Mark Gilston

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Location: Cedar Park, TX
Country: US

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Selah Joyoussinger Leo Kretzner Pluckette Charles Thomas giddykitty Mark C Strumelia jeffrey charles foster Mary MacGowan Bob DianeL Ginney Camden Rock-wyre Erin Hussey Magdalena Steven Berger PDGotro Linda Boies Redmando Tessie Marc Mathieu Volha Boo Kathy Jedrzejewicz Elliot Actor Pine Judy Robinson Sandi McHugh Repp Gregg Schneeman artandsong2@yahoo.com Michael Poole Sweet Fingers Guy Babusek Charley W Bob Reinsel Gary Major Helen Seiler Kathy L. Davanzo Jan Potts Heather Clark Deborah Hinz Tumbleweed Mr. Phil Mcdaniel Carla Maxwell Dusty Turtle Steve Battarbee Kristi Schutz Greg Patterson

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youtube videos: 145

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Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 21 hours ago • comments: 1
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Rocky Mountain Goat
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 21 hours ago • comments: 1
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Rocky Mountain Goat
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 4 days ago • comments: 0
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Skye Boat Song
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • one week ago • comments: 2
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 weeks ago • comments: 1
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Golden Slippers
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on @selah:
"There's the Austin Friends of Traditional Music and the Hillside Concert Series.  I'll be doing a Hillside house concert on January 6th.  You can email me..."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 weeks ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on @selah:
"Thanks Selah,  If you'd like to meet some time, I'd be happy to get to know you.  I also give lessons if you're interested.  Best, Mark"
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 weeks ago • comments: 1
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Norwegian Pols
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
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Two Swedish Hambos
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 weeks ago • comments: 2
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Jehile Kirkhuff's Cotton Eye Joe
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 4 weeks ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on A Trip to Paris:
"Thanks.  Yes there are a couple of local ECD groups and I play for one of them on occasion (along with a pianist and a flautist).   Strumelia: Mark, do..."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 4 weeks ago • comments: 3
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A Trip to Paris
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • one month ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Going to Boston:
"This was one of the first tunes I ever taught myself on dulcimer.  I learned it off of one of Jean's LPs when I was a kid."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • one month ago • comments: 4
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Going to Boston
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • one month ago • comments: 0
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Per, The Blacksmith Waltz
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • one month ago • comments: 0
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Da Que Deus Mamou
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 months ago • comments: 1
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Polska after Strom Erske
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 months ago • comments: 0
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Carpanitza
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 months ago • comments: 4
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Pays de Haut
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 2 months ago • comments: 1
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Jamaica
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 1
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Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Dayagim (Song of the Fisherman):
"Thanks Dusty,  No I'm capoed at the first fret.  But the tune certainly requires 1 1/2."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 4
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Dayagim (Song of the Fisherman)
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 1
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Polska after Batsman Dack
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 0
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Wolves in the Woods
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Rose Tickle:
"Thanks Charles.  The dulcimer was made by Gary Gallier."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 2
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Rose Tickle
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 1
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Brian Boru's March
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Coleman's March:
"Dusty Turtle: Very nice, Mark.  I worked up my own version of that tune a while back based on some sheet music. I'm glad to hear I got it mostly right!..."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 2
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Coleman's March
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 0
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Polska from Follinge
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Duck River:
"Dusty Turtle: Nice song and nice playing, Mark. What dulcimer is that?  I don't recognize it as one of your regulars. It has a particularly clear tone..."
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 4 months ago • comments: 2
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Duck River
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 4 months ago • comments: 2
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Going South
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 4 months ago • comments: 0
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La Quinte Estampie Real

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Mark Gilston

Playford - English country dance tunes


I thought it would be nice to collect English country dance tunes in...
@Mark Gilston 2 years ago - Comments: 1

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Rocky Mountain Goat

Rocky Mountain Goat


@Mark Gilston
21 hours ago - Comments: 1
Skye Boat Song

Skye Boat Song


@Mark Gilston
4 days ago - Comments: 0
Golden Slippers

Golden Slippers


@Mark Gilston
2 weeks ago - Comments: 1
Norwegian Pols

Norwegian Pols


@Mark Gilston
2 weeks ago - Comments: 1
Two Swedish Hambos

Two Swedish Hambos


@Mark Gilston
3 weeks ago - Comments: 1
A Trip to Paris

A Trip to Paris


@Mark Gilston
4 weeks ago - Comments: 3
Going to Boston

Going to Boston


@Mark Gilston
one month ago - Comments: 4
Per, The Blacksmith Waltz

Per, The Blacksmith Waltz


@Mark Gilston
one month ago - Comments: 0
Da Que Deus Mamou

Da Que Deus Mamou


@Mark Gilston
one month ago - Comments: 0
Polska after Strom Erske

Polska after Strom Erske


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 1
Carpanitza

Carpanitza


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 0
Pays de Haut

Pays de Haut


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 4
Jamaica

Jamaica


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 1

Comments

Selah
11/05/17 07:46:35PM @selah:

Wonderful! Thank you, Mark... I'll be in touch! 


Selah
11/05/17 07:32:37PM @selah:

That would be great, Mark! Just may have to talk to you about some lessons... I'm as green as green can be! I would love to know about local events to attend also, could you direct me where I should look to be informed?


