Susan K’s one thousand, three hundred and sixteen comments

  • Re: Merrijig Creek

    Re postage same as cd, computerisation is responsible for some weird price hikes, have seen some examples on Amazon last year, quoted price much increased when you start making payment. They're machines not humans (though I haven't seen prices DECREASE d... more…

  • Re: Back to Scotswood

    Esther Stephenson of Embleton (track 8) is a lovely slow tune, played very well and with feeling. more…

  • Re: Dancing The Baby

    x:4 is more or less how I heard this played in Orkney. If rocking/dancing a baby you wouldn't want to use x:1, the poor child would get all shook up! (It is a reel so tempting to play it fast, though?) more…

  • Re: We’ll Aye Gang Back To Yon Town

    A very pleasant tune. Will have to wait to try it on my fiddle (fell on ice and cracked my elbow bone!). By the way, am enjoying the new audio for listening to tunes. more…

  • Re: Shanties make a comeback on TikTok 😀

    I fell on ice and cracked my elbow bone (no fiddling for a while). Perhaps I'll venture to sing the lovely sea-shanty "Spanish Ladies" - "Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain". more…

  • Re: composer search

    That is useful, Fernando, thanks. more…

  • Re: Waltz For Will And Dan

    This is a very nice waltz to cheer up this New Year. more…

  • The Gift

    An (Irish) tune written by Peakfiddler, heard on Youtube. He says it's best not played too fast. more…

  • Re: Christmas In Clare

    I think "passim" is the Latin for "everywhere" if I remember it right from schooldays - watching above video. Nice flute playing. Thanks to Matt and Shannon Heaton. Quite a lot of chat about "Passim" before you hear the 2 tunes. This is a good tune... more…

  • Re: The Reel

    In November The Reel closed because of the lockdown and because the rent paid to Orkney Islands Council was too high for the Wrigley Sisters to pay given closure of the venue because of Covid and no income coming in. They were also hampered by the fact th... more…