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Tuesday
27
MAR

Lewes Favourites English tunes practice session

20:00
23:00
Lewes Saturday Folk Club
Event organized by Lewes Saturday Folk Club

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If you would like to play English dance music, here is an opportunity to meet other players to learn and swap tunes regardless of what instrument you play, to what standard, and whether or not you read music. This is a chance to nail down some of those tunes that you recognise when you hear them but can't quite remember, to put the names to familiar tunes, and to play them over slowly until you are sure of them. Printed music and computer software are available for 200 of the Lewes area's favourite tunes.

The tunes are now available as two books, price £10 for Volume 1 (sold out) and £12 for Volume 2, illustrated with dance notations from Sussex manuscripts, anecdotes, photographs of the habitats where they flourish and an index of the combinations in which they are often played.

Alternatively, you can obtain them in various computerised forms. Discreet recording devices are welcome if you don't read music.

We meet at 8 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Admission free.