Eric Coffey’s four comments

  • Re: The Merry Blacksmith

    Thank you for your vigilance, heh. I'm counting the beats in version 10 and there are four beats per measure, perhaps you caught it when I was in the middle of it, trying to figure out the ABC notation? This was my first attempt to notate using ABC shorth... more…

  • The Merry Blacksmith, X:10

    I learned this tune from a friend and there is a version here almost identical, but there were some ties across the bar line that I wanted to try to show in the version I posted (version 10). I also added a trill in the B section. more…

  • Re: The Merry Blacksmith

    the Celtic Camerata has a great version of this tune: more…

  • Re: On the Threshold of a Drink

    The first album by the Celtic Camerata is true to the spirit of these tunes. Ancient songs, modern musicians. The band members are American, friends from a college in California and are descendants from Irish immigrants. It's interesting and refreshing th... more…