Michael The Whistler’s two hundred and nine comments

  • Re: Need case for old melodeon

    Search on Esty. Everything and anything seems to be found there. more…

  • Re: Bb Flutes

    You might contact Mark at My Whistle and Flute* on Esty. Also Woodsong Flutes. more…

  • Re: Original tune

    Quiet nice. Is that a Kerry whistle? more…

  • Re: When to Remain Humble

    Your wording, "ego stroking" is very appropriate. I suspect all of us like ego strokes, especially if the skill is something we have worked to achieve. Ego stokes can encourage one in his efforts, a good result. Sometimes though one must temper the c... more…

  • Re: Dots

    @David50-- I might noddle around for a version of Scarborough Fair without the C#. I played the tune with a C natural and it definitely stood out as wrong. Of course this is so because the tune is very well known and a change like that is very jarring.... more…

  • Re: Dots

    @Jeff -- Should we all rile against Pythagoras? more…

  • Re: Search engine problems

    I too have encountered searching a tune by title and getting several pages of tunes listed and having to page through them to find the searched title. What the titles were I do not recall. Then other searches have gone directly to the wanted title. I a... more…

  • Re: Dots

    AB -- Spot on. Yes, I understood what to play form the notation. My question is to understand if there a musical reason or advantage in using the one sharp in the signature rather than two sharps. One sharp and an accidental C# seems to be the same as... more…

  • Re: Dots

    Muircheartaigh hit the question spot on. I was trying to understand how notation with one # in the signature and a C# accidental in the tune would be different from noting the key signature with two #s, one of course being C#. All the talk of modes b... more…

  • Re: Dots

    Ah! Very helpful. more…