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Music for Marimba for 3 or more players

January 10th, 2014

View sample music page This book and usb stick (the 3 cds have been replaced by a usb stick containing the 45 audio tracks) package is a collection of 45 marimba pieces for teaching marimba in a Community setting, using an aural approach. Most pieces are for 3 players, with some having 4 or 5 parts. […]

“Kop That” – The Unusual Suspects CD

January 3rd, 2014

1. Banjski Cocek 2. Bakers’ Dozen 3. Sao Roma 4. Lookout 5. Blaguno Dece 6. Sinar 7. Kop That 8. A Bre Ludo Adzamija 9. Blues have gone 10. Tresenitsa All songs composed or arranged by Linsey Pollak.  “Recorded at Witta Hall and mixed at Spark1 Studios, Maleny, Nov 2013 by Mark “Sparky” Paltridge assistant engineer – James Dalton. […]

“Slavka & Živko” – Slavka & Živko

January 3rd, 2014

1. Ebay 2. Slavka’s Kitchen 3. Ibrahim 4. Big Boys Never Cry 5. Five Fishes 6. The Way It Is 7. Živko play that funky sound 8. You Don’t Know Me 9. Adriatic Sea All songs by Slavka & Živko. Recorded by Mark ‘Sparko’ Paltridge at Spark One Studios Maleny, Nov 2013. Mastered by Paul […]

Mrs Curly & the Norwegian Smoking Pipe – eBook & Audio

January 1st, 2014

This 15 audio tracks and 40 page PDF ebook book documents 15 of my invented wind instruments. Mostly they have been played in a solo context in one of my ‘Live Looping’ shows or with the duo Dva. The instruments are often seen as fun and quirky, and some of them are! However this project is more […]

Make your own Mr Curly & Other Clarinets – eBook (ePub_98mb)

December 26th, 2013

  This book will show you how to make your own musical instruments. The instruments in this book are all members of the clarinet family. I have developed these designs and measurements over the last 25 years and included in this book are 13 of the instruments with various tunings and materials. The materials for […]

Macedonian Folk Music

January 10th, 2013

View sample music page Read Introduction (PDF format) See contents pageSee companion CD

Macedonian Folk Music

January 3rd, 2013

The Performers: Linsey Pollak: Gaida, Šupelka, Zurna, Clarinet, Saxophones, Gaidanet, Jawharp Philip Griffin: Tambura, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar Fuat Sazimanovski: Tapan, Darabukha, Bongos and Snare drum Listen to mp3 tracks from the CD 1: Tropnalo oro   Tropnalo oro 4: Stipski-Cocek  Štipski Cocek 5: Osogovka/Kumanovsko oro   Osogovka / Kumanovsko oro Read “A Personal Journey” by Linsey […]