alexboydell’s sixty-five comments

  • Re: Need Some Hornpipe Recommendations!

    Miss Thompson's, The Hawk,... fit with Fisher's very nicely more…

  • Re: Guinness bar towel…

    Only when you have consumed vast quantities of the advertised beverage..and then although you will believe you are playing brilliantly....... others may not agree! more…

  • Old Man Dillon /Foga Bella

    T Foga Bella more…

  • Re: SOFTWARE for writing music

    Musictime de luxe from Gvox was the easiest I found which gives a good clear print out which is most important more…

  • Re: Alternative to “Sibelius” software …?

    I have used MUSICTIME DE LUXE 3.5.5 for some years now, fairly straightforward,and fine for Trad Music where one does not require complex score writing.. from GVOX Interactive Music. more…

  • Nancy Under The Hill

    Another version of this tune? more…

  • Nancy Under The Hill

    Ref the Browne Manuscript......go to www.village-music-project.org.uk...then the Manuscript Room and look under "B" for the Brown Family MSS. Here you will get all the details about this Cumbrian family's music collection. Hope this is useful -The tunes a... more…

  • Re: Any trad eqivalent?

    The traditional English Morris instrument was the Whistle and Dub...The whistle was a three hole pipe with a little finger hook which could be played with one hand. The Dub was a small drum hung round the neck banged with the other hand. more…

  • Re: Bagpipes: A Disnae view.

    A remark from a Northumbrian Piper..."I love the sound of the highland bagpipe in the distance,...... and the highlands are just about the right distance!! more…

  • Re: My crude violin (the crudest violin in the world i think), any opinion?

    This reminds me of a violin I found once at a car boot sale in East Anglia, it played reasonably when i was learning but eventually the neck became loose so i took it apart and i found that inside there was clearly stamped RED CROSS! The scroll looked as ... more…