JWiseman’s forty-two comments

  • Re: Paddy Fahey tune names

    I've been reluctant to post my thoughts on what seems like a bit of a touchy subject for some people. I've started to do my research and cannot help but voice my opinion on a couple matters. more…

  • Re: Paddy Fahey tune names

    Thank you Kenny. Very nice music. more…

  • Re: Paddy Fahey tune names

    We should respect his wishes if that is the case but I suppose I assumed that he must have been aware that Maria Hollohan indexed them in her dissertation. They obviously spent a fare amount of time together at the time. This is not the same as naming the... more…

  • Re: Paddy Fahey tune names

    callison - I meant to tell you thanks for the recording link. I got it awhile back from University of Limerick but the file was corrupted and un-listenable - actually I think it was the tape they recorded the file from by the sounds of it. Hopefully this ... more…

  • Re: Paddy Fahey tune names

    I understand and appreciate your position on this Jeremy - which is why I asked. more…

  • Paddy Fahey tune names

    I see that someone or someone's added numbers to the Fahey's tunes (I assume consistent with Holohan dissertation) as Aka's and I thought it would be nice if the numbered versions be reprogrammed to the top of the tune page so that we can all find them ea... more…

  • Re: Hunter’s Moon

    I agree that the tune really grows on you. I don't think the rhythm is so strange but rather just an advanced, unique and beautiful ornamenting style for a ballad by Liz. What I think is truly unsettling at first listen is the unusual form and to a lesser... more…

  • Hunter’s Moon

    I wrote this out per request from member Jan Murray in my notation software and offered the PDF. Member callison contacted me and offered and then executed the ABC which was way beyond me. He also gave me the ABC code so I could post - he wanted me to tak... more…

  • Re: Hunter’s Moon played by Liz Carroll

    Jan, more…

  • Re: McShane’s Rambles

    I'll change it to D Mix because you have access to the original source. I have your Dossan of Heather recording now and hear the F#s but Lucy Farr played F naturals and Grey Larson followed suit (I double checked). It was a note that kind of shocked my sy... more…