crfiddler’s forty-two comments

  • Jamkzam

    Just wondering if anyone has tried the new program called Jamkazam? Apparently it lets musicians play as an ensemble in real time even though they are in different parts of the world. Unlike Skype which has that little delay. It sounds like it would be a ... more…

  • Re: Cleaning fiddle strings

    Try the alcohol pads that are used to disinfect and area before getting a needle. This way you won't get any alcohol drips on your varnish. more…

  • Re: Kathleen Conneely??

    Kathleen teaches at Swannanoa most years. Here's a link to her biography on the staff page. Very nice girl and a wonderful whistle player. more…

  • Indexing fiddle books

    I'm sure many have thought of possibly indexing your tune books at one time or another in some sort of database that would be searchable in an excel type of program. Has any one figured out a way of doing so short of typing every entry by hand? more…

  • Re: Do you have to quaff to quaver?

    Quaffing some wine helps me to quaver quickly. more…

  • Re: The Legacy Tunebook - Free Download

    Thank you Nigel for all of your contributions to the tradition. I have gleaned much from your hard work. more…

  • Re: What’s the most haunting air/lament you know?

    Nathanial Gow's Lament to the Death of his Brother is very haunting and very beautiful!! more…

  • Re: Frustrated! Searching for "The Stranger Tune".

    Fiddlelearner I had a similar "desperate search" Years ago when "The Thistle and Shamrock" was a new program I heard a beautiful few verses of a song on the program by a male singer. The doorbell rang and I never heard the end of the tune. I did catch th... more…

  • record what you hear and Windows 7

    I recently bought a new lap top and have Windows 7 and IE8 on my computer. I have both audacity programs on my computer too. Unfortunately I can no longer record what I hear with audacity. I used to edit the songs out of sessions with audacity and then sl... more…

  • Re: Slow bowing / Airs..?

    Here's a video I found a week ago. I've heard it over and over to stabablize my bow with my pinkie but rarely practice the idea. It worked and I'm trying to incorporate it into my playing. I love to play slow airs and it seems to work for me, http://www.y... more…