Ritchie Blackmore &
This page started on 27/6/04 - Last updated: 18 January 2015
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Chorological order starting with the oldest.
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Boots listed in RED were sourced from MP3 files.
See also: Deep Purple, & Rainbow pages for related bands
|Shadow of the Moon - 1997|
|The Secret Gig||Hotel Saray, Granada, Spain||10/12/97||AU||8||CD|
Comments: Now this is something you don't get everyday. BN were due to play a large arena on the night of 10th December 1997 but Candice came down with food poisoning so the show was cancelled. However, Ritchie and the boys then camped in the hotel bar, along with around 30 fans and played this set of anything they could think off. Thankfully, one of the 30 people there had a recorder...
Line Up: Ritchie Blackmmore - Guitar, Jessie Haynes - Guitar, Vocals (*), Mick Cervino - Bass, John O'Reilly - Percussion, Joseph James - Keyboards, Vocals (#), Various Spanish guys - All other Vocals
Track Listing: 01.Memmingen, 02.Mond Tanz, 03.Renaissance Faire (*), 04.Street Of Dreams, 05.Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (*), 06.Improvisation, 07.White Christmas, 08.Minstrel Hall, 09.That'll Be The Day (#), 10.Trad Song, 11.Ritchie's Tune, 12.Play Minstrel Play (*)
|Blackmore`s Night||Berlin Night||Passionskirche, Berlin, Germany||17/12/97||AU||8||2CD|
Blackmore - Guitars / Mandolin, Candice
Night - Vocals / Penny Whistle / Recorder, Joseph
James - Keyboards / Vocals / Recorder, Jessie
Haynes - Guitar / Vocals / Recorder, Mick
Cervino - Bass,
O. Reilly - Drums / Percussion,
Bonus Tracks Maine, Germany 11/12/97 No Second Chance, Writing on the Wall Koln, Germany - 16/12/97 Man on the Silver Mountain, Black Night
|Under a Violet Moon - 1999|
|Cambridge Theater, London, UK||25/5/00||AU/MP3||7||2CD|
Comments: Rare show from the line up that only played six times live. Sound is good although Candice appears to be whispering between the songs for some reason.
Line Up: Ritchie Blackmore - Guitars / Mandolin , Candice Night - Vocals / Penny Whistle / tambourine / castanets , Mick Cervino - Bass , Jim Hurley - violin / guitar / manolin , Marci Gellar - vocals , Albert Dannermann - Flute / Pipes / vocals , Carmine Giglio - Keyboards / Vocals , Mike Sorrentino - Drums / Percussion
Track Listing: CD1 Intro, Shadow of the Moon, Morning Star, Play Minstrel Play, Minstrel Hall, Avalon, Under a Violet Moon, Soldier of Fortune, 18th Century Greensleeves, Past Times with Good Company, No Second Chance, CD2 Mond Tanz, Catherine Howard's Fate, Renaissance Faire, Spanish Nights, Writing on the Wall, Wish You Were Here, Spirit of the Sea, Mr. Tambourine Man, I Think it's Gonna Rain Today
|Fires At Midnight - 2001|
|Blackmore's Night||Beyond the Sunset||Schoss-Burg Bolingen, Germany||25/7/02||Official||-||DVD|
|Ghost of a Rose - 2003|
|Blackmore's Night||Norway 03||Festiviteten, Hauegesund, Norway||4/6/03||Cam||8.5||DVD|
Tech - PAL, Full screen / 4:3, Dolby Digital, 132 minutes, Not Authored
Comments: Single camera shooting from the back of the balcony to the left hand side of the stage. View is mainly clear with some good mid shots of mainly Candice However, it does become obstructed towards the end of the show when those directly in front of the camera decide to stand up. Sound is mostly good but does have some crackling. Tape SNAFU after "Durch..." (no music is lost)
Line Up: Candice Night - Vocals / Penny Whistle / Tambourine / Recorder/ Shawm, Ritchie Blackmore - Guitar / Mandolin / Hurdy-Gurdy, Bard David - Keyboards / Vocals, Bob Curiano - Bass / Vocals / Guitar, Malcolm Dick - Drums / Percussion, Marnen Laibow-Koser - Violin / Flute / Recorder, Madline Posner - Vocals, Nancy Posner - Vocals
Track Listing: Cartouche, Play Minstrel Play, Under A Violet Moon, Minstrel Hall, Past Times With Good Company, Soldier Of Fortune, 16th Century Green sleeves, Diamonds And Rust, Mr. Peagram's Morris And Sword, Village On The Sand, Durch Den Wald Zum Bachhaus, Queen For A Day, Home Again, Ghost Of A Rose, Fires At Midnight, Renaissance Faire, I Still Remember, --Encore break--, Writing On The Wall (incl Burn), Difficult To Cure, Self Portrait, Rainbow Blues, Beyond The Sunset
|Beyond the Sunset - 2004|
|Blackmore's Night||Ran A Stream||Shibuya kokaido, Tokyo, Japan||23/10/04||AU||8||2CD|
Comments: Final show of the Japan tour comes complete with an Earthquake break!!!!! That stops the show for a few minutes while the equipment is checked and the band find their feet Strongly it seems to encourage the band who proceed to play a blinding show.
