beardflute’s forty-nine comments

  • Matt Molloy flute version

    This is my transcription of how Matt Molloy played this reel with Sean Keane on the first track of the "Best of the Chieftains" album. more…

  • This is one of the tunes that make up "The Stone" set on the Chieftains "An Irish Evening." It comes right before "The Musical Priest." more…

  • Lovely tune on whistle; a bit similar to Top of Cork Road, another favorite. more…

  • I learned this from a couple of the musicians in our session, Cory and Alec. I don't know where they originally learned the tune, though I have seen a photocopied page out of an unidentified tune book that had the tune pretty much as given here. more…

  • Searched for this tune but did not find it here; please forgive me if the tune appears under another name. more…

  • I don't think the composer for this tune is known. I believe I'm correct that Matt Molloy called it "older than dirt." more…

  • James Kelly's is already here: more…

  • This is James Kelly's. more…

  • Re: ID a tune from "An Irish Evening?"

    Ok, I finally tracked this one down. more…

  • Re: Scoiltrad no more?

    The real beauty of Scoiltrad was the lessons, but I don't think you're going to be able to get to them from the WaybackMachine cache. more…