All Videos Tagged holiday (Minstrel Banjo) - Minstrel Banjo 2020-09-28T00:08:19Z http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=holiday&rss=yes&xn_auth=no The Holly and the Ivy/The Friendly Beasts-fiddle & epinette tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2015-12-21:2477478:Video:137841 2015-12-21T04:09:13.840Z Strumelia http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/Strumelia <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/the-holly-and-the-ivy-the-friendly-beasts-fiddle-epinette"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135359720?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>A Winter medley of two old carols:<br></br> The Holly and Ivy (English broadside c.1710),<br></br> and... The Friendly Beasts...also known as The Donkey Carol (originating from Latin, France, 12th century). The song is associated with the Feast of Fools, and is also said to have been part of the 13th century Fete de l’Ane (The Donkey’s Festival).<br></br> Here… <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/the-holly-and-the-ivy-the-friendly-beasts-fiddle-epinette"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135359720?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A Winter medley of two old carols:<br /> The Holly and Ivy (English broadside c.1710),<br /> and... The Friendly Beasts...also known as The Donkey Carol (originating from Latin, France, 12th century). The song is associated with the Feast of Fools, and is also said to have been part of the 13th century Fete de l’Ane (The Donkey’s Festival).<br /> Here my husband and I play on fiddle and epinette... a traditional French small fretted box zitter.<br /> <br /> This sweet six stringed epinette was constructed in 2010 from the mahogany door of a demolished 1850s bank building. It was made by John Henry Crocker of Bristol, England...a talented builder, inspired musician, and beloved friend to many dulcimer players. Bluetail Fly - Kick Up De Debble On A Holiday tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2011-12-05:2477478:Video:58407 2011-12-05T16:26:47.733Z Paul Draper http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/PaulDraper <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/bluetail-fly-kick-up-de-debble-on-a-holiday"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135342808?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Alyson Slack on fiddle, Paul Draper on banjo. We got this (somewhat...) from Bob Flesher's Minstrel Banjo CD. <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/bluetail-fly-kick-up-de-debble-on-a-holiday"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135342808?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Alyson Slack on fiddle, Paul Draper on banjo. We got this (somewhat...) from Bob Flesher's Minstrel Banjo CD.