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John Wild

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  • Birthday 03/31/1949

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    I play English Concertina and Hayden Duet. I play solo at local folk clubs, and play in the band with Kettle Bridge Concertinas, a local small ensemble in Mid Kent. Members have mixed ability levels, some very experienced players, and some beginners.
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    Gillingham, Kent. U.K.

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  1. I remember that. The Doncaster Citadel had a quartet not a full band if I remember correctly. The lead player was Mildred Stringer. I believe she was later recorded for the ICA sound archive.
  2. The bass looks in poor condition. I am inclined to think the Salvation army would have taken more care of their instruments.
  3. Thank you so much for posting that video of David Cornell. A great musician with a great voice.
  4. Keith Kendrick is one of these rare creatures who can play Anglo AND English.
  5. This document may help. It refers to Crabb concertinas but the same principle should apply to other makes. It shows two layouts, but the note range is identical. Crabb Tenors.doc
  6. Dave Brady was mentioned in the post above. This wikipedia page tells more. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan_Arcade
  7. When I clicked on the link, I got this message: Error 404 - Not Found
  8. Not a mistake. A full explanation of the change is on the website. It seems to be more time needed to get the technical settings just right.
  9. The location is given as NewtonAbbey, which is near Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  10. The condition is stated as brand new, unused, in original packaging:- New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging is applicable). If the item comes direct from a manufacturer, it may be delivered in non-retail packaging, such as a plain or unprinted box or plastic bag.
  11. Lingus franca definitions: 1:late 17th century: from Italian, literally ‘Frankish tongue’ 2: often capitalized : a common language consisting of Italian mixed with French, Spanish, Greek, and Arabic that was formerly spoken in Mediterranean ports. 3 : any of various languages used as common or commercial tongues among peoples of diverse speech English is used as a lingua franca among many airline pilots. 🙂
  12. Remembering mode names: This was given to me in a workshop years ago: Mnemonic for Remembering Music Modes - I Don't Punch Like Muhammad Ali When I transcribe a melody I try I like to determine which of the 7 "church" modes it might be using based on the notes I am hearing. There is a mnemonic for remembering these modes - I Don't Punch Like Muhammed Ali. In other words, that's I (Ionian) Don't (Dorian) Punch (Phrygian) Like (Lydian) Muhammad (Mixolydian) A (Aeolian) li (Locrian). Since there are two modes that start with L I try and remember that Locrian comes last. Another on
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