CreadurMawnOrganig’s ten thousand, one hundred and fifty-three comments

  • Re: First and Last House in Connaught?

    "Paddy OBrien composed Cooleys hornpipe also" more…

  • Re: Flute - glottal stops only?

    "We would know a lot more if we could get Malloy, Crawford, and the other flute luminaries to play some tunes in an X-Ray or MRI recording device to see exactly what’s going on inside their mouth." more…

  • Re: Joe Mooney Summer Camp

    I'll leave it to others to give you specific information on accommodation etc., as it is some years since I have been there – and I have only ever been as an individual. With a group that size, however, I think it would be wise to send a message via th... more…

  • Re: Covid and whistles

    "Imperial College in London did a detailed scientific study and found that wind instruments produce less droplets than vocalisation." more…

  • Re: John Joe Harnett/Hartnett

    @Kenny: Ah, that explains why the announcer introduced him as 'John Harnett'... Apologies for my lack of diligence. I enjoyed his playing all the same. Does his playing sound a lot like his father's? more…

  • Re: John Joe Harnett/Hartnett

    Found this clip, linked to from Chiff and Fipple: more…

  • Re: Can an uilleann pipe play chanters in D and C keys?

    "If you have experience, please comment." more…

  • Re: DADGAD Chords

    If you have different sources rcommending different shapes for the same chord, why not try them all and find which ones sound best? Ultimately, the more ways you have of playing each chord, the wider your palette for variation within a given harmonic fram... more…

  • Re: What instrument is this?

    The ornamentation gives it away as a button accordion, but from the tone, it's clearly a midi accordion trying sound as unlike an accordion as possible – it sounds a bit like Northumbrian Smallpipes played via an accordion keyboard. more…

  • Re: Tune Name

    As you probably know, Scan Tester was a concertina player from Sussex, many of whose tunes (i.e. tunes learned from his repertoire) are well known on the English trad scene, but particularly in SE England, where he is regarded as one of the 'patriarchs' ... more…