Mark Gilston

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Location: Cedar Park, TX
Country: US

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Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 6 hours ago • comments: 2
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"Happy Summer!"
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"Happy Summer!"
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Upon a Summer's Day
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Carpanitza
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You"re a Grand Old Flag
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Soldier's Joy
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Soldier's Joy
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Slangpolska from Smaland
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Slangpolska from Smaland
Mark Gilston
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Posted a new Comment on Can You Dance a Tobacco Hill?:
"Elvensong: That looks like a challenging piece! Played masterfully! Thanks, Yes it's not for the faint-hearted (:"
Mark Gilston
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Can You Dance a Tobacco Hill?
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Can You Dance a Tobacco Hill?
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Over There
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Madame Bonaparte
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Schottish from Lindome
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Icy Mountain
Mark Gilston
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Posted a new Comment on Road to the Isles:
"This was one of the tunes I played when I won the Oklahoma dulcimer contest."
Mark Gilston
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Road to the Isles
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The Great Pie Pols
Mark Gilston
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Cripple Creek
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Maiden Lane
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Big Pow Wow
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Mairi's Wedding, Egan's Polka, Keel Row
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Jim Ward's (jig)
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June Apple
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Nylandspojkarnas Polska in D
Mark Gilston
@mark-gilston • 3 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Harga Dur (hambo):
"Terry Wilson: I really enjoyed your song, Mark.  Thank you. Thanks Terry, Glad you like it."
Mark Gilston
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Sheep Shell Corn
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Harga Dur (hambo)
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Down in the Valley

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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 3 years ago - Comments: 2

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Upon a Summer's Day

Upon a Summer's Day


@Mark Gilston
6 hours ago - Comments: 2
Carpanitza

Carpanitza


@Mark Gilston
3 days ago - Comments: 1
You"re a Grand Old Flag

You"re a Grand Old Flag


@Mark Gilston
one week ago - Comments: 2
Soldier's Joy

Soldier's Joy


@Mark Gilston
2 weeks ago - Comments: 2
Slangpolska from Smaland

Slangpolska from Smaland


@Mark Gilston
2 weeks ago - Comments: 4
Can You Dance a Tobacco Hill?

Can You Dance a Tobacco Hill?


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3 weeks ago - Comments: 3
Over There

Over There


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4 weeks ago - Comments: 4
Madame Bonaparte

Madame Bonaparte


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4 weeks ago - Comments: 4
Schottish from Lindome

Schottish from Lindome


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one month ago - Comments: 0
Icy Mountain

Icy Mountain


@Mark Gilston
one month ago - Comments: 3
Road to the Isles

Road to the Isles


@Mark Gilston
one month ago - Comments: 4
The Great Pie Pols

The Great Pie Pols


@Mark Gilston
one month ago - Comments: 0
Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 1
Maiden Lane

Maiden Lane


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 1
Big Pow Wow

Big Pow Wow


@Mark Gilston
2 months ago - Comments: 2

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