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  1. If it helps ... here it is in G with a link to a U-tube rendition. Becalmed.pdf Becalmed U-tube Jake
  2. If any one wants to bid its here ... https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/martin-and-pole/catalogue-id-srma10101/lot-a5b95e01-7a0d-4243-97f5-ac2a00edc6d2 the sale is on the 9th September & the current bid is ..... Wait for it!!! ....... £180 In contrast here is a 55 key Jeffries Crane system ... https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/rogersjones/catalogue-id-rogers10298/lot-fdb33d17-930b-44d5-9fae-ac2200b45020 opening bid ... £1,200 Jake
  3. Rambling around the big wide Web, as I do in my idle moments I came across this, ... Melophone A quaint development of the free reed?? Jake P.S. Now that I've had time to search I see that it has been discussed previously.
  4. As I voyaged across the internet today I came across these two U-tube clips of a reedless chemnitzer concertina. Made by Nathan Neuman, played here ... by Gary Brueggen and his Ridgeland Dutchmen band. Also here ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHgCf83Ys0U I didn't have the time to do any serious digging to find out more information. regards Jake
  5. A bit more digging reveals that SPENCE LEES was a Music Hall Owner, Character Actor, Comic and Photographer, in DOUGLAS Isle of Man. See here at page 93 ... https://www.manxmusic.com/media/Learn Songs/PEEPS INTO THE PAST - MUSIC COMPLETE.pdf Oh, there is a picture of him!! regards Jake
  6. Well, a research challenge always did get me interested now that "social separation" has left me to my own devices.!! An Isle of Man website has a list of photographers active on the island from which the entry for SPENCE LEES reads ... Lees Spence(r) 1887: Loch Parade (in street directory at Sea terminal end - no number given Lees, Spencer, Photographer) 1889: Regent St Douglas, and Shaw St, Liverpool [not found in Liverpool Directories - only photographers in Shaw St were MacMahon & Co [1887-1888] and John W. Walmsley [1891] 1894: Regent-street In an Ad
  7. Thanks Mike ... I made a search but couldn't find any contacts. Robin ... thanks for the PDF. I did find an ABC transcription on Melodeon.net which gave me something to work on but I never would have found that sneaky bar of 3/2!! Also, I find 7 bars in the B part a little unsettling. regards Jake
  8. In another thread Bill N wrote .... " Posted Friday at 12:17 AM Snip, ... Snip, ...... I'm enjoying playing this and other recently composed pieces in the tradition (Mrs. Saggs & Polpero Bay for instance) that make one stretch a bit compared to some of the more straight-forward tunes in the traditional repertoire." Mrs SAGGS I have already but the reference to POLPERRO BAY intrigued me so I searched it out and listened to it on sound cloud here : ... Polperro Bay I rather liked it, so can anyone direct me towards th
  9. Hi Petey, welcome to Concertina.net. I think AMMOON is the retailer not the make of concertina. Is this what you purchased?? ..... https://www.amazon.co.uk/ammoon-Concertina-20-Button-Anglo-Style/dp/B01G52W0OU Jake
  10. Hi "Grabman" You don't say if you are Anglo or English. ... It makes a difference! Me, I'm anglo. I run an easy/slow session for all instruments, playing from the dots and meeting weekly on Tuesday evenings, 20:30, at the TIGER INN, Lairgate, Beverley. .. except the first Tuesday of the month when the MG car club have the room. However, on Tuesday 03rd December we are meeting in the front poolroom of the MONKSWALK, Highgate, Beverley, 20:00 onwards and there'll be no more sessions until 07th January. (The TIGER has too many xmas meals booked.)
  11. My preferred product is a mink oil paste available here :- Tandy Leather Jake
  12. Here from "Sea of Thieves" is the ABC to "Becalmed" ..... X:1 T:Becalmed from "Sea of Thieves." C:A computer game for pirates!! – Composed by Robin Beanland & transcribed by Josh McGraw. M:3/4 L:1/8 K:Gmaj "Becalmed"A,2 | D4E2 | F4A2 | G4FE | F4A2 | G2F3E | F4D2 | (B,6 | B,4) D2 | A,4D2 | F4A2 | B4A2 |! (F4F)A | B4A2 | F4D2 | (E6 | E2)z2EF | G6 | (F4F)D | B,2(D4 | D6) | G6 | F4D2 | (E6 | E4)A,2 |! D4E2 | F4A2 | B4A2 | (F4F)D | E2F2G2 | F3G/F/E2 | (D6 | D4) FA | d2^c2A2 | F2(A4 | A6 |! A4)FA | GFE2D2 | B,2(A,4 | A,6) | (A,4A,)A, | D2D
  13. It looks to me as if the original insert has pulled out! How is the other side fixed?? In order for the replacement insert to be secure you may need to fill the hole & re-drill for the new insert Jake
  14. Brilliant playing & a brilliant introduction to the English concertina, .... BUT Did you notice the unusual way he holds it?? Most players of the EC that I know hold it with the rows of buttons horizontal, thumb in the strap & little finger on the rest. With Simon, the strap quite loose on his thumb and has been adjusted & re-fixed with a slight twist, the concertina is rotated so that the buttons slant upwards at 45 degrees and I didn't see him use his little finger at all! Jake
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