Rocu’s nine comments

  • Re: What parts of the body does playing tunes effect?

    Musicians are prone to repetitive stress injuries. Many of them are specific to the instrument. Fiddlers, for example, can get wrist and shoulder problems. more…

  • old thread, good tune

    Can someone point me at the video mentioned above where armand plays it with 'britches'. My YouTube search-fu is weak. more…

  • Re: Where to buy strings?

    I asked a question then left on a trip. Rude, I know, but I'm happy to see all your replies. Time to get shopping. more…

  • Where to buy strings?

    I'm looking for an online dealer with decent prices on Helicores and Dominants. I placed an order at gostrings.com and have had a terrible experience with them that I do not want to repeat. Who has worked for you? more…

  • s'beautiful more…

  • I find it easier to play in A as written in "The Portland Collection." more…

  • Not the same tune.

    The Wild Asparagus tune of the same name is by (I believe) Denny Novek. I think it is named for the mountain in New England and not the ship of the desert. more…

  • Contra Dance Tune

    This tune is enjoying a resurgence in the contra repetoire. I think I've heard it at nearly every dance I've been to this summer. more…

  • Solas Tunebook

    Is there a Solas tunebook out? more…