Hole in the Hedge

We’ve known this tune for a while because Jane taught it to Noah and we listened to Martin Hayes playing it on his album Under the Moon. Having said that its taken me a long time to learn to play it and I think it will take a while before I can play it well. Nonetheless it is a beautiful tune and works well slowly.

There are some good places to hear it on Youtube:

Martin Hayes has added a tutorial on YouTube

Played in a field in Cornwall on a mandolin
Steph West playing it on her harp (at 1.53 mins into video)
Contraband playing it (starting at 2.04 mins)
And I just found these three having fun (accordion, fiddle and guitar)
And our Noah playing it (aged 11) nice and slowly!

Each is quite different and not that fast. Hope you enjoy them.

Pdf here.












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