A lovely air written by Andy Cutting, learned in the traditional way… from his CD. I’m playing this on a Bb/Eb Hohner Preciosa, so we’re in C minor. Part of melodeon.net’s theme of the month for August 2022, tunes with names that start with O.
Month: September 2022
Catching up on last month’s melodeon.net tune of the month, this is a fun little tune. I’ve reworked it slightly to make it fit on the instrument – a 3rd button start G/C Albrecht Liliput, and you’d need a full octave down to low C to make this work as written, which I don’t have, so a small phrase is played an octave up.
A tune set that shifts key, melodeon.net’s theme of the month for September 2022. This particular one is an unnamed mazurka uncovered by the Late Night Band and named (by them) after a local pub, Rose and Crown. Not the original name – if you know what it is, please let me know. Blowzabella recorded this as simply ‘A minor mazurka’. I’m playing it on a C/F Hohner, and it goes from D minor to A minor in my version.
A re-run of this melodeon.net tune of the month from 2011. 11 years on, I wonder if I play it any differently? This time I’m on a G/C Albrecht Liliput – a gorgeous little box that excels at this sort of stuff.
Traditional french apparently, discovered (rather than written as I previously thought) by Fred Paris.