VICKI SWAN & JONNY DYER NYCKELHARPA & SCANDI WORKSHOP http://www.swan-dyer.co.uk/
Sunday 17th. September 2017
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35. Booking form available here.
(£17 for two under 25-year olds)
The Elephant & Castle,
Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer have developed a reputation for inspired & enchanting performances. Vicki plays the Swedish nyckelharpa, an instrument attracting a growing following in this country. See http://www.nyckelharpa.me.uk/. Jonny plays guitar, accordion & spinet. The workshop will take you on a journey from the early modal Swedish music of the moraharpa and säckpipa, through the legendary nyckelharpa player Byss-Calle, and end up with more complicated tunes. Some nyckelharpas are available to borrow: book early to reserve an instrument. Any chromatic instrument is also welcome. Music will be sent in advance
PURCELL'S POLYPHONIC PARTY PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB IN THE EVENING
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £8; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
|11.00||Exploring the old tunes, from moraharpa to säckpipa (Swedish bagpipes).|
|13.30||Byss-Calle - meet the amazing Swedish nyckelharpa master himself; exploring his tunes.|
|15.15||More complicated tunes and rhythms|
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited.
Maps & accommodation lists will be sent in advance if requested.
20, St. John's Terrace,
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: Valmai Goodyear