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  • Re: How important is foot tapping when playing?

    I think that the important point here is we are talking about "tapping", which is vastly different from "stomping". I tend to agree with Heather's comment that "You are assuming that you are the "timekeeper" and your sense of the pulse/beat is better tha...

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  • Re: Who’s got the most tunes in their Session website tunebook?

    Yes, she's a researcher so natural for her to collect tunes but the sheer volume is very daunting! I think she takes up just about every tune that's posted and assessing how good they all are must take up an amazing amount of time, if she's interested in...

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  • Re: Rudall & Rose style flute makers

    As Terry says the best thing is to attend the larger Irish music gatherings and meet up with fluteplayers, who as Terry says are usually happy to let you try their flutes.

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  • Re: Rudall & Rose style flute makers

    As mentioned above, you have to do your due diligence when buying a flute from a maker outwith the USA because of CITES regulations- a CITES certificate is required to import items made of certain woods including African Blackwood/Grenadilla.

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  • Re: Hardiman the Fiddler

    Yeah key signatures don’t necessarily convey tonic, so its a bit like putting the cart before the horse to have to input a key/mode. I find a similar problem with “The Blarney Pilgrim.” It’s generally called D Mix, but I’m not so sure the tonic ...

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