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Workshop – 17th/18th century tunes from the British Isles

Sat 13. Apr - 15:30 to 18:30
Workshop / Kurs

Come and learn some beautiful old melodies from UK and Ireland!

Date: Saturday April 13th, 15.30 – 18.30
Ticket: 30-45€ (choose yourself what fits your budget)
Lead by Anna Breger (

In this workshop we are going to learn by ear some lovely melodies from old collections on the British Isles. Chord suggestions will be provided as well as a short overview of music collections from that area and time. Sheet music will be provided at the end of the workshop, recordings welcome.

Some collections we will embrace:
F. Barsanti - Collection of Old Scot Tunes (1742)
William Vickers Collection of Dance Tunes - The Great Northern Tune Book (1770)
John & William Neal – A Collection of the most celebrated Irish Tunes (1724)
Playford – The English Dancing Master (1651)
J. Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion (1760)

Pitch: 440Hz, Language: German or English as required

All instruments welcome, intermediate playing level required, max. 8 participants
Registration until April 10th: [email protected] – please state your instrument