JWiseman’s four hundred and twenty-five comments

  • Lexie MacAskill, X:9

    This Brian Finnegan's version (Flook) from the Flatfish album. I included a fair amount of detail that I think Brian is doing. The triplets are triple tongued but some things sound like rolls to my ear. I did this for my own personal book but I thought so... more…

  • Re: The Leitrim Cake

    The last tracks on my recording are: more…

  • Re: Hygrometer recommendation

    That’s a tough one. With so many different readings how do you know? It would be nice if you could test them against one you know is accurate but I’m not sure where you would find that resource. I imagine there are some used by corporations and Univer... more…

  • Re: Call the Trad police, ‘cause I’m guilty, guilty, guilty…

    “Diminished chords in Shetland music” I would like to hear an example of that. Curious. more…

  • Re: Track 7

    Padraig O'Keefe's is "Knocknabowl" from Breathnach's CRE2.253 (Denis Murphy). This version is pretty different but I'm sure it's the same tune. more…

  • Re: Track 6

    Aine's Reel is Tim Fitzpatrick's. more…

  • Re: The Drake’s Lad

    This can be found in the Johnny O'Leary book "Music From Sliabh Luachra" #126 more…

  • Martin Wynne’s, X:2

    Same setting in G Major. more…

  • Martin Wynne’s

    This came from a Facebook post by Haley Richardson - Student of Brian Conway and Riverdance fiddler. In the comments she said it came from audio of a radio broadcast of Martin Wynne that Jerry O'Sullivan gave her. I'm still working on trying to get the au... more…

  • Re: Rainy days, Mondays, Covid days etc: What recording cheers you up the most?

    Generally I turn to songs - the last couple years: Sarah Jarocz, Karine Polwart and certain songs from various artists. The more melancholy I feel, the more I gravitate to sad songs. more…