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Mixter Maxter 13 (October 2019)

Mixter Maxter 13 landed ^n the quiet village of Spott in East Lothian. The refurbished hall was perfect, and we enjoyed making brilliant music together. Is there a better way to spend a Saturday than with friends playing music?

Mixter Maxter

Mixter Maxter 13 will be probably in Spring 2020. Want a future Mixter Maxter to be near you? All that is required is a good hall and someone local for liaison. If you would like Mixter Maxter to come to your area, get in touch, and we can talk about it.


Participants (30)

  • Alice Bayles (mandolin)
  • Alison Shannon (whistles)
  • Andrew Sharpe (fiddle)
  • Barry Dickson (guitar)
  • Dave Rawson (mandolin)
  • Annette Rawson (ukulele)
  • Catherine Montgomery (fiddle)
  • Cathy Davidson (fiddle)
  • David Williamson (whistles)
  • Deirdre Craddock (fiddle)
  • Derek Shannon (mandolin)
  • Diane Mullins (flute)
  • Elaine Armstrong (fiddle)
  • Eric Renshaw (mandolin)
  • Fiona Crombie (fiddle)
  • Geoff Sim (mandolin)
  • George Davidson (mandolin)
  • Ian Young (whistle)
  • Iris Howitt (whistle)
  • Jack Miller (mandolin)
  • James Campbell (fiddle)
  • Jan Bundy (concertina)
  • Jan Russell (banjo)
  • Loraine Griffiths (fiddle)
  • Margaret Potter (fiddle)
  • Mark Gillham (bass ukulele)
  • Nicola MacNeill (concertina)
  • Peter Fleming (guitar)
  • Simon Cooper (concertina)
  • Tom Fernie (mandolin)


Music

Auld Reekie All the tunes and songs in the workshop had a theme of "East Lothian". The notation for the tunes and songs can be accessed below.

Tunes for the Workshop
1 The Canongate Twitch/Kelly's Bar
2 The Witches Song
3 The Sallow Carlin/The Witches Jig/An Untidy Witch
4 The Spott Waltz
5 The Haggies o' Dunbar/Dunbar Castle
6 Sir Hew Dalrymple's/Miss Dalrymple's Jig
7 The Spott Hornpipe
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Standard Notation Mandolin tablature Whistle notation

Soundfiles
MM13 Photos (Thanks to Tom Fernie) The full album can be seen here.
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Location: Village of Spott
Date: 5th Oct 2019
 
 
 
Mixter Maxter 13 Group Photo

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