Nyckelharpa in Ireland

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Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

When well known Scots Fiddler Maurice Duncan from Oban, came for a holiday to Ballycastle in September of 2012, he made such an impression on the local musicians, that I felt compelled to compose this wee March in honour of his visit. Sabine & Dick Glasgow ~ Causeway Wedding Music: http://www.causewaymusic.info The House of McDonnell, Ballycastle: http://houseofmcdonnell.blogspot.co.uk/ Maurice Duncan Nyckelharpa, English Concertina & Mandolin.

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

I composed this 5 part Hornpipe on my Nyckelharpa for Jeff Swann who brought my Nyckelharpa over from the South coast of England. Jeff Swann: http://www.nyckelharpa.co.uk/ Sabine & Dick Glasgow ~ Causeway Wedding Music: http://www.causewaymusic.info Coshkib Hill Farm: http://www.nmni.com/uftm/Collections/buildings/Rural-Buildings/Coshkib-Hill-Farm Nyckelharpa, Tenortone Tenor Guitar, Sobell Mandolin & Paragon Tenor Banjo.

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

Here's a wee tune I composed on the Nyckelharpa. I was inspired to write this after receiving a few strings as a gift from the maker of my Nyckelharpa, Olle Plahn. Olle Plahn: http://www.tongang.se/olle/welcome.html ABCs & Sheet Music: http://www.thesession.org/tunes/display.php/12159 Nyckelharpa, Tenor Guitar, Mandolin & Tenor Banjo. Sabine & Dick Glasgow ~ Causeway Wedding Music: http://www.causewaymusic.info

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

Cranking things up a notch, here are a set of Irish Polkas. A set of Irish Polkas

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

Here's a set of Scottish tunes. Set of Scottish Tunes: Air: Leaving Lismore (traditional) March: Flett from Flotta (Donald MacLeod) Strathspey: The Laird of Drumblair (J S Skinner) Reel: The Gladstone (J S Skinner)

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

Here's a set of French tunes which seem to be well suited to this instrument. French Tunes

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

I'm just starting to get a feel for the Nyckelharpa, so here's a lovely Carolan piece at a nice relaxed pace. Charles O'Connor was the eldest son of Denis O'Connor. He was taught to play the harp by Carolan. See: http://pybertra.free.fr/ceol/carolan.htm Sabine & Dick Glasgow ~ Causeway Wedding Music: http://www.causewaymusic.info Nyckelharpa, Tenor Guitar, Mandolin, Tenor Banjo & Anglo Concertina.

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