mikesuth’s nineteen comments

  • Re: Flying Staccato…..

    To answer your question david. Theyre done in triplets, 3 notes per bow, each note being played staccato and being on a different string. The secret is to get each note to sound very clear and distinctively and at the same time do it at a good old pace. ... more…

  • Flying Staccato…..

    Been trying to play the Banks Hornpipe recently but think i'm going to go mad trying to get the flying staccato bowing for it. Hows it done?? more…

  • Re: fiddlers block

    Im sure it does happen to most people. Have discussed this before and noticed personally, sometimes you might go through a crap phase but once its past it seems that you often do end up playing better than what you did before it. more…

  • Captain Horne

    This is a really nice, simple tune. One that should have folk wanting to tap their feet to. Ive been trying to find other tunes with the "same sort of feel" to go in a set with this so if anyone has a suggestion I'd be glad to hear it. I normally play it ... more…

  • Re: Playing in Unison

    I agree completely. more…

  • Re: The big bad box

    I seen a nice looking Serenelini 2 row in Inverness but have no idea what key it was in. I think thats quite a good make, seen fergie macdonald playing one so they must be good. Was going to go for that myself until I seen this one on ebay, just hope its ... more…

  • The big bad box

    Situation is, Im a fiddler but the other day got caught up in the excitement and bought an accordion form ebay. A piano accordion, Hohner Arietta to be precise for those who care. The whole instrument will be fairly foreign I guess as I dont even play the... more…

  • Re: The CD of bands with pipes, fiddle and box

    Skippinish. more…

  • Re: Changes to The Session

    testing more…

  • Re: If it makes you happy…

    Indeed, I agree completely. more…