A Garden Of Dainty Delights

– Tunes From The Olden Times –

Over the last 18 months, I’ve been working with
Gary Coover on a collection of older music for
the Anglo concertina, which has just been published
by Rollston Press.

The tunes come from a variety of sources and
my arrangements have been carefully notated
using the notation system devised by Gary,
that has proved very popular amongst Anglo

To accompany the book, I have recorded a video
for each of the 44 tunes and here’s a link to
the YouTube playlist.

The book is available via Amazon and other
retailers, as well as via Gary and myself.


I’ve been playing the concertina and
other free-reed instruments for most of
my adult life, but for the last 10 years,
I’ve concentrated solely on the anglo
I play in the duo Dapper’s Delight and
regularly give lessons at the annual German
Concertina Meeting.
In the future, I intend to expand this
part of my website to include more of my
concertina-related activities.
Here’s a link to a video of a Philip Van Wilder
Fantasia played on a Baritone anglo