Noël’s thirty-four comments

  • Re: Heading for Halifax

    Breakfast television is a morning talkshow... there's really nothing in the archives as far as I could tell. more…

  • Heading for Halifax

    I heard the beautiful song Heading for Halifax the other night, and the only recording I can find of it is a truncated clip of a band that may not exist anymore on youtube. (The band is "Up all night") more…

  • Re: Bold Princess Royle { setdance ?? }

    The bold princess royal is a song on Michael Hanly's Celtic Folkweave album.. more…

  • Ha! more…

  • Re: Whistle to Piccolo to Flute

    do NOT start him on a piccolo. embouchure-wise a piccolo is much more difficult than a flute, and it might lead him to frustration (and not liking the instrument!) more…

  • Re: Waltzes

    we regularly play the Belltable, tom bhetty's, gentle maiden, and I"ve recently fallen absolutely in love with "If ever you were mine" more…

  • Re: Is it safe to look (at the dots) yet ?

    I almost never learn by ear (not that I can't -- that's how I pick up tunes *in* a session, but for preparation, almost never). more…

  • Re: How do you encourage everyone to play in tune?

    On the matter of flautists -- I think some people who switch to the flute, or are just beginning do not actually know how to tune. more…

  • Re: Boston sessions

    Oh hurray. I was thinking about moving to Boston sometime between May and September.... Ian you beat me to the question! more…

  • Re: YouTube Lessons

    I really enjoyed watching your movies, it seems like this is a great resources for beginners (and classical flute players looking for remedial ornamentation help) I really can't wait to see your intermediate videos. more…