marka’s twelve comments

  • Family friendly, traditional music event.

    On banks of the Tweed, a stone's throw from England, the Gaitherin has sessions, concerts, workshops etc more…

  • Yep - If I'd bothered to read the first post correctly, I'd have seen it was once a month! more…

  • Yes - very friendly, range of abilities, good beer, nice pub. Quite a few Scottish tunes as well when I was there. Got the impression it was just once a month, though. (Not sure.) more…

  • Gina Le Faux Band

    Gina Le faux is a superb fiddler, guitarist, tune and song writer - well worth a look! She will be joined by two well-known west Yorks musicians, Hugh Bradley and Mark Mawby on double bass and acoustic guitar. more…

  • Sp.

    That should be 'unbearable' or just possibly 't'unbearable', before I get pulled up. Either way, its indicative of too many years in Yorkshire... more…

  • Thanks for posting this…

    Used to play this in the early eighties in N.Wales, like you say always after Ffidl Ffadl. The key seems to have changed though - we always played it in G. I was in Sidmouth this year, and FF was played in a session, and NOT followed by Mogi Laddyr ( a na... more…

  • What key is it?

    Well, by my reckoning, it's by and large 'D mixolydian', which is a major mode (i.e. two tones from root to third.) It ain't G major, despite the shared notes, the key centre is definitely D. more…

  • Key…

    I might be wrong, but I'd say that one is in E minor - or more correctly E dorian. more…

  • Love it…

    Love this one - its about to get an airing in Old England. Hope you'll submit some more.(My brother fiddles and lives in Sydney, and occasionally sends me some Aussie tunes, and they're often great1) more…

  • Shutters…

    I've driven past a few times, and the Pointer looks very shut down to me... more…