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Mixter Maxter 14 (February 2020)

Mixter Maxter 14 came to Edinburgh for the first time. Although the weather outside was frightful, the atmosphere was warm inside. We played, we laughed, we talked, we exchanged ideas.

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Participants (25)

  • Adelheid Cooney (flute)
  • Alison Shannon (whistle)
  • Allan Sturrock (mandolin)
  • Bill Craigie (fiddle)
  • Carole Ross (dulcimer)
  • Chris Mahoney (whistle)
  • Dave Fernandez (flute)
  • David Williamson (whistle)
  • Derek Shannon (mandolin)
  • Fiona Fraser (whistle)
  • Hugh Somerville (fiddle)
  • Ian Young (whistle)
  • Jack Millar (mandolin)
  • Jan Russell (banjo)
  • Jane Culpan (melodeon)
  • John Wood (mandolin)
  • John Young (fiddle)
  • Joy Lowther (fiddle)
  • Madeleine Brand (accordion)
  • Marie-Elaine Maguire (flute)
  • Moira Dunworth (fiddle)
  • Myles Lobjoie (harmonica)
  • Pauline Cowan (whistle)
  • Simon Cooper (concertina)
  • Tom Fernie (mandolin)


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

Tunes for the Workshop
1 The Thief of Lochaber/The Musical Thief
2 Curse the Law
3 Duncan Campbell
4 Throw Away the Keys/You're Nicked!
5 Peeler's Creek Waltz/The Hangman's Noose
6 Superintendent Barrett
7 The Wee Sergeant/Jack Broke da Prison Door
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Standard Notation Mandolin tablature Whistle Notation

MM14 Photos (Thanks to Tom Fernie)
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Location: Comely Bank, Edinburgh
Date: 1st Feb 2020
Mixter Maxter 14 Group Photo

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |