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by bocsa
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Xmas Carols.
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

Re: Xmas Carols.

You don't have to be a Rambler to sing/play The Happy Wanderer ;)

Yes, it's a road of cobras, as Benny Hill used to say, but some of those Bah Humbug tunes are quite jolly :b
by bocsa
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Oh ...... The Embarrasment.
Replies: 18
Views: 1607

Re: Oh ...... The Embarrasment.

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by bocsa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: Scottish waltz tempo question
Replies: 16
Views: 1581

Re: Scottish waltz tempo question

Thanks Garth
,,,the sample tune on the home page is very familiar but as usual, me teflon brain refuses to divulge the name!
by bocsa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: Scottish waltz tempo question
Replies: 16
Views: 1581

Re: Scottish waltz tempo question

Is Tom McIvor's book still available? Couldn't find any links via google
by bocsa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: Scottish waltz tempo question
Replies: 16
Views: 1581

Re: Scottish waltz tempo question

Vera! ... I was looking forward to seeing her again but she's hiding in the dark ;) Good to hear that she still has that pleasant Scottish musette voice :) Forgot to add my 2d worth ... If you're playing for the dance it needs to be played strict tempo and moderate. If it's for listening then play i...
by bocsa
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Tunes & How to Play Them
Topic: Dance Music Choices
Replies: 10
Views: 1347

Re: Dance Music Choices

George, you have a pm ;)
by bocsa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Black Diamond Accordions.
Replies: 25
Views: 2993

Re: Black Diamond Accordions.

Good thinking batman :b quick response too!
by bocsa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Black Diamond Accordions.
Replies: 25
Views: 2993

Re: Black Diamond Accordions.

You could make enquiries here: https://open-morris.org/ ...I don't think the Bunnies have a website.

I know a couple of the dancers and could probably find out for you (drop me a pm)
by bocsa
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: The World Outside.
Replies: 51
Views: 5740

Re: The World Outside.

...just so happens that I have an Appalachian Dulcimer for sale, used for about an hour ... £90 or vno plus postage or collect. it's an STN 2139 pm if there's any interest
by bocsa
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Accordion Repair Course
Replies: 20
Views: 3394

Re: Accordion Repair Course

From the original post:
contact Peter Le Geyt of PLG Marketing Associates – Tel: 020 8977 6680 or email: plg@plgmarketing.com

I have no association with the organiser or Paul Flannery.
by bocsa
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: Sea Shanties!
Replies: 10
Views: 2315

Re: Sea Shanties!

Thanks, anther one for the collection :)
by bocsa
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: can i get some beginner music
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: can i get some beginner music

Yes, you can get some beginner music and what's more, you may :)...

https://www.hamcor.co.uk/09906-3-chord- ... rdion.html
by bocsa
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: putting 'lift' into dance music
Replies: 81
Views: 8176

Re: putting 'lift' into dance music

"as per the way the person who wrote the piece wanted it played." great ...if they're still around to ask ;)

Ranco ... the dots are only the bones ...depends on how much flesh you leave on them :P
by bocsa
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: putting 'lift' into dance music
Replies: 81
Views: 8176

Re: putting 'lift' into dance music

:)
by bocsa
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: putting 'lift' into dance music
Replies: 81
Views: 8176

Re: putting 'lift' into dance music

neither nor ...just chillin in France, god awful weather, far too much sunshine and it's too hot ...makes one awfy thirsty :P

I've worked out how to get lift ...just raise the right arm and tip the glass gently to the mouth :b
by bocsa
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: button accordion??
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: button accordion??

There's regular as in bowel movements and there's regular as in fries ...not sure if there's a connection :P (the former is English, the latter is Americanised corrupted English which, thanks to US TV programmes, is widely misused even in England :cry: :roll: ). It's awful. (US: It's gotten bad) Fro...
by bocsa
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Hi all from another newby
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Hi all from another newby

Thanks Geoff
by bocsa
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: button accordion??
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: button accordion??

If you can understand German check out Ziachfuchs on Youtube, Hubert has put some simple 'learn-videos as well as his regular* contributions...you'll see loads of other steirische stuff on yt from other folks ;) * that's the English 'regular' as in frequent (not the US version which they use in plac...
by bocsa
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: Hi all from another newby
Replies: 15
Views: 2421

Re: Hi all from another newby

Hello and welcome Ian ...I'm currently in Montignac-Charente with the campsite all to meself ...won't need headphones tonight ;)

not sure where I'm headed next ...anything interesting in La Souterraine Geoff? ( :) )