Thom Pratt’s twenty-six comments

  • This from the web

    http://sophieandfiachra.com/home more…

  • Re: Ceoltoiri Chualann scores/transcriptions - do they exist?

    Here's theUCC page on the O'Riada archives more…

  • I'm with bdh on this one. This is very smooth playing. If anything it's a little too smooth. more…

  • Jig Set tunes

    The first Gan Ainm in the third set is The Lilting Banshee, the second is The Butchers March more…

  • Corney is Coming

    The second Gan Ainm in the 10th set is Corney is Coming more…

  • The Five Roads

    We know this as The Five Roads in Toronto. It came to us from Chris Langan, and is in his book. more…

  • Re: box notation

    This sounds like the notation used by Frank Custy to teach his students around Ennis in the 70's and 80's. I have a couple of his books at home, but they're scant on a legend or lexicon to that definitely kabbalistic notation. more…

  • Great Tunes

    A lovely CD for the tune hunters and gatherers. more…

  • Pulling Strings

    12 tracks primarily focused on the music of the 17th and 18th century Irish harpers. It also features an eclectic mixture of traditional tunes arranged for harp and strings by Cormac and Máire, accompanied by Cormac's brother Fionán de Barra on guitar a... more…

  • The Pretty Blue Seagull

    Frank Claudy – Flute, Whistle (Frank plays John Gallagher D and Bb flutes, John Sindt Bb, D and Eb whistles, a blackwood Lon Dubh D whistle by Pat O’Dwyer and a Michael Burke A whistle) more…