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  1. Have you seen Paul Draper's little invention?
  2. As played in 2008 on youtube by Marien Lina, member on C.net. His comment on this tune: Blaeu gaeren en koper draet" a Dutch tune known from `Hollantsche Boerenlieties en Contredansen` part 1 (1700), also known as "la boree" or ´Bourree de la France`, It has parts in common with the english ´parsons farwell` from the Playford Dancing Master of 1653. it also has a lot in common with a melody in "Valerius´ gedenck clanck", 1625 ("hij die tot een opperheld"). It is a long time ago that melodies of existing popular street songs were used for promoting christian texts. This suggests that the song was a well known Dutch street song before 1625.
  3. Beautiful instrument indeed!
  4. Her name is Pauline de Snoo. https://www.concertina.nl/en/index.php
  5. Unless rcr27 was thinking about wriststraps, like in Mudchutney's pictures.
  6. I made a less elaborated version years ago, which I use as my Whatsapp signature: {::} }}}} }
  7. I see. Thanks. So the left thumb button does play a note? Or two I suppose, one on the push, one on the pull?
  8. Please explain for an ignorant EC player: I see 18+1 buttons on the left and 19+1 on the right side. For me this makes 37 or 39, but never 38. Or am I missing something?
  9. John Kirkpatrick. See C.net event calendar: https://www.concertina.net/forums/index.php?/calendar/event/239-anglo-workshop-weekend-in-shropshire-with-john-kirkpatrick/
  10. Mon epouse = my husband 😋
  11. #28790 is a Baritone (model 20a), not a Tenor-Treble (model 19). See the pricelist from that period: http://www.concertina.com/pricelists/wheatstone-english/Wh-Pricelist-Eng-c1918.pdf
  12. http://www.concertina.com/eydmann/thoumire-technique/index.htm Simon's own comment on the subject in 2005.
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