From Dots To Downloads - Tune-books On The Web


2009072120181126 (BBC7)
20181127 (BBC7)

Tim van Eyken, award-winning young singer and squeezebox player, reveals how today's musicians are rediscovering 'tune books', small manuscript books of music that were in use from the late-17th to the mid-19th century.

They are now sharing them, in the way that musicians always have, but nowadays online, so that all over the world, people are playing these tunes once again in an ongoing global virtual session.

Tim van Eyken reveals how musicians are rediscovering 'tune books'.