JayN’s twenty-eight comments

  • The Northamptonshire, X:2

    Here is a revised version, in the key of D. I find this version is truer to the recording on youtube of the marching band playing the tune. When played on a Bb whistle this matches it almost perfectly, and doesn’t mean you need to do any octave jumping … more…

  • Re: Triplets in ABC notation?

    make the first bracket 2 brackets: more…

  • Re: The Purpose of thesession.org

    Sure, some slip through, but when they do cautions are proffered by the site runner warning against continuing adding them. more…

  • Re: Land Of The Midnight Sun

    Personally I call Finland this, but everywhere from Iceland to Alaska claim this title. Commonly attributed to Norway, I think. more…

  • Re: What tunes to learn for my one row melodeon?

    https://youtu.be/7_jxNn-_ooc?t=145 more…

  • Re: A Bit Of Sweed

    Bazza, that’s how it was written out, it may be an instance of deliberate dissonance (not uncommon in folk dance music from various places in Europe), or perhaps the more likely thing is that Mike was playing this on a D/G box with stopped thirds in the… more…

  • Over The Edge

    Another tune by Mike Mussell from my session’s old tunebook. A jig in A-dorian, this is a pretty little tune, it has a hint of mystery about it. more…

  • A Bit Of Sweed

    Another tune by Mike Mussell from my session’s old tune book, ‘A Bit of Sweed’, dated 2014. Mike adds in parentheses (Hornpipe & Swedish Schottish), so the B part may be repurposed from a Swedish tune (he doesn’t say what or which). more…

  • Snow March

    Another by Mike Mussell from my session’s old tunebook. There was a request on my ‘Brighton Waltz’ post that I added to add more by Mr Mussell. It’s called ‘Snow March’, but Mike describes it as a ‘Reely-Polka’ (like the tune Trip to Brigh… more…

  • Re: Brighton

    Whit - Thank you for your comment. Many of the tunes in the tune-book are common English tunes, some Scottish, Irish, Breton and other tunes available on the session or elsewhere (folk tune finder or the morris ring for example). When I come across ones t… more…