Friday, 13 July 2018

The Bowstring Reel

Hello!
This week we have a tune I wrote, sort of an as exercise for string crossing, but I wrote it as a nice little tune. Play it with schwing and plenty of back beat. 😃
The video explains it all. Enjoy!
:))
Vicki

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Football's Coming Home

Hello!
I'm not particularly a football fan, but when a colleague of mine started the #TwitterBand I definitely had to join in! After the event we now know that England beat Sweden 2 - 0. Win win for me as a half/half, Brit/Swede. It was a lot of fun to deck out the room in flags and try to paint blue on my face though. All in a days work as a nyckelharpa player!
:D
Vicki

Friday, 6 July 2018

Byss-Calle Number 37

Hello!
It's about time for another Byss-Calle tune. This week it's number 37 from the book of 57.
It's great for string crossing.
Enjoy!
:))
Vicki

Friday, 29 June 2018

Calle's Brudmarsch

Hello!
This week it's Calle's Brudmarsch. Play it nice and slowly - really beautiful bride.
A second video from meeting with my two friends and having a play together.
Enjoy!
:))
Vicki

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Näckens Midsommar Polska

Hello!
It's midsommar. So I decided it was time to go to to the stream and meet with the näcken for a new tune. Rather than go back to the same bridge as last time I thought I'd take a little walk to the edge of the village and go to my closest bridge. Well, there's a bridge and there's water....
Enjoy!
:))
Vicki


Friday, 15 June 2018

Jonny's Polska

Hello!
This week we have a polska that Jonny wrote. It's part of a whole suite of tunes. Rather than film lots of me I was lucky enough to be playing with some colleagues, so I asked them to sight read and film the polska for me.
Enjoy
:))
Vicki

Friday, 8 June 2018

Marsch efter Calle Svankvist

Hello!
It's another Calle Svankvist tune this week. Marsch efter Calle Svankvist. A great tune for travelling up the A string and crabbing. Play it with your little finger on G as a drone or an open C string to get that lovely gammalharpa feel to it.
Enjoy!
:))
Vicki