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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #120 on: January 22, 2010, 12:30:30 PM »

Welsh tunes for a theme of the month, please.

Shouldn't it be Welsh tunes in March?

Or March tune is Welsh   :P

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #121 on: January 22, 2010, 12:53:47 PM »

Welsh tunes for a theme of the month, please.
Shouldn't it be Welsh tunes in March?
Or March tune is Welsh   :P

Surely there's some way we can satisfy everone - including Sandy's penchant for a Jig? What about ..

 "Trip to Bishop's Castle"?
 "Trip to Chepstow "?
   "Trip to Craven Arms"
"Trip to Hereford"
  "Trip to Ludlow"
   "Trip to Shrewsbury"
"Trip to Whitchurch"
   I'm sure there are others  ... ;D
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #122 on: January 22, 2010, 01:02:15 PM »

trip to concertina .net ? :|bl
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #123 on: January 25, 2010, 09:04:34 AM »

Hmm...two more themes to suggest
Food & Drink
Travel

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #124 on: January 25, 2010, 09:43:37 AM »

March is 'melodeons and more' so should it be an East Anglian tune?
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #125 on: January 25, 2010, 09:45:00 AM »

March is 'melodeons and more' so should it be an East Anglian tune?
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That would be cool.... ;)

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #126 on: January 25, 2010, 11:23:08 AM »

March is 'melodeons and more' so should it be an East Anglian tune? (:)

One town is a thin connection. The "Welsh Marches" are surely more extensive ...

"Trip to Bishop's Castle"  "Trip to Craven Arms"    "Trip to Ludlow"    "Trip to Shrewsbury"  ;D "  

OK, they'd actually be jigs. You win  ;) To add topicality, the EATMT anual bunfight and barbeque will be that month  :|glug
Hmmm...I've re-read your replies several times...and am still befuddled. The answers seem to have been put with a different quote to which to me look like they should be put with?
Have you been  :|glug

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #127 on: January 25, 2010, 11:33:15 AM »

...and there will be a Welsh connection to the East Anglian tunes in Mendlesham in March  :||:
You can kill two birds with one stone  ::)

cheers

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #128 on: January 25, 2010, 11:42:54 AM »

I was just wondering if February's theme is o'carolan tunes...couldn't someone technically just do princess royal again? :P lol!

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #129 on: January 25, 2010, 12:19:30 PM »

March is 'melodeons and more' so should it be an East Anglian tune? (:)

One town is a thin connection. The "Welsh Marches" are surely more extensive ...

Hmmm...I've re-read your replies several times...and am still befuddled. The answers seem to have been put with a different quote to which to me look like they should be put with?
Have you been  :|glug

In Cambridge there is a March March March. There are more details here (http://people.bath.ac.uk/masgks/march.html). Does that help?  ???
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #130 on: January 25, 2010, 03:45:15 PM »

March is 'melodeons and more' so should it be an East Anglian tune? (:)

One town is a thin connection. The "Welsh Marches" are surely more extensive ...

Hmmm...I've re-read your replies several times...and am still befuddled. The answers seem to have been put with a different quote to which to me look like they should be put with?
Have you been  :|glug

In Cambridge there is a March March March. There are more details here (http://people.bath.ac.uk/masgks/march.html). Does that help?  ???

Isn't that what they say in Northern Ireland. January, February, March, March, March ! :|bl
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #131 on: January 25, 2010, 05:54:21 PM »

...and there will be a Welsh connection to the East Anglian tunes in Mendlesham in March  :||: You can kill two birds with one stone  ::) cheers  Sandy  (:)

One is sorely tempted on occasion ...

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&q=march&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=March,+Cambridgeshire,+United+Kingdom&ll=52.452662,0.002747&spn=0.60927,1.120605&t=h&z=10

For the "Welsh Marches" please refer to Rees, who lives there ....  :Ph
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #132 on: January 25, 2010, 10:24:34 PM »


In Cambridge there is a March March March. There are more details here (http://people.bath.ac.uk/masgks/march.html). Does that help?  ???

Sorry to go off topic (again  :|bl) but I've lived in Cambridge all my life (OK, its not a very long life, but still) and I never knew that existed!
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #133 on: January 26, 2010, 03:02:36 AM »


In Cambridge there is a March March March. There are more details here (http://people.bath.ac.uk/masgks/march.html). Does that help?  ???

Sorry to go off topic (again  :|bl) but I've lived in Cambridge all my life (OK, its not a very long life, but still) and I never knew that existed!

I didn't know about it either, sounds good fun!

Everyone should obviously vote for Chassepain or Orange in Bloom this month.
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #134 on: January 26, 2010, 10:13:26 AM »

OK - here's a bit of blatant canvassing for Machynlleth for February ToTM.
It's a Welsh tune - a cracker - and Welsh tunes deserve to be more widely known and played, if only so you can feel more at home when visiting a pub session west of Offa's Dyke (Clawdd Offa - that's another great tune!)

Machynlleth is a fine introduction to the genre. I included it in a Welsh tunes workshop at EATMT Melodeons and More a few years ago and it proved popular then, and have had an (unofficial) request to run another Welsh tunes workshop. There seems to be a definite association occurrin' between Wales and East Anglia as far as learning  melodeon tunes is concerned.

