sarai’s six comments

  • Re: Bowing techniques for “Pressed for Time”

    I first heard this tune on fiddle, played by Troy MacGillivray. I think it translates well. more…

  • Re: Cape Breton, Halifax, Nova Scotia Need Travel Advice

    I passed through the Busker’s Festival a couple of years ago - variable quality performers (passable to memorable), musical and non-musical entertainment. Fun evening, but not something I’d go too far out of my way for. more…

  • Re: Calling all Canadians…

    Thanks for your clarification. Sounds like you have well-thought-out reasons for stating things as you did. I wasn’t upset… just surprised at the original post. I wish you good luck. more…

  • Re: Case Kitsch

    My nonessentials are two spoons that my mother bought when she was young. I put them in my fiddle case because I always like to have an extra instrument in case someone would like to participate. more…

  • Re: Do breaks make you play better?

    Yes, I think there’s a “latency period” involved where you are learning something - a tune, technique, whatever - and you can play it decently, but if you walk away for a while (don’t quit playing necessarily, more…

  • Re: Calling all Canadians…

    Um, Canada is kind of big as you know. It might be helpful if you stated what area you’d like to have this group be based in, though I see you are in the Peg. more…