dance musicians include accordion (Eric), melodeon
(Simon and Phil) (if you class melodeon as music), recorder
(Simon), concertina (Ken), pipe & tabor (Barrie) and bodhran players (William is definitely
3rd bodhran). Our version of the music is available in both audio and
printed form, see the repertoire information
and the links below. The "mp3" audio files are played by Eric Foxley
on a 48-bass Hohner Student VM, and are also available as two CDs. The
printed scores come from on the Nottingham
Folk Music Database.
also enjoy singing songs and playing
in pubs after a dance tour - and drinking excellent Mallard beer.
Foxley is (through long-standing family connections) the owner of one
of Cecil Sharp's three-hole wooden pipes made specially by Dolmetsch.
See also Eric's notes for a Ring Musician's Weekend, and the document "Playing for Folk Dancing" written for the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
also the international index of music
scores available on the WWW.