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Mixter Maxter 12 (March 2019)

Mixter Maxter 12 headed back to Carlops on Saturday 23rd March 2019. We had a brilliant day playing music together, and everyone - but everyone - left with huge smiles.

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  • Adelheid Cooney (whistle)
  • Alison Shannon (whistle)
  • Catherine Montgomery (fiddle)
  • Cathy Davidson (fiddle)
  • Chris Mahoney (whistle)
  • Colin Murray (mandolin)
  • David Williamson (whistle)
  • Derek Shannon (mandolin)
  • Diane Mullins (flute, smile)
  • Elaine Armstrong (fiddle)
  • Fiona Crombie (fiddle)
  • George Davidson (guitar)
  • Hellen MacPherson (recorder)
  • Hugh Somerville (fiddle)
  • Ian Young (whistle, guitar)
  • Iris Howitt (whistle, pipes)
  • Jack Millar (mandolin)
  • Jan Russell (mandolin)
  • Jane Culpan (melodeon)
  • James Campbell (fiddle)
  • Jim Robertson (whistle)
  • Kate Morss (whistle)
  • Loraine Griffiths (fiddle)
  • Margaret Gilvray (accordion)
  • Margaret Potter (fiddle)
  • Myles Lobjoie (harmonica)
  • Pauline Cowan (whistle)
  • Pav Verity (bass)
  • Simon Cooper (concertina)
  • Tom Fernie (mandolin)


Auld Reekie All the tunes and songs in the workshop had a theme of "Auld Reekie". The notation for the tunes and songs can be accessed below.

Tunes Played At the Workshop
1 Colinton Dell/Auld Reekie
2 Burke and Hare [MP3]
3 St Giles Cathedral [MP3]
4 Canongate Breeks/Auld Reekie [MP3]
5 The Liberton Polka [MP3]
6 Lassies o' the Canongate/Cadgers o' the Canongate/Scottish Parliament [MP3]
7 North Bridge of Edinburgh/Waverley Ball [MP3]
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Standard Notation Mandolin tablature Whistle notation

MM12 Photos (Thanks to Tom Fernie) The full album can be seen here.
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Location: Carlops
Date: 23rd Sep 2018
Mixter Maxter 11 Group Photo

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