madonna’s eleven comments

  • Re: Cross-fingering vs. half-holing

    Thanks Folks. I’ll give that a go…. more…

  • Ulster Fleadh this weekend

    Don’t forget, Folks, Ulster Fleadh, Warrenpoint, this weekend. more…

  • Re: Cross-fingering vs. half-holing

    Could someone please explain “cross-fingering”. I don’t recognise the term. And I’m particularly interested in ways of getting a G# on a D whistle, without half covering the G hole. Thanks more…

  • Re: Dwyer’s ?

    Thanks. That’s the very tune I was looking for. more…

  • Dwyer’s ?

    Does anybody have another name for a reel called Dwyer’s which winds its way in and out of a song called Love and Freedom, track 10 on “Cuckanandy”, a cd by band Moving Cloud ? more…

  • Re: Slides and Modes

    Find yourself a set dancing class and then you’ll ‘feel’ the difference between slides, jigs, polkas, reels, expend lots of energy and have the best of craic. more…

  • Re: Who’s who and who plays what?

    Hello. I’m Madonna. I live in Co. Down in the north of Ireland. I’ve been playing whistle in a folk/trad band for nearly 20 years, self taught with lots of bad habits. more…

  • Re: Waterbed ?

    Thanks! Can’t wait to get home to get my hands on a whistle to try this out. more…

  • Re: rhythm

    Hi Bloomfield. Nice to talk to another whistler. (There seem to be a lot of fiddlers on this site). more…

  • Waterbed ?

    Do any of you have the notes for Diarmuid Moynihan’s reel (The) Waterbed ? more…