thierrymasure’s twenty-three comments

  • Re: The Spike Island Lasses

    Well done, McConville! Spike Island in Cork was never a womens’ prison. It was exclusively for men. On the other hand: more…

  • Re: The Moving Bog

    As so very often, H. Norbeck’s version is the most accurate one. It’s exactly as I’ve heard it being played in Clare and beyond. more…

  • Re: Ceol Traidisiúnta Agus Baróc

    One of my favourite albums of all times more…

  • Re: Up Sligo

    This tune sounds very much as the Em version of The Tenpenny Bit more…

  • Although the feeling of both tunes really IS very similar 🙂 more…

  • Second setting

    The tune posted under X:2 here is Kit O' Connor's: more…

  • There is no difference between transcription 3 and 5, but I can't delete one of them. Sorry about that. more…

  • Lorna Davey’s original composition

    Lorna Davey was so kind to sent me the tune as she originally composed it. I added it (without the variations) as the fifth setting here. Lorna in her own words: "every musician will put their own slant on it and use their own variations. They don't need... more…

  • I corrected it in my ABC. Thanks again. more…

  • Great stuff Gary. I only transcribed the first time she plays it. Just to keep it simple. I'm sure there are people out there who want to play all the different little 'variations' in the tune too 🙂 Said that, you're right about the D in stead of the A ... more…