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Category: Hohner Preciosa

Elizabeth Clare

A first attempt on this Chris Wood tune – I tried a couple of different versions of this – so thought I’d upload them both! This one is on a Hohner Preciosa in Bb/Eb, played in Eb.

Melodeon.net tune of the month for November 2017.

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Planxty Davis

A version of this tune composed by Thomas Connellan, an Irish harpist. This is a march time version, influenced by Nic Jones’ guitar version, rather than the hornpipe version common in irish set dancing circles.

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Morpeth Rant

A rather lovely traditional tune from northern England, and a true session classic. Here played in Bb, and then Eb, on a Bb/Eb Hohner Preciosa.

Tune of the month for April 2017 at melodeon.net

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Florinda / Organdi

2 french marches written by Gilles Chabenat, and popularised in the UK at least by Chris Wood and Andy Cutting in the … 1990’s. My word, is it really that long ago? They both fit beautifully on a melodeon. Played on a Hohner Bb/Eb Preciosa, and mostly in Eb. Part of melodeon.net’s theme of the month for March 2017, er, Marches.

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Beetle on the Wine

Another take on this tune, played on a Bb/Eb Hohner Preciosa (so we’re in Bb). Cracking reel written by Dave Whetstone of Albion Band and Cock and Bull Band fame. Melodeon.net tune of the month for March 2017…

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Echuca Waltz

A traditional tune from Australia, learned for melodeon.net’s theme of the month for September 2016, Tunes from Australia. I haven’t managed to find any other recordings of this one anywhere yet! Quite a pretty little waltz, played in Eb on a Bb/Eb Preciosa

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Bonny Kate

A version of the traditional English tune Bonny Kate, played on a Hohner Preciosa in Bb/Eb. Melodeon.net Tune of the Month for June 2016

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Glory of the Sun

This is one of the catchiest tunes I’ve ever heard! Played on a Bb/Eb preciosa in Eb for Melodeon.net theme of the month for May 2016.

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