Posts Tagged ‘london’

4th Galician Session London

April 6, 2018

a one-minute impression from the 4th London session which happened on March 21:

 

 

PS the tune is A camposa, I think ?

 

 

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4th Galician session London

March 4, 2018
coming up on Wed in two weeks: the fourth Galician session at London. Hosted by gaitero David Carril Castiñeira.
Details:
Wed 21.3.2018., from 19:00 h
La Bodega Restaurant
78 Tavistock Road
London W11 1AN
A few of us will be going there from Oxford, car sharing opportunities may be available. (I can put you in touch with drivers or passengers as necessary.) Alternatively, you can take the Oxford Tube to Notting Hill Gate and walk down Portobello Road to get there.
Here’s a photo from the 3rd session in November (for a video of the fantastic dancing that happened there, click here):
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Efraím Díaz: Lela

January 2, 2018

I may be slightly obsessed with this tune (and song), and I may or may not end up sharing my cello cover one day (be afraid … ) but in the meantime here is Efraím Díaz who played it on his pito pastoril during his recent visit to London:

 

For the song complete with lyrics and soaking sadness see Maria do Ceo’s lovely version.

Luar na Lubre on tour

December 2, 2017

Luar na Lubre will be in the UK at the end of January on their way to the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow (which clashes with our session, sadly).  A gig at London has now been confirmed,  further dates may still emerge.

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videos of the London session

November 12, 2017

a few clips people shared on facebook:

 

 

… and finally:

this recording of the galicified version of Despacito cannot be embedded, unfortunately, so you can only watch it in facebook.

 

Muiñeira at London

November 9, 2017

a glimpse of muiñeira dancing from very lovely session we had at London yesterday:

 

 

 

there were plenty of dancers, singers, and tambourine players in attendance, we were just a little bit short of instruments other than gaitas …

 

 

3rd Galician session @ London

October 31, 2017
coming up on Wed in a week: Galician session at London. Hosted by gaitero David Carril Castiñeira.
Details:
Wed 8.11., from 19:00 h
La Bodega Restaurant
78 Tavistock Road
London W11 1AN
A few of us will be going there from Oxford, car sharing opportunities will be available. (I can put you in touch with drivers or passengers as necessary.) Alternatively, you can take the Oxford Tube to Notting Hill Gate and walk down Portobello Road to get there.