Buck Funk aka Lol Coxhill, alto saxophone; Veryan Weston aka Reverend Antony W. Reves, piano: West lawn dirge/ Just a closer walk with thee (07.06).
The Hot Love Band: Lol Coxhill, soprano saxophone; Alan Tomlinson, trombone; Phil Minton, trumpet; Steve Beresford, euphonium; Jac Berrocal, trumpet; Sylvia Hallett, violin; Georgie Born, cello; Susan Ferrar, violin; Mike Cooper, guitar; Peter Bennink, alto saxophone; Fred Van Hove, piano; Joëlle Léandre, double bass; Roger Turner, drums; Veryan Weston, piano; all musicians, vocals: West lawn dirge/ Just a closer walk with thee/ diversions (06.20).
Same personnel but omit Weston: Hotlavaband extensions (04.18).
Quartetto Chantenay: Lol Coxhill, sopranino saxophone; Georgie Born, cello; Joëlle Léandre, double bass; Steve Beresford, piano: Variations pour violoncelle, contrabasse, sopranino et piano (14.22).
The Recedents: Lol Coxhill, sopranino saxophone, drum machine, little synthesizer, casio organ, sound treatment, voice; Mike Cooper, guitar with treatments; Roger Turner, electonic and acoustic percussion: ...And lo! The chapel walls trembled at the voice of the mighty cuckoo (07.24).
Recorded 2 September 1983 at Chantenay-Villedieu.
Cover illustration (reproduced above) by Pierre Cornuel; photograph by Paul Spencer.