Monday, December 22, 2008

It's concertina time...

Here's the Policeman's Polka, played on a 1919 Pearl Queen Diamond Deluxe (Triple reed) (Abalone and Mother of Pearl inlay) Chemnitzer Concertina Special Solo.

I like listening to the Chemnitzer Concertina. I love the quality of the tone along with all the mechanical noises and wheezes that go along with it. It reminds me of taking the train instead of flying, and I like trains. Here's another I found on YouTube called Tango of the Roses.

I heard this morning that negotiations have broken down between Warner Music and YouTube and Warner is going to pull videos from YouTube. The beauty of YouTube is that it is such a hodge-podge of treasures. I won't be sad if some of the product from the big record companies disappears, as long as I can still find material like the tunes posted here. I'm like a kid in a candy store with this stuff.

Here's one more...Mercy Mercy Mercy
It seems to me that I have a tune by that name somewhere by Cannonball Adderley. Same melody?

1 comment:

Stagg said...

I'm for all forms of music & I'm not so crazy about anything "being pulled from YouTube."