Down to the Beach

Here’s a tune I wrote when I was experimenting with different phrase lengths and structures – trying to find out how irregular a tune can be and still work by ear, really.  I used to play it in the English Acoustic Collective, and taught it on the EAC Summer School one year.

Down-to-the-BeachAnd here are Sam and I playing it at a house concert in Cambridgeshire … a little bit quicker than I usually would and with a few ‘variations’ from me the first time through as I remembered it!  I usually play it AABBAABBCC, as we do here.

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