Hammered Dulcimer,
Living History, Scottish Fiddle &
Traditional Music

For January, several tunes that are appropriate for the month.

DULCIMERS

Christmas runs for 12 days from December 25, so...Twelve Days - An 18th century American setting of "Twelve Days of Christmas" with a completely different tune - in the key of A minor

BOOKS

Auld Lang Syne - Robert Burns' song set to the familiar tune.

MUSIC

Auld Lang Syne - Robert Burns' song set to the old tune.

CDs

Sir Alexander Don's Strathspey - the Scottish fiddle tune that became the modern tune for "Auld Lang Syne".

LIVING HISTORY

Eighth of January - the fiddle tune that commemorates the Battle of New Orleans.

HUMOR

Hunters of Kentucky - the original 1815 Battle of New Orleans song. The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815.

STORES

The Olde Yeare Now Away Has Fled - English tune from 1642

MUSIC TUTOR

Tobacco's But an Indian Weed - For those giving up smoking as a New Year's resolution.

Last update -1 January 2020