ICA AGM 2017 hosted by West Midlands Concertinas

Please join us for the ICA AGM on Saturday 22nd April 2017

22 April 2017 at 10:00–19:00

Wesley Methodist Church Mount Pleasant, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, DY5 2YN

Preceded by a Shropshire Tunes Workshop with John Kirkpatrick
After the AGM John will give us a concert supported by Jackie Gribble & John Williams

Please go to the ICA AGM event page on Facebook for more info and to indicate that you will attend.

 

Concertina World 468, December 2016

Inside cover

Arran Concertinas 2016

Contents

1 Index
2 Editorial
3 AGM 2017
4 Fancy Anglo
5 Leveret CD review
7 Internet Video Jukebox 10
9 The Final Rehearsal (story) by Douglas Rogers
16 Concertina Italian Style
20 Kettle Bridge Concertinas
21 Dusting off the Archives 1
23 Have I Got News For You
25 Music Exams also for Concertina
28 Master’s degree in composition for a Concertina Player
31 Song Resources on the web
41 Folkfestivals January, February 2017 42
40-year membership ICA 45 New Members 2016
46 James Stretton Conducts J25
47 Membership Renewal

Center magazine

Removable A4 size pages Music Supplement. (Valmai Goodyear, Bryan Creer, Paul Walker and Brian Read)

Contributors

Edgardo Brun (translation Maureen Hall), Peter Dyson, Martin Henshaw, Ann Oliver, Douglas Rogers, Pauline de Snoo, Paul Walker, Sue Walsh, Claire Wren.

Scandinavian Squeeze-In 2017

The annual Scandinavian Squeeze-In is of course happening again in 2017.  All the details are the same as in last year’s announcement, except (of course) the dates.  Our 18th annual SSI will be held over the weekend 28-30 April 2017.

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Dates:  April 28-30, 2017
Location:  Torna Hällestad, Skåne (southern Sweden)
Website:  http://www.nonce.dk/SSI/
Email:  ssi@nonce.dk
Phone:  Jim Lucas  (+45) 22 62 03 99

source: Jim Lucas

Concertina World 467, September 2016

Contents

Inside cover: Forestinas win trophy
1 Index
2 Editorial
3 Remembering Harry Minting
8 Internet Video Jukebox 9A
9 Virtual Folk Club 5
13 Colin Whyles, ICA secretary, a bio
15 Squeezeast 2016
18 Hope Bank Café Orchestra
21 Concertina Bands / Hawkwood
25 West Midlands Concertina group 20th Anniversary
26 Spirit of the Game, review
27 Northumbrian Tune Books, review
30 Regional Groups information
30 A trip to Italy, accordion builders
32 TERENCE PAMPLIN AWARD FOR ORGANOLOGY AND MUSICOLOGY
2017 (Competition for a special instrument? Who is going to participate?)

Center magazine: removable A4 szie pages Music Supplement.

CD supplement: Pauline de Snoo

Contributors

Ann Oliver, Peter Dyson, Roger Gawley, Peter le Geyt, Steve Goodyear, Jeremy Hague, Ariane Lawson, Paul Walker, Colin Whyles.

Photo Cover: Ariane Lawson

Concertina Wold 466, June 2016

Contents

1 Index
2 Editorial
3 Virtual Folk Club 4
7 Internet Jukebox 7
9 About “double bass” concertinas
11 Arran Concertina Event 2016
12 Obituary Denis Slater
13 review Greg Trice Tunebook
14 AGM minutes 2016
29 WCCP agenda
30 Regional groups with regular meetings

Center magazine: removable A4 szie pages with tunes.

Contributors

Alistair Anderson (tunes), Pauline de Snoo, Johan de With, Roger Gawley,Helen Graham, Pete Mac, Paul McCann, Paul Walker.

Photo Cover: Martin Henshaw; The Alex Wade workshop presentation, Swaledale May 2016. Photos inside back cover also by Martin Henshaw.

Virtual Folk Club 4 with MC Paul Walker

Tonight’s guest is again Brian Peters, traditional folk singer and well-respected anglo concertina and melodeon player. Tutor once again at this year’s Swaledale Squeeze.

PW: We seem to have Old Glory nailed above the bar, so not all of the US contingent have hit the road. Indeed opening the second half with some tasty electric guitar is Shine Boulder and “Good As The Rain”

PW: So what do you think about the genre Americana Brian? Continue reading

MacCann Duet arrangements now available on Soundcloud

David Cornell, an excellent player/arranger of tunes for the MacCann Duet concertina, wants his arrangements to be available to other Duet players. He is now very ill and unable to take any steps to make this happen.

Many of his arrangements are already available as pdf versions at http://www.concertina.com/cornell/ Now, thanks to the efforts of Lesley Henniker, some 30 are now available as sound files and can be found at https://soundcloud.com/user-655309308 – more will be added as she selects and records them.

This was discussed at the Duet concertina workshops at the Swaledale Squeeze this year, particularly with Iris Bishop, Paul McCann, Lesley and myself, and we would like you to put links to both these websites from the page http://www.concertina.org/sound-archive/.

Pam Bishop

Virtual Folk Club 3 – Paul Walker

… with MC Paul Walker. Tonight’s guest is Brian Peters, purveyor of traditional folk songs & well-respected player of both the anglo concertina and melodeon. Many of our readers will remember him as a tutor at the Swaledale Squeeze.

PW: Well Brian, as the barman is laying out saucers of pretzels & lining up bottles of Anchor Steam beer, I’d say we’ve got an influx of Americans tonight. Continue reading