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  FOR SALE Could I interest anyone in a hardly-used, black, Delicia Popular melodeon, in D/G, with soft case and a copy of "Malley's Melodeon Methods - Absolute Beginners" ? (See pictures) Bought many years ago (between 30 and 40 - suffering from brain fade 😂😂!) I had intended to learn to play - but never did. I am looking in the region of £250, but open to negotiation. Based in MK43 area, Bedfordshire. Collection would be most practical, but delivery is a possibility. Please email me if interested ( Thanks. Steve Lee.



 FOR SALE a very nice German full size violin for sale with Jargar strings and tailpiece adjusters, no cracks - it comes with a bow, no case - £275 - 01636-686835   












 FOR SALE - the Morris Books £20 the pair, and the Country Dance Books £20 the 3 - contact Alan Roberts 01354 656208 (March, Cambs)

FOR SALE - a Roland JV-30 61 key synthesizer/piano - The Roland JV-30 16 Part MultiTimbral Synthesizer offers a wide ranging selection of sounds, and ease-of-use and control features.

Moreover, it can easily be used to create ensemble effects, by making use of its multitimbral capabilities. The JV-30 containing a wide variety of preset Tones and percussion sounds.

From strikingly realistic acoustic sounds to the most contemporary lead synth Tones, the JV-30 delivers! There are 15 banks of sounds, including almost every instrument (and varieties of) that you can think of, plus a bank of novelty sounds like machine gun, car revving, birdsong and applause. Drums and bass as well, of course. It has a 61 note keyboard that has velocity as well as aftertouch.

Multitimbral Function The JV-30 is capable of taking full advantage of the capabilities of MIDI. When combined with a sequencer or computer it offers almost unlimited performance possibilities. 

The JV-30 offers a total of four different key modes: Dual, Split, Fat, and Octave. A wealth of creative possibilities is now at your fingertips. The performance button can be used to obtain instantaneous changes in the JV-30's settings a convenient performance function. MIDI Controller Features The unit is equipped with 3 sliders which act as MIDI controllers.They allow you to apply real-time expression to song data. The JV-30 is easy to use right off the bat. This is thanks to the clear and accessible way in which the front panel is set up.

This one is in full working condition, with mains transformer and, importantly, a 5 Star Cases flight case. An 'X' type synth stand included with it and the full manual. Elsewhere this costs £350 secondhand, and the flight cases alone are £216 new. Price reduced to £200 for the both! Pete Shaw 01778 571563

 ForSale JV-30 1

ForSale JV-30 2

 ForSale JV-30 3  ForSale JV-30 4

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ForSale JV-30 6 ForSale JV-30 7

ForSale JV-30 8 ForSale JV-30 9

FOR SALE - Melodeons, PA equipment & Music books - contact Philip Starks - DANCE BOOKSDANCE BOOKS (Notation & Music except where stated) Barn Dance Party Ring O’Bells Barn Dance Publications Barn Dance Fiesta Ring O’Bells Barn Dance PublicationsThe Barn Dance BookJohn Reay Ring O’Bells Publishing Kentish HopsA. Symons Ring O’Bells PublishingNorfolk Capers Peggy Hazell Ring OBells Publishing Notations only Dances from the Yorkshire Dales EFDSS Callers Choice 1 EFDSS Callers Choice 2 EFDSSThe Willow TreeHugh Rippon Dave Mallinson Country Dance Book – New Series Douglas & Helen Kennedy EFDSS The Apted Book of Country Dances W Porter, M Heffer & A Heffer EFDSS The English Dancing Master Dance BooksThe Morris Book, 2nd Edition, Parts 1 - V Cecil Sharps et al.Novello Notations only The Country Dance Book – Parts I - VI Cecil Sharp Novello Notations onlyThe Sword Dances of Northern England Cecil Sharp Novello/ EP Publications Notations onlyScottish Country Dance Books - 1,2,4,5,6,8,11,12,14 Patersons Publications INSTRUMENTS  Hohner Melodeon. One row 4 stop in C. Excellent condition, has had very little use. No case but in soft carry bag. (Owned by me from new) PA etc EQUIPMENT Mike Stand – tall. Solid and in good condition. Mike Stand – short (suitable for playing seated). In good condition.Shure SM58 voice microphone. Complete with lead having built-in on/off switch. Shure Wireless microphone system, comprising head mike, transmitter, receiver and mains connector and short mixer input cable. Flight-type case (Used to transport mikes and other ceilidh items. Black and silver finish, outside dimensions: 460x330x150mm - To see full list click HERE

FOR SALE - a full size violin, made by Barry Ford of Northamptonshire in 1994 - £1,600 - contact Alan Roberts 01354 656208 (March, Cambs)

For sale Ford violin 1

 For sale Ford violin 2

FOR SALE - an oboe - Triébert system - 1840 - 1870 - £230 -  contact Alan Roberts 01354 656208 (March, Cambs)


FOR SALE - a full size violin, made by R A Stanley of Manchester in 1917 - £400 -  contact Alan Roberts 01354 656208 (March, Cambs)

For sale Stanley violin 1 For sale Stanley violin 2

FOR SALE - a full size violin, made by Wilfrid Tiller, Martock, Somerset in 1975 - £350 - contact Alan Roberts 01354 656208 (March, Cambs)

For sale Wilfred Tiller violin 1 For sale Wilfred Tiller violin 2

FOR SALE - a two-row diatonic button accordeon (often called a melodeon) - tuned in the irish fashion, in keys of C and C# so that every note and key is accessable - £65 - contact Alan Roberts 01354 656208 (March, Cambs)

For sale c c melodeon 1


 FOR SALE - a pair of used wedge-shaped AC Euro floor monitors, 100 watts, electrically tested, excellent working order - £80 - Dean Hardy 07788 410530

Deans Monitors 600 x 267












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FOR SALE - Stagg electric violin only used a few times as I have bought a 5 string for performance now. Comes with a case and rosin.  £130 when I bought it new the price was £225


 Body & Bridge -  Body: Solid Maple

  • Body Shape: ‘S’ Design
  • Scale Length: 325mm
  • Total Length: 590mm
  • Bridge: Maple
  • Finish: Lacquered
  • Colour: Metallic Black

 Neck & Fingerboard -  Neck Material: Maple

  • Fingerboard: Solid Wood
  • Fingerboard Colour: Ebony
  • Neck Finish: Satin

 Electronics & Hardware -  Equaliser Controls: Volume, Treble, Bass

  • 3.5mm Inputs: 2
  • 7mm Outputs: 1
  • Tailpiece:Metal with Fine Tuners
  • Saddle: Black Plastic
  • Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Pegs: Black Plastic

 Anne Brown, Burnham & Brown Properties, 65 Windsor Road, Yaxley, Peterborough PE7 3JA 01733 241006 07802 403551


























Musicians who want to try West Gallery music - violin, viola, flute, oboe, clarinet - even those a bit rusty. Contact Pete Shaw on 01778 571563 or email here