All Videos Tagged fiddle (Minstrel Banjo) - Minstrel Banjo 2020-11-30T14:14:29Z https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=fiddle&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Darkey Money Musk (Briggs, 1855) tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2016-04-15:2477478:Video:143084 2016-04-15T22:03:07.877Z Andy Chase https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/anchase <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/darkey-money-musk-briggs-1855"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135360141?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>I'm continually surprised by the tunes that have slipped under my radar; I've been looking at the Briggs book for 6 years now and listening to Tim's CDs for almost that long, and somehow this one never grabbed my attention... until this morning. Still a little rough around the edges but what the heck - feels good to work up a new (to me) tune, it's been a… <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/darkey-money-musk-briggs-1855"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135360141?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />I'm continually surprised by the tunes that have slipped under my radar; I've been looking at the Briggs book for 6 years now and listening to Tim's CDs for almost that long, and somehow this one never grabbed my attention... until this morning. Still a little rough around the edges but what the heck - feels good to work up a new (to me) tune, it's been a while. 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 https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/Strumelia <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/the-holly-and-the-ivy-the-friendly-beasts-fiddle-epinette"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://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).… <a href="https://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/the-holly-and-the-ivy-the-friendly-beasts-fiddle-epinette"><br /> <img src="https://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.