Machynlleth is not too difficult in general, although the B-music offers a tricky little challenge for crisp fingering. I was playing it within a few months of taking up the melodeon so it is definitely suitable for beginner-intermediate levels.

If you want to know how to say it, it is pronounced "mach-UN-lleth", where the 'ch' is as in Scottish 'loch' and the Welsh double 'll' is sounded by putting your tongue on the ridge behind your top teeth, as for a normal 'l', but hissing around the sides of your tongue at the same time. The stress is on the second syllable, the 'UN' sound being similar to southern English 'un' as in 'run'. The 'th' at the end is pronounced as in thick.

Go on - have a go!
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #135 on: January 26, 2010, 10:15:16 AM »

If you want to know how to say it, it is pronounced "mach-UN-lleth", where the 'ch' is as in Scottish 'loch' and the Welsh double 'll' is sounded by putting your tongue on the ridge behind your top teeth, as for a normal 'l', but hissing around the sides of your tongue at the same time. The stress is on the second syllable, the 'UN' sound being similar to southern English 'un' as in 'run'. The 'th' at the end is pronounced as in thick.
Woo! I guessed right. :)


Maybe there needs to be a canvassing thread? ;)

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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #136 on: January 26, 2010, 12:46:36 PM »

OK - here's a bit of blatant canvassing for Machynlleth for February ToTM.
It's a Welsh tune - a cracker - and Welsh tunes deserve to be more widely known and played, if only so you can feel more at home when visiting a pub session west of Offa's Dyke (Clawdd Offa - that's another great tune!)

Machynlleth is a fine introduction to the genre. I included it in a Welsh tunes workshop at EATMT Melodeons and More a few years ago and it proved popular then, and have had an (unofficial) request to run another Welsh tunes workshop. There seems to be a definite association occurrin' between Wales and East Anglia as far as learning  melodeon tunes is concerned.

Machynlleth is not too difficult in general, although the B-music offers a tricky little challenge for crisp fingering. I was playing it within a few months of taking up the melodeon so it is definitely suitable for beginner-intermediate levels.

If you want to know how to say it, it is pronounced "mach-UN-lleth", where the 'ch' is as in Scottish 'loch' and the Welsh double 'll' is sounded by putting your tongue on the ridge behind your top teeth, as for a normal 'l', but hissing around the sides of your tongue at the same time. The stress is on the second syllable, the 'UN' sound being similar to southern English 'un' as in 'run'. The 'th' at the end is pronounced as in thick.

Go on - have a go!

Not knowing this tune, I looked it up on JC's tune finder, and found a two part and a three part version. A two part version without the arpeggio-like middle part gets played around here a lot. I didn't know what it is called. Which version do you mean?
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #137 on: January 26, 2010, 01:00:46 PM »

Not knowing this tune, I looked it up on JC's tune finder, and found a two part and a three part version. A two part version without the arpeggio-like middle part gets played around here a lot. I didn't know what it is called. Which version do you mean?
The traditional Welsh four-part version is the one which is commonly played and is given earlier down this thread (23rd December).
Here's an audio file (played a touch on the fast side, sorry) ....
http://www.onmvoice.com/play.php?a=11550
....and here's the ABC again:

X:1
T:Machynlleth
M:2/4
L:1/16
Q:1/4=106
C:Welsh Traditional
R:Processional
K:G
P:A
|: dedc BcBA | G2G2 G2AB | c2A2 A2A2 | c2A2 A2Bc |
dedc BcBA | G2G2 G2AB | c2A2 G2F2 | G4 G4 :|
P:B
|: FAcA FAcA | GBdB GBdB | FAcA FAcA | FAcA GBdg |
e2e2 e2g2 | d2d2 d2g2 | d2c2 B2A2 | G4 G4 :|
P:C
|: d3e d2c2 | B4 B2c2 | d3g f2e2 | e2d2 d4 |
d3e d2c2 | B4 B2d2 | c2A2 G2F2 | G4 G4 :|
P:D
|: A2AB c2A2 | Bcde d4 | A2AB c2A2 | Bcde d4 |
e2e2 e2g2 | d2d2 d2g2 | d2c2 B2A2 | G4 G4 :|
W:
W:Learned from the playing of Bill Nichols and Dawnswyr Talog, Carmarthen 1984.
W:Also in 'Blodau'r Grug - 100 Popular Welsh Folk Dance Tunes',
W:published by The Welsh Folk Dance Society.
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #138 on: January 26, 2010, 01:13:35 PM »

Thanks for that. I did look for it on here, but didn't find the earlier post. Correcting what I said earlier, a three part version gets played around here, without the B part. I only had it by ear from local sessions up till now.
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Re: Suggestions for Future Tunes Thread
« Reply #139 on: January 26, 2010, 02:10:15 PM »

If you want to know how to say it, it is pronounced "mach-UN-lleth", where the 'ch' is as in Scottish 'loch' and the Welsh double 'll' is sounded by putting your tongue on the ridge behind your top teeth, as for a normal 'l', but hissing around the sides of your tongue at the same time. The stress is on the second syllable, the 'UN' sound being similar to southern English 'un' as in 'run'. The 'th' at the end is pronounced as in thick.


 .. too much detail  >:E  I'm still recovering from an Irish translation of Air Lingus.
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