Michael321’s twenty-two comments

  • Re: Technology - How Has it Affected the Irish Session?

    Thanks to technology, people have developed innovative new ways to complain about sessions not being traditional in ways our ancestors never thought possible e.g. on the computer at home or on the cell phone while showering, driving, or walking into open ... more…

  • Re: Update on my playing Flute 9 Months

    Sounds good to me! I'm not a flute player, though but I dabble in whistle. more…

  • Re: tune books

    @cab +1 Nice! Thanks. Can't wait to look this over more…

  • Re: Tin whistle ensemble pieces

    Not Irish music, but Crumhorn consorts and Recorder ensembles are actually fairly popular in some regions like England. To my knowledge consorts were never really a thing in Irish music. more…

  • Re: tune books

    @Matt Milton Quite correct, not all of them, selection of popular English Country Dances in that vein, some by him naturally, but it's not solely Playford's tunes. Some of the more popular Playford and related, not the entirety of the Dancing Master in an... more…

  • Re: tune books

    I'm always on the lookout for more tunebooks so I'm perpetually curious about this one too. more…

  • Re: A Simple Debate: Fiddle or Violin

    @joe fidkid That was hilarious. Thanks. more…

  • Re: Dream Angus

    Oh this is lovely, thanks! more…

  • Re: What Has Irish Music Taught You?

    @Jen88 Go for it re: arranging/recording stuff! Just get REAPER and record yourself. Either DI or use VSTs. It's daunting at first and you'll want to dash your head out against a wall for about a month, but after that, it's pretty easy. more…

  • Re: What Has Irish Music Taught You?

    @catty Ah, I see. You ever read through the older manuscripts that been getting scanned lately? Some good stuff, I'll PM you the links if you want (so as not to get us off-topic) if that's alright. Otherwise forget I asked. more…