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Concertina part-playing sessions, Whitby Folk Week 2019

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Bryan Creer & Valmai Goodyear are running concertina part-playing sessions at Whitby Folk Week, 17-23 August this year. We haven't had the timetable yet but Bryan's put the music up on the Spare Parts Band website http://www.sparepartsband.co.uk/SPTunes.php. You can download it in midi, pdf and Noteworthy Composer form. The arrangements will suit any melody instrument.. Feel free to have a go at them whether you are coming to Folk Week or not. The tunes are:
Calum's Road
Hereford Hornpipe STB 7
I'll Touzle Your Kurchy
One More Dance and Then
Strily Vale
This My Lady with extra part STB 42
Tub Hornpipe
Twelfth Eve (Playford 501)

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Take a look at the Barleycorn trade stand the new Blackbird Anglo will be on display

Aimed primarily at Beginnings and improving players

its the best concertina we have seen at this price point.

Have a try and let us know what you think as I’m sure you will 

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We've now got the timetable. Any melody instrument is welcome:

 

Bryan Creer & Valmai Goodyear are running concertina - and any melody instrument - part-playing sessions at Whitby Folk Week in the First In Last Out. The timetable is below. Bryan's put the music up on the Spare Parts Band website http://www.sparepartsband.co.uk/SPTunes.php. You can download it in midi, pdf and Noteworthy Composer form. The arrangements will suit any melody instrument.. Feel free to have a go at them whether you are coming to Folk Week or not.
We have five practice sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. all at 11.30 - 12.50 in the First In Last Out. We expect to be taking two sets of the arranged tunes we've worked on to the final workshop concert on Friday in the Spa Pavilion Hall ( - event 597). These are Hereford Hornpipe (Sussex Tune Book 7)/Tub Hornpipe and Calum's Road/Strily Vale.

To provide variety we'll also play an extra, easier arrangement each day but we're not aiming to get those ready for performance unless people particularly want to do them.
The practice schedule we be as follows -
Monday - event 175
Hereford Hornpipe (Sussex Tune Book 7)/Tub Hornpipe
Additional tune: Twelfth Eve (Playford 501)

Tuesday - event 280
Calum's Road/Strily Vale
Additional tune: I'll Touzle Your Kurchy

Wednesday - event 384
Hereford Hornpipe (Sussex Tune Book 7)/Tub Hornpipe
Additional tune: This My Lady with extra part (Sussex Tune Book 42)

Thursday - event 481
Calum's Road/Strily Vale
Additional tune: One More Dance and Then

Friday - event 579
Both pairs in preparation for the workshop showcase concert in the afternoon
Calum's Road/Strily Vale
Hereford Hornpipe (Sussex Tune Book 7)/Tub Hornpipe

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