Just a reminder that there are no lessons this week as it’s half term.
Here is the video for Monday’s tune, Schottische a Virmoux (also listed as ‘Schottische Virmoux’ and ‘Schottische de Virmoux’) by Frederic Paris.
Our variations were pushing the G chord in the second bar, and tying the A over the bar line (there’s a version with these written in here.)
Here are the dots:
As promised, here’s a video with the strumming pattern for the chord players:
Serpentiner och Konfetti (Streamers and Confetti) is a fantastic reijländer tune by Swedish melodeon player Mats Edén. We’re not trying to play it in a particularly Swedish way, also I somehow only played the B section once on the video – apologies, it had been a long day!
Here are the dots for the tune:
We varied the rhythm by anticipating (or ‘pushing’) some of the main beats in the melody and also in the chord sequence – dots can be found here.