Mark Gilston
09/09/16 04:37:13PM @mark-gilston:

Strumelia:

Hey Mark, have you ever played "Emperor of the Moon"?  If so, I'd love for you to post a video of you playing it either on concertina or dulcimer or any instrument you play.  I've recently been taken by the tune. flower

It's not a tune I was familiar with, but I like it.  The penultimate sharped 7th pushes it into chromatic dulcimer territory if I were to try to play it on dulcimer.  But I suspect it would be a lot easier to learn on concertina.  I'm traveling for the next several weeks, but I'll put it on my list of tunes to learn.


Strumelia
09/09/16 01:07:40PM @strumelia:

Hey Mark, have you ever played "Emperor of the Moon"?  If so, I'd love for you to post a video of you playing it either on concertina or dulcimer or any instrument you play.  I've recently been taken by the tune. flower


Maxspop
05/10/15 04:16:09PM @bobby-maxspop-bingham:

Honored to have such a great player as my friend. Have a nice day.


Marvin T (Tommy) Huntsman
12/30/14 01:20:29AM @marvin-t-tommy-huntsman:

Hello Mark

I am enjoying your videos. I visit my son an family in your home town. If you are a member of a local dulcimer group, I would like some information and perhaps join your group when I visit.

Thanks

Tommy


Cynthia Wigington
12/12/14 06:05:46PM @cynthia-wigington:

I'm honored Mark. Always enjoy your videos. This was a particularly sweet arrangement of one I play in the most boring fashion, so it was a joy to listen to it.


Gordon Hardy
09/29/14 09:49:23PM @gordon-hardy:

Hello Mark, I received the "Grandad's Favorite" CD some time agoand am enjoying your musical stylings very much. Thank you for this. Best regards, Gordon


Cindi Zechman
09/02/14 02:19:59PM @cindi-zechman:

Glad to be your friend...I did check out the Utube videos and they are great. Do I remember you posting Dodi Li before?


Kathy L. Davanzo
05/24/14 09:12:52PM @kathy-l-davanzo:
I am now living in Wilmington nc by the beach. I left a group of dulcimer players back in Vestal. Now I have started a group here.
Jon Timlin
05/14/14 09:41:20PM @jon-timlin:

Thanks again, Mark. I am honored to be considered a "friend" on Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.

I'd love to meet you in person some day. Where are you performing this summer?


Helen Seiler
03/20/14 01:28:50AM @helen-seiler:
G'day Mark. Lulu are great. I received paperback copy of More American Old Time Tunes today. Thats very fast. The songs look great and I have picked a couple to start on. Congratulations on a fine publication. Helen
Helen Seiler
03/15/14 12:06:10AM @helen-seiler:

G'day Mark, I went onto lulu.com to buy a soft cover version of your new TAB book but was unable to check how much they charge in shipping without progressing into the Checkout page. I have had a few nasty frights with Checkout pages andinternational shippingrates onbooks, which seems silly, but I guess they all have their own idea of a handling costs.

Anywayyyyyy, do you know how much they charge to send the bookto Australia? Thanks Helen


Lesley Lewis
02/22/14 11:26:08AM @lesley-lewis:

Hi Mark ... I'm honoured to be your friend ...and will follow that link tomorrow. many thanks.

Lesley


Ken Hulme
01/16/14 04:52:52PM @ken-hulme:

Ayup, I'll need a good email address anyway. Digital file I should be able to ship electronically. I'm away from the boat until next week, but once I'm back there I have a buddy who has all the good digital recording equipment.

I'll pick out five songs and record them back-to-back with an hourglass and a teardrop.


Matteo
01/09/14 07:37:48AM @matteo:

thank you for the add :-) it's amazing for me hear these familiar tunes 1) played on a dulcimer and 2) played in texas! :D

asap i got my own toy i will follow you in this path (even if i may play a little simpler than you :D)


Karel Votanek
12/07/13 01:05:31AM @karel-votanek:

Hello Mark,es freut mich sehr,dass Du mich unter Deine Freunde eingeladen hast.Es ist fr mich groe Ehre.Schada ist,dass ich nicht englisch kann,nur tschechisch(ich bin aus Prag),deutsch(ich wohne in Deutschland),und russisch.Ich bin kein Profimusiker,wie Du,ich spiele aber hnliche Instrumente(Konzert-und E-Gitarre,Ziehharmonika,5-Seitiges Banjo und mehrere Kleininstrumente.Dudelsack aus Schotland liegt nur auf dem Schrank,Sitar aus Indien wartet im Eck,bis ich Zeit habe das Sitarspiel zu verstehen und lernen.)Also,nochmals vielen Dank!

Karel Votanek

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Susie
11/09/13 12:32:52PM @susie:

Hey Mark, do you still have your Doug Berch dulcimer? I'm going to be ordering a custom dulcimer from him. He and his wife are long-time friends of mine from Elderly Instruments in Lansing, MI. His dulcimers are beautiful (as is his playing).


Jim Damico
10/11/13 01:17:17PM @jim-damico:

Thanks for the friend request Mark. I've been watching your videos all morning. Amazing. Maybe some day I'll have 1% of your talent. Looking forward to seeing more of your playing in the future. :)


Carlos Eduardo Fermoseli Simas
05/17/13 12:50:26AM @carlos-eduardo-fermoseli-simas:

Hello Mark ! Very nice your arrangements, repertory and vdeos. Very good !113.gif