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Another schottisch, another tune from a signalbox…
Here are two slower tunes, of a slightly lugubrious nature, that might do well for step-hop dances.
Here are a couple of jigs that I came up with at the start of May 2021. They were prompted by playing Philippe Plard’s wonderful jig, Zelda, which was tune of the week for the Tunesday Tuesdays group on Facebook.
My first schottiche, my first tune named after a pub and (therefore?) my first real success. It was also one of the first tunes I invented on my Wheatstone Aeola concertina. This tune was named after the place where I … Continue reading
Here’s another schottische named after a pub. In this case it’s The Cherry Tree in Steventon, Oxon. This was the home of the “mostly English” session, held on the 3rd Sunday of each month, from 2000 until 2017.
Here’s a weird little 5-time waltz for Christmas. The beat is 1-2, 1-2-3.
A simple schottiche composed during a holiday in the Vendee, in the picturesque fortified village of Vouvant. Easter 2018
An English (or “three-two”) hornpipe written as a birthday present for Dick Wolff, November 2002. Dick chose the title himself.
A 3/2 hornpipe written as a leaving present for Nadine and Ian White when they moved from Drayton in Oxfordshire to Whithorn in Galloway.
An English or “three-two” hornpipe. I attempted to pass this off at a session as an early 18th century tune, saying I thought it was written “between about 1700 and 1730” but was rumbled immediately.