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New Member

After much negotiation we are pleased to announce that Andrew Smith has joined the band. Andrew is a professional musician and music teacher, plays guitar and sings both lead and backing vocals. Welcome Andrew..:))...
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Beecroft Dance – 6 September

The band is really looking forward to our next public dance at the Bush Music Club Beecroft Dance. The fantastic news is that we will have Cathy Richmond calling for us. Cathy is an exciting new caller, she is as close to BMC Royalty as you can get, and the evening promises to be the BEST...
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Violin and Guitar Lessons

Tim Lockwood has finished his teaching  for the year and now has 65 budding students of violin and guitar! Performance is a key aspect of learning, and Tim has organised several ensembles from his student groups, the feedback from performers and their audience has been exceptional. If you would like to learn violin or guitar, then Tim...
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New Mixing Desk

We have just bought a wizbang new mixing desk, a Presonus Studiolive 16.4.2. This desk takes our sound into the 21st century! One of the main issues with a bush band is amplification of acoustic instruments, of which we have plenty violin, banjo, mandolin, guitar and double bass. This new mixing desk allows us to provide the...
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Our recording Studio

We have been having so much fun recording using our new Apple iMac and Logic Pro. Tim is now quite the expert. Songs will be uploaded as they are complete, the first one is Poor Ned and we are really happy with the result....
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A Trip to Bavaria

Scottish Country Dance
Music: Original tune on Rob Gordon’s Caledonian Ball, Vol. I, Thistle BSLP 1045
Formation: 32 bar reel for 4 couples
Source: Leaflet
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Australian Ladies

Author (Devisor): William Fergusson, published in "Glasgow Assembly II" by Bob Campbell in 1976 but written much earlier (1967?). Formation: Longways set of 4 couples Music: 8 x 32 bar "own tune" in 2/4 (abc or midi file here) or Scottish reel. Bars 4    1st couple cross giving right hand, cast down (on opposite side) into 3rd place --...
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Baker’s Wife

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Baker's Wife

Circle of 7-9 couples. Best with 8. 
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Barley Reel

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Barley Reel

Longways sets of 4 couples. 
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Willow Tree

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Willow Tree

Longways set of 8 couples. Can be done with 6 couples. Couples may need to spin to take up time.
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