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Week 25: Midsommar!

Hello!It’s Midsommar this week and I’m out in Sweden, so here are six tunes one absolutely needs to celebrate! Små Grodorna (old lesson with a new video added!)Så Går Vi Runt Om Ett EnerissnårKarusellenBjörnen SoverVi Äro MusikanterVi Går Över Daggstänkta … Continue reading

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Week 24: One Week Until Midsommar!

Hello!We’ve been very much away this week, but I did have a question about one of the lessons last night with a D tuning question, so once we’d finished rehearsing I went and filmed a quick video. Speed was of … Continue reading

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Week 22: The Standing Stones of Stanton Drew

Hello!The weather is lovely and we’ve been on the road pretty much the whole week, Cornwall last weekend and now we’re in Wales! So what is new this week? Oxfolk Two – this is for the Scottish SmallpipesOlle’s Polska – … Continue reading

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Week 18: Dance, dance, dance

Week 18: Dance, dance, dance Hello!It’s all been about dance this week, some of it ECD, some of it contra and some of it medieval! We’ve been on the road for nearly seven weeks and we’re looking forward to a … Continue reading

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Week 17: Byss-Calle

Hello!What a day that was! World Nyckelharpa Day was epic!! Now it’s time for everyone to get their Global Vännens Långdanses in. I’ve had a few already and it’s looking great!I put out the three Byss-Calle tunes for World Nyckelharpa … Continue reading

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Week 15: World Nyckelharpa Day here we come!

Hello!It’s all hands to the pump for World Nyckelharpa Day at the moment! There is lots of filming and editing going on! The most important thing is the global Vännens Långdans is all ready to go! Just like last year … Continue reading

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Weeks 12 and 13 – from Halsway Manor!

Hello!We’re right in the middle of a two week stint at Halsway Manor. It’s been brilliant! Over the course of 7 days we’ve had 25 nyckelharpa players ranging from advanced to complete beginner. We’ve covered technique, tunes and even done … Continue reading

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Week 11: Preparations

Hello!It’s been full on preparation week this week. Which means of course I decided that World Nyckelharpa Day needed badges and T-shirts. You can get the badges from the World Nyckelharpa Day website. The design is also available on T-shirts … Continue reading

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Week 10: The Danceable Playford Session

Hello!I thought this week was a good time to focus on the Danceable Playford Virtual Halsway Manor Session. We’re at Halsway for two weeks and I’m in the middle of creating our dance pads. These tunes all feature in what … Continue reading

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Week 9: What happened to February?

Hello!It’s dance week again! It always seems to be dance week. You can catch us live on Tuesday 1st March at Symmetry and on Saturday 5th March in Atlanta (technically it’s 6th March at 00:30!). Grab the links and the … Continue reading

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