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Four tune settings, ninety-one comments, thirty-one recordings, and nine discussions.

  • Re: Favourite solo trad albums?

    Johnny Connolly on single row melodeon (with very unobtrusive piano accompaniment):

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  • Re: Northumbrian air name?

    I've not had it yet Donald ! I thought I 'd see what was new on The Session before I put the kettle on so i'm awa tae the kitchen...........

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  • Re: Tune ID (I promise, this one is better!)

    As I say, they may not be played in Vermont but they are here. Also, there are lots of old G tunes with a C natural that have become popular with the resurgence of border pipes and the possibility of a c nat key on smallpipes. I'd imagine they're not com...

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  • Re: Tune ID (I promise, this one is better!)

    These tunes are obviously not played on a Bb set.

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  • Niel Gow’s Style strathspey
    X: 5
    T: Niel Gow's Style
    R: strathspey
    M: 4/4
    L: 1/8
    K: Edor
    a|f<Bf>e f>B B<a|f<Bf>e a>c c<a|f<Bf>e e>cd>B|
    A>F E<A C>A,A,:|C|B,/F/B DB F>B, B<D|B,/F/B DB A>A, A,<C|
    B,/F/B DB F<Bd>B|A>F E<A C>A,A,C|B,/F/B DB F>B, B<D|
    B,/F/B DB A>A, A,<C|B,/F/B DB F>B d<f|a/^g/f/e/ a>e cAA||
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  • Re: Tune ID

    Thanks and boy was that a quick reply. Gotta love The Session.

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  • Presumably for 8 reasons

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  • Re: Can you identify individual notes?

    Also when I was busking around and didn’t have a tuner or a tuning fork I would just tune to myself. I could tell from the sound quality and the responsiveness under the bow when my fiddle was drifting up into e flat or down into C sharp territory, or ...

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  • Re: Can you identify individual notes?

    Oh, they’re very much colors, for me! Although they’re never the same, and constantly changing, nor could I describe them.

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  • 78rpm Disc of the Week - O’Leary’s Irish Minstrels
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