martin clarke’s one hundred and four comments

  • Galope Des Pionniers

    Great tune from the fabulous Tidal Wave/Raz-de-Maree album 'Contra Music Of Quebec'. Recording is in D. https://www.greatmeadowmusic.com/quebec.html more…

  • Re: The Blythe Hill Tavern

    Great session last night, right through to the small hours. Mostly Irish, but I managed to sneak one or two tunes from elsewhere in as well. Friendly bunch. more…

  • Re: The Blythe Hill Tavern

    Just phoned the pub. They said the session is still on every Thursday. I might head down this evening. more…

  • Glenda’s, X:2

    Great tune! I think some of the notes are out of sync in the original transcription - try this... more…

  • Try the Shakespeare! more…

  • Head duly hung in shame, Fred. more…

  • This is similar to Back of the Change House... more…

  • Also in Kerr's Merry Melodies (book two I think) in F#m (/A) as "The Lasses Fashion". Great tune. more…

  • Apparently David Taylor (1992) identifies this as the root tune for a family of tunes which includes "The Boys of Portaferry," "The Sporting Boys," "The Pullet," "Shearing of the Sheep," and "The Red-Haired Lass." The title is not to be confused with "Pig... more…

  • The Pigeon On The Gale

    I originally found this tune in Kerr's Collections, but this is transcribed pretty much as I know it to play. I really like the 'floaty' B part. more…