Julie Alm Anderson’s fifteen comments

  • Re: Magh Seóla

    I have been trying to research this beautiful tune & its composer online, but haven't come up with much. This is what I have thus far, with sources: more…

  • Re: Humphrey Low "g" brass whistle

    I normally wouldn't weigh in, since I am not able to answer your question as fully & authoritatively as you would probably prefer, but since there is no other response as of yet, I figure I will put in my 2 cents. more…

  • Re: Pub 32 Irish Gastropub

    Current hours are Sunday 5-8 PM. more…

  • Re: Covid and us

    Our session was suspended when everything closed in March, but resumed in July, though only a handful of people attended. I dropped out again in November. We are all at high risk & as a retired healthcare worker, it felt hypocritical to ignore the common ... more…

  • Re: Pub 32 Irish Gastropub

    since COVID came to town, an intrepid few of us continue to play- though now from 3-5PM on Sundays, since the pub has been closing early. more…

  • Re: Best buy/sell website/facebook page for whistles out there?

    Look for the group 'Tin Whistle / Pennywhistle Resource' on Facebook. It is supposed to be a forum on which one can buy/sell whistles, but people post other things as well. more…

  • Re: Miss McDermot’s

    there is another recording of this- on 'Clannad's' 1972 debut album, track 8, titled 'Mrs. McDermott'. There is another section in their version & it is played in a different key (E minor?), but it is definitely the same tune. more…

  • Re: Lockdown Play-Alongs

    Hi, Fiddle Aunt- I'm not sure that I made my intention clear- instead of playing them sequentially (which is nice & what I did originally) try playing Gallagher's Frolics simultaneously with PeakFiddler's swallowtail- it really rocks! It also forces focus... more…

  • Re: Lockdown Play-Alongs

    Fiddle Aunt: I also enjoy PeakFidddler's videos. I have used them & Kevin Burke et al's fiddle lessons to learn tunes on the whistle. I love the swallowtail jig as well; learned it as a set of swallowtail, trip to sligo & gallagher's frolics from a couple... more…

  • Re: Fanny Power

    sorry, I don't know how ABC notation works...I loved the duet version annotated above, but found a couple of dissonances when I played it in our session (eg, see 3rd full measure, ‘e' in 1st part & 'd' in 2nd; also 4th measure from the end, 2nd triplet... more…