Alexander Prince (concertina) – Jackanapes Polka) a masterful performance on 78 rpm.(1915).
Gratefully received from from CW readerSteve Taggart:
(See last CW Tune Supplement).”Here called “Modern Times” but, as l understand it, that was the title of the 1936 Chaplin film, for the sound-track of which Charlie, an excellent musician and apparently taking inspiration from Puccini’s opera “Tosca”, had originally composed his song “Smile”. Also two performances of this song, both played by English-concertina-playing clowns, one for a circus audience, the other to a somewhat less-than-interested flock of ducks!”Continue reading →
Tonight’s guest is Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, concertina/melodeon player with Granny’s Attic, one of the young roots outfits currently freshening up the English Folk circuit.
PW: Well 2017 will see Granny’s Attic livening up Chester, Saddleworth, Bromyard, Banbury & Hartlepool Folk Festivals among others. So I’m here with a biriyani from No Bones Jones & couple of virtual pints of Doombar from the Camra tent.
So we’ll kick off with a drinking song from The Dubliners (and one of your set list Cohen) “Whisky in the Jar”:
It’s not suitable for absolute beginners but no previous experience of folk music is needed. Nor do you need to read music (but it would be fine if you do). Cost will be in the region of £430 which covers 5 days full board and tuition.
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
Removable A4 size pages Music Supplement. (Valmai Goodyear, Bryan Creer, Paul Walker and Brian Read)
Edgardo Brun (translation Maureen Hall), Peter Dyson, Martin Henshaw, Ann Oliver, Douglas Rogers, Pauline de Snoo, Paul Walker, Sue Walsh, Claire Wren.
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.