Welcome

Greetings and welcome to the blog site I have maintained since 2005.  My name is Adam  Sweet.  I live in Granby, Massachusetts.  I have a BA and certificates in music, journalism and tutoring from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music and Hampshire College.  For a complete musical bio, click here.  

I write about various Musicology and Music History topics, the Psychology of Music, Dance Forms and Traditions and area bands on this blog

I am what they used to call a Jack of All Trades.  I know a lot about the things I'm interested in and am available for hire for all of them.  Here is a list of some of the things I do for a living
  • Fiddle Lessons (also violin, viola, electric, and five string)
  • Mandolin Lessons (also mandola, mandocello, octave and Irish bouzouki)
  • Online Workshops and Classes: Classical Class, Mandolin Group, Celtic Group
  • Workshops and Lessons In Person In Granby (see latest Covid19 update for status)
  • Local Concerts and St Patrick's Day Events
  • Wedding Planning, Solo Wedding Violin, Officiant
  • Musical Product Review
  • My YouTube Channel
  • Directory of Pre-Pandemic Venues
  • Directory of Music Libraries & Collection



Les Poules huppées

CRESTED HENS, THE (Les Poules huppées). French, Bourrée à 3 temps (3/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed in 1983 by French...