Thursday, 26 February 2009

Arpeggio Intro on Bouzouki

nandyfer gives us the chance to look at his right hand while he is playing the arpeggio intro to a song from the group "Quenda Folk". I couldnt't find lots of information about the band but this myspace site:

If you have more information please leave a comment.

Beth Patterson - new videos

Yippie! Found new videos from Beth Patterson, one of my favourite bouzouki players. I have mentioned her many times before. First here's her version of Heather on the moor, a song made famous by Paul Brady.

And here's Darling Please:

Hard Times Come Again No More

Musique A bouche

Cittern, Sitar and Nyckelharpa

Here's an interesting mix of indian music played live at Umea Folk Music Festival on Feb, 20th 2009. Pandit Harvinder Singh, Sitar - Anders Falk, Cittern - Daniel Pettersson Swedish Nyckelharpa. The cittern actually only plays a drone, more or less.

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Dominique Rivière - The Foggy Dew

Dominique posted a new video. Here he's playing a mandocello tuned EADG, just like the top 4 strings on a guitar. His website:

Monday, 16 February 2009

Tim Browne

Today I discovered Bouzouki Player, Fiddler and singer Tim Browne from the area Duhallow / Sliabh Luachra. I contacted him and finally got the chance to listen to some of his recordings. First here's a video:


If you look at:
you can listen to some of his songs and tunes.

Official website:

beir sult - enjoy

Sunday, 15 February 2009

Bouzouki shapes

With a little help of "chordhouse" I made this list of shapes for the most needed chords. You can find the possible position of the fingers and therefore figure out possible chord shapes. I hope someone will find this useful. You can download it here.

Tuesday, 3 February 2009