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  • Re: Box phrasing

    Thanks for the replies! I suppose I was talking not so much about getting an accent where I want it, more that I am less able to NOT get them where I DON'T...? I think I can emphasis different notes with the bellows going in one direction when I want t...

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  • Monmouth County, NJ practice session?

    I'm looking to connect with fellow beginners to ITM for practice "slow sessions". I'm in the Red Bank, NJ area. Anyone out there interested?

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  • Re: Playing Jigs and Slides in Sets

    When I started into playing ITM these were the first two tunes I learned after listening to "Em Jigs" by Tullamore (Kansas City area band). Since then, I've played Swallowtail Jig/Road To Lisdoonvarna/Morrison’s Jig as a set but there aren't any dancers...

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  • Re: Strangest whistle you ever saw

    yes, the very man!!! i used to meet up with him and the other shepherds at Whitby festival every year back in the 90s - his likes will never be there again, to quote Flann O Brien

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  • Re: Playing Jigs and Slides in Sets

    Well... all I can say is, I don't know when a slide isn't a jig if the slide is played slowly. I think I can usually tell if a jig isn't a slide even though it's being played fast. Isn't the difference between 6/8 and 12/8 the phrasing, which can be left ...

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