EmilyMayFiddler’s ninety-three comments

  • Re: The Red Haired Girl Of Tulloch

    This tune should not be linked in Mari Black's album "Flight," on the track "Taking Flight," for the song "Struan Robertson." The tune on the track is a different "Struan Robertson." Thanks! :D more…

  • Re: The Hut On Staffin Island

    OK, thanks so much! 🙂 more…

  • Re: Music For A Found Harmonium

    Whoever says this tune is boring is wrong, and has to go listen to Socks in the Frying Pan's rendition. more…

  • Re: How Can You Miss What You Never Had?

    True...I've never been to a session quite like the one you describe. I typically play cross-genre sets, with friends. (Nobody shoot!) BUT, I am really sad because I was going to go to Ashokan Fiddle and Dance camp for the week Alasdair Fraser and Natal... more…

  • Re: The Hut On Staffin Island

    Help! In the video posted above by malcombpiper, what is the second tune? I got that they start with Hut on Staffin Island, then a slightly faster, higher transposition of the same. But then they go into a fast reel. Someone mentioned Wing Commander..... more…

  • Re: Session wreckers!!!

    Ugh...just had my first "session" a loooonnngggg time...everybody in a backyard 6 ft apart and with masks on... more…

  • Hornpipes

    Which is the Irish style hornpipe--with a dotted rhythym, or straight? As many of you know, I'm "forced" to cross genre lines a lot with local groups, and I'm confused. Also, how fast does a dotted hornpipe go? Take Fisher's Hornpipe--I learned it dott... more…

  • Re: Songs and Tunes

    O'Carolan: Dr. John Hart more…

  • Re: Is ITM Insular?

    *elswhere = other places than Ireland more…

  • Re: Is ITM Insular?

    @ bogman, I think you hit on the real issue I'm wondering about; that is, how much of music in the Irish tradition originated elsewhere. more…