crackedfluteplayer’s five comments

  • Re: The fabric of the tune which best matches its name

    If you watch your fingers on the flute while playing the Rolling Wave you can see how appropriate the name is. more…

  • Re: Attracted to Irish music

    I always left a silver flute on the shelf to play along with tunes on the radio. I never really enjoyed Irish trad until one day I heard KILA. Later that day I went into our nearest Metropolis..[Longford] and bought the record and that was the start of my… more…

  • Re: Top Notch tunes for solo play on flute

    I find that a lot of my fellow musicians are not too fond of slip jigs. They say they dont get the rhythm of them. I think they sound good on the flute and they are not too fast so they are perfect for a solo slot. Start with A Fig for a Kiss and then go … more…

  • Re: Tunebook question

    gbyrne, That is a great idea, I am definitely going to do that. I still like the paper version for my own use. more…

  • Re: Tunebook question

    I once filled out a small manuscript book with about 800 tunes in alphabetical order, just the first 2 bars of each part of the tune. I guess that people just use their smartphones to access thesession now. more…