - Orlando Allen
Voice Actor [The Second Young Son & The Hoodies] - Taliesin Allen
Voice Actor [The Shoemaker's Wife] - Helen (24)
Voice Actor [The Shoemaker] - Aardvaark


Recorded 1976-1978, Send Barnes, Surrey (recordings on 4 track masters).
1981, Ox's Cross, Devon (4 track masters onto 8 track and additional recordings).
Tracks 13-15 are instrumental mixes of three of the pieces used as the backing for the story and were not featured on the original cassette release.

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