I first heard this tune, with the other one before it, from a tape of a (presumably) Breton band playing a uniquely cool brand of Breton traditional music. I heard this tape in Latvia (it was a gift to my Latvian friends from a Russian visitor), where, sadly, it remains. The only thing written on it was ‘Бретанская музика’ (Breton music), so I never found out the name of the band. There were many more great tunes besides this one. I wish I could remember some of them.
Uhum? ~ 😏
So, have you been neglecting your Latvian friends and not writing them lately? So write them already and while you’re extending that consideration and hello ~ ask about the tape…
In the meantime, since this is about links ~ here’s the t’other and the die diddle dums ~
And while you’re at it, how about a lovely Latvian melody or three…
Re: Hanter Dro
There is a Breton band called Talar who have a set called Hanter Dro on their album Belle Héloïse - unfortunately none of the three tunes in the set bear much resemblance to these but it may be worth judging for yourself. They are however exceedingly difficult to track down online so good luck if you decide to investigate.
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