Line Up: Ritchie Blackmore - Guitars / Mandolin / Hurdy-Gurdy , Candice Night - Vocals / Penny Whistle / Tambourine / Recorder / Shawm , David Baranowski - Keyboards / Vocals , Malcolm Dick - Drums / Percussion , Bob Curiano - Bass / Vocals / Guitar , Tina Chancey - Violin / Recorder , Madeline Posner - Vocals, Nancy Posner - Vocals
Listing: CD1 Opening SE : Susatissimo,
Dome Epais Le Jasmin A La Rose S'Assemble , (by Sister of The Moon),
Queen For A Day
|Village Lantern - 2006|
|Blackmore's Night||Summer Christmas Eve||Burg Trausnitz, Landshut, Germany||11/8/06||AU||9||3CD|
Comments: Great relaxed, and long show at the end of which the band recorded the video for their upcoming Christmas single.
Line Up: Ritchie Blackmore - Guitars / Mandolin / Hurdy-Gurdy , Candice Night - Vocals / Penny Whistle / Tambourine / Recorder / Shawm , David Baranowski - Keyboards / Vocals, Malcolm Dick - Drums / Percussion, Bob Curiano - Bass / Vocals / Guitar, Tina Chancey - Violin / Recorder, Madeline Posner - Vocals, Nancy Posner - Vocals
Listing: CD1 (60:45) 1. Tape Intro, 2.
Waiting Just For You,
3. Past Time With Good Company,
4. Rainbow Blues,
5. Play Minstrel Play,
6. Faerie Queen - Faerie Dance,
7. Under A Violet Moon,
8. The Times They Are Changin,
9. Soldier Of Fortune,
10. Durch den Wald Zum Bachhaus,
11. World Of Stone,
12. Home Again CD2 (60:01)
1. Diamonds And Rust,
2. Mondtanz incl. Child in Time,
03. Piano Solo,
5. Guess It Doesn't Matter Anymore,
6. Woman From Tokyo Intro,
8. Renaissance Faire,
9. I Still Remember,
10. The Clock Ticks On CD 3
01. Smoke On The Water,
02. Difficult To Cure Intro,
03. St. Teresa,
04. Old Mill In (German Vsn.),
05. The Village Lanterne,
06. Midwinters Night,
07. Dandelion Wine,
08. Announcement For Video Special,
09. Christmas Eve (Playback for Video-Production),
10. Outro 00:13
|Blackmore's Night||Back Home Again||Krizanke Theatre, Ljubljana, Slovenia||22/4/07||AU/MP3||10||2CD|
Line Up: Ritchie Blackmore - Guitars / Mandolin / Hurdy-Gurdy , Candice Night - Vocals / Penny Whistle / Tambourine / Recorder / Shawm , David Baranowski - Keyboards / Vocals, Malcolm Dick - Drums / Percussion, Barry Waller - Bass / Vocals / Guitar, Madeline Posner - Vocals, Nancy Posner - Vocals
Listing: CD1 1.Past Time With Good Company,
2.Play Minstrel Play,
3.Soldier Of Fortune,
4.Durch Den Wald Zum Bach haus,
5.World Of Stone,
6.Diamonds And Rust,
7.Child In Time,
9.Minstrel Hall CD2
11.Under A Violet Moon,
12.Wind In The Willows,
|Secret Voyage - 2008/9|
|Blackmore's Night||Honeymoon in Krefeld||Krefeld, Burg Linn, Germany||19/7/09||AU||10||2CD|
Lineage: Zoom H2 recording with external Sony ECM-CS10 mic.
Comments: Very nice recording of the now married couple.
Line Up: Candice Night - Vocals, Ritchie Blackmore - Guitar etc, Elizabeth Carn - Violin, Mike Clemence - Bass etc, Malcolm Dick - Drums, Daivd Barnowski - Keyboards
Track Listing CD1 01 God Save The Keg (intro tape), 02 Locked Within The Crystal Ball, 03 Queen For A Day, 04 Under A Violet Moon, 05 Soldier Of Fortune, 06 The Temple Of The King, 07 Durch Den Wald Zum Bach Haus, 08 Introduction Of The Band, 09 Renaissance Faire , 10 World Of Stone, 11 Peasants Promise, 12 Far Far Away, 13 Toast To Tomorrow, 14 Keyboard And Drum Solo CD2 15 Ariel, 16 The Circle, 17 Diamond And Rust, 18 Home Again, 19 Drink Song, 20 ?, 21 Ghost Of A Rose, 22 Fires At Midnight, 23 ?, 24 ?
