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Dec 3, 2020, in Melbourne played Fovndlings’ new single ‘Arsonist’.








February 1, 2018 post from EphenStephen, “Today marks the 8th year since the passing of our dear friend and mentor, Vic Bofinger. This Pavan reminded us of him.”



An excerpt from the March 1st 2017 Red Rug gig at Black Dot Music, playing with my daughter.

Another excerpt from the March 1st 2017 Red Rug gig at Black Dot Music.

Another excerpt from the March 1st 2017 Red Rug gig at Black Dot Music with my better half and daughter.





A classic from the archives.


Aires de Pontevedra and Muiñeira de Casu. Played by WirryCow at Australian Celtic Festival 5th May 2013.


Postcards of Dreadlock by Marc Mellits, arrangement by Steve Thorneycroft. With Margaret Butcher (violin) and Eleanor Streatfeild (cello) at the recent Glass@75 concert.


Keith Power (piano) and Stephen Tafra (guitar) play a selection from Anton Diabelli’s 18 Pieces for Piano and Guitar. Keith is playing a Frank Hubbard made in 1975 after Levens. Stephen is playing a Justin White after Lacote.

Despite temperature and humidity control of the room for three days prior to the concert, the instruments’ tuning could not survive the warmth and humidity of the large audience. So we present this performance ‘warts and all’ and hope you enjoy the spirit of this intimate house concert. PART 1.


Anton Diabelli’s 18 Pieces for Piano and Guitar. PART 2.


EphenStephen performing Anton Diabelli’s ‘Serenade For Two Guitars. Recorded 5th of February 2012 on Justin White Lacote copies, standard and terz. PART 1.


Anton Diabelli’s ‘Serenade For Two Guitars. PART 2


EphenStephen performing Anton Diabelli’s ‘Variations On A Favourite Theme For Two Guitars’. Recorded 5th of February 2012 on standard and terz guitars made by Justin White (after Lacote).


Man of Constant Sorrow, based on the John Hartford version of the song. Played on an Australian made j’ns guitar.


This song was written for Jess Stocker by her mum Emily as a 21st birthday present. The lyrics all come from get well cards sent to Jess after her accident.

Emily Stocker: lead vocal; Steve Thorneycroft: acoustic guitar, electric guitar; Stephen Tafra: piano accordion; Brian Miller: electric bass; Ian Mitchell: drums; Harmony: Angie Smith, Frances Tafra, Carol Elder; Written by Emily Stocker; Mixed and recorded by Al Heeney © 2011


Wirry-cow core members Kerry Watson (fiddle), Steve Thorneycroft (guitar), Jessica Stocker (percussion) and Stephen Tafra (accordion) performing Found Harmonium by Simon Jeffes. Markets in the Mall concert series, Uniting Church, Armidale. December 19, 2010.


Romanesca o ‘Guardame las vacas by Alonso Mudarra. Played by Stephen Tafra on a vihuela made by Peter Biffin. This vihuela belonged to my dear friend and mentor Vic Bofinger who passed away in 2010.


Pavan by Luys Milán. Played by Stephen Tafra on a vihuela made by Peter Biffin. This vihuela belonged to my dear friend and mentor Vic Bofinger who passed away in 2010.


Our arrangement of Queen’s famous Bohemian Rhapsody for guitar duo…. From a concert given as part of the Armidale Spring Music Festival in September 2009.
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Guitars by Peter Biffin (L) & Jeff Kemp (R)


The Aria from our transcription of Bach’s Goldberg Variations – played at a concert in Armidale during Feb 09.
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Guitars by Graham Caldersmith/Angela MacPherson & Jeff Kemp


Leo Brouwer’s beautiful arrangement of The Beatles’ Fool on the Hill.
Recorded at a recent concert given as part of the Armidale Spring Music Festival in Sept 2009
More info at www.ephenstephen.com.
Guitars by Jayson Elazzi (L) and Graham Caldersmith/Angela MacPherson (R)


Our arrangement of the famous Masquerade Waltz by Aram Khachaturian.
Recorded at a recent concert given as part of the Armidale Spring Music Festival in Sept 2009
More info at www.ephenstephen.com.
Guitars by Graham Caldersmith/Angela MacPherson (L) and Jeff Kemp (R)


We found this arrangement in a book a couple of days before this concert & thought it would make a nice encore. It did! Please enjoy…
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Guitars by Peter Biffin (L) & Jeff Kemp (R)


A piece by Australian composer & Armidale local Benjamin Thorn.
Performance given at a concert featuring works by Armidale composers in December 2008.
Guitars by Graham Caldersmith/Angela MacPherson (L) & Jeff Kemp (R)