Produced by Diane Bardwell & Larry Anschell

Recorded & Mixed by Larry Anschell
at Turtle Recording Studios, White Rock, BC

‘This The Open Ground’ arranged, produced
and instruments recorded by Kirby Shelstad, Nashville, TN

All lyrics written by Robert Augustus Masters,
All music composed by Diane Bardwell
(except ‘I Come To You’ - music by Varon Thomas & Diane Bardwell)

Nature photographs by Jack Leishman, Northwest Creatives Cover portraits by Reinier deSmit,


Diane Bardwell Lead and harmony vocals
Darryl Havers keyboards
Tim Porter guitar
Goby Catt bass
Kirk Elliott violin, Irish flute, penny whistle
Alison Vardy celtic harp
Sam Levine native american flute
Ed Johnson djembe on ‘Take Me’
Kirby Shelstad cymbals, conga, shakers, thunder tubes; ashiko, talking, bali,
frame and electronic drums; keyboards on ‘This The Open Ground’

String Quartet

Evelyn Creaser violin
Patricia Armstrong violin
Marie Claude Brunet viola
Harold Birston cello
Doug Balfour string arrangements/conducter