|Autumn Sky - 2011/12|
|Blackmore's Night||Moscow 2012||Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia||23/9/11||AU||9.5||2CD|
Taper: Jacob "Rocktrades"
Lineage: AT943 cardioid --> Naiant Tinybox --> Sony PCM-M10 (Line-in 24bit/48kHz) USB transfer to PC -> Adobe Audition v.3.0 (slight EQ applied, amplified, dithering to 16bit/44kHz) -> CDWave for track splits -> Flac Frontend (level 8, aligned on sector boundaries)
Line Up: Candice Night - Lead vocals, Ritchie Blackmore - acoustic & electric guitars, Bard David Of Larchmont - keyboards, Earl Grey Of Chamay - bass, mandolin, Squire Malcolm - drums, percussion, Gypsy Road - violin, The Minstrel Albert - reed instruments, bagpipes, and the Hurdy Gurdy
Track Listing CD1 (75:49), 01. Locked Within The Crystal Ball, 02. Queen For A Day, Part I, 03. Queen For A Day, Part II, 04. Under A Violet Moon, 05. Soldier Of Fortune, 06. Durch Den Wald Zum Bach Haus, 07 Band Introduction, 08 World Of Stone, 09 All The Fun Of The Fayre, 10 25 Years, 11 Diamonds And Rust, 12. Keyboard Solo, 13. Carmina Burana / Drum Solo , 14. Highland, 15. Journeyman (Vandraren) CD2 (52:46) 01. Greensleeves, 02. Barbara Allen , 03. Toast To Tomorrow, 04. The Clock Ticks On, 05. Strawberry Girl, 06. The Times They Are A-Changin', 07. Hanging Tree , 08. Home Again, - Encore - 09. Difficult to Cure (snippet) 10. St. Teresa
|Blackmore's Night||Stoudsburg 2012||The Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg, PA, USA||26/10/12||AU||10||2CD|
Lineage: CA-14 omni-directional mics -> CA-9100 pre-amp -> 6" custom GAKables mini star quad cable -> Sony PCMM10 (Line In) Transfer: Sandisk 16GB Class 4 micro mobile ultra, 24bit 96kHz -> HDD iZotope RX II Advanced (10.57 dB gain, 64 SRC, MBIT+ dither) -> CDWAV (tracking) -> TLH -> Flac level 8
Comments: Great sounding recording from the short USA tour with the band on great form, despite some technical issues that force the band from the stage for a few minutes after "Home Again" (the gap was edited out of this recording) Especially noted for being the first time in many years Ritchie plays "Smoke..." as a tribute to Jon Lord. to close a show that runs for 2.5hours.
Line Up: Ritchie Blackmore - guitars, mandolin, domra, hurdy gurdy, Candice Night - vocals, chanter, cornamuse, shawm, rauschpfeife, tambourine, Bard David of Larchmont (David Baranowski) - keyboards, Earl Grey of Chimay (Mike Clemente) - bass, mandolin, rhythm guitar , Troubadour of Aberdeen - percussion, Lady Kelly De Winter (Kelly Morris) - French horn, harmony vocals , Scarlet Fiddler - violin
Track Listing CD1 01 God Save the Keg, 02 Locked Within the Crystal Ball, 03 Queen for a Day, Part I, 04 Queen for a Day, Part II, 05 Under a Violet Moon, 06 Soldier of Fortune (Deep Purple cover), 07 Durch den Wald zum Bach Haus - Band Intros, 08 World of Stone, 09 All the Fun of the Fayre
10 Diamonds and Rust (Joan Baez cover), 11 Toast to Tomorrow, 12 Bad Romance (Lady Gaga cover), 13 Toast to Tomorrow reprise, 14 Greensleeves, 15 Peasant's Promise CD2 16 Band Solos, 17 Journeyman (Strat), 18 Loreley, 19 Difficult to Cure (Rainbow cover) (Strat), 20 Fires at Midnight, 21 Home Again (with drinking songs), --tech trouble issues --- 22 Village Lanterne , 23 The Circle (Strat), 24 Smoke On The Water, 25 Snoopy Versus The Red Baron
|Dancer and the Moon - 2014|
|Blackmore's Night||Here In The Twilight Vol1||Burg Linn, Krefeld, Germany||1/8/14||AU||9||2CD|
Comments: First show of the German tour, with the first performed version of "Carry on Jon".
Line-Up: Ritchie Blackmore – guitars, Candice Night – vocals, Bard David of Larchmont - keyboards & vocals, Lady Lynn - backing vocals & flute, Troubador of Aberdeen - drums, Scarlet Fiddler - violin, Earl Grey of Chimay - bass & guitars
Songs: CD 1: Do You Hear the People Sing? (intro), Dancer and the Moon, Darkness , Dance of the Darkness, Queen for a Day, Part II, Under a Violet Moon, Soldier of Fortune, Durch den Wald zum Bach Haus, World of Stone, All the Fun of the Fayre, All Because of You, Gilded Cage, Benzai-Ten, Shadow of the Moon, Diamonds & Rust CD 2: Toast to Tomorrow, Ghost of a Rose, Keyboard Solo, Carmina Burana, Drum Solo, The Moon Is Shining (Somewhere Over the Sea), Loreley, Difficult to Cure, St. Teresa, Home Again, Renaissance Faire, Carry on Jon, A Whiter Shade of Pale, Snoopy Outro