ALISTAIR ANDERSON: NORTHUMBRIAN TUNESMITHS WORKSHOP for any instrument
Saturday 11th. July 2020
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35. Booking form available here.
(£17 for two under 25-year olds)
The Elephant & Castle,
Alistair Anderson has been at the forefront of the performance of traditional music for over three decades, starting as a teenage prodigy in the High Level Ranters band. Internationally known as a master of the English concertina, he has taken the music of Northumberland to audiences around the world. He also plays Northumbrian pipes. As well as championing the traditional music & musicians of the area he has a growing reputation as a composer of new music rooted in local traditions. He founded Newcastle University’s Traditional Music Degree course & remains one of the most uplifting & inspiring performers of the music.
In the workshop Alistair will share tunes from the compositions of James Hill (fiddle) Tom Clough, Billy Pigg (pipers) Kathryn Tickell (pipes/fiddle) Will Atkinson (button box/mouth organ) Willie Taylor (fiddle) plus some of his own. He will also discuss Northumbrian playing styles. Music will be sent out in advance.
ALISTAIR ANDERSON & DAN WALSH PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB IN THE EVENING
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £10; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
|11.00||Tunes from mid-19th. to early 20th. Century – Hill, Clough et al.|
|13.30||Mid to late 20th. Century – Pigg, Taylor, Atkinson|
|15.15||Late 20th. – 21st. Century – Tickell, Atkinson et al.|
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited.
Some music will be sent in advance, & maps & accommodation lists on request.
20, St. John's Terrace,
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: Valmai Goodyear