fiddlechick13’s six comments

  • Session Info

    This session is monthly, taking place the first Sunday of each month from 3-5 pm. It's very friendly, and open to the public. Beginners are welcome, but more advanced players will feel right at home here too! The session is eclectic, so expect to hear som... more…

  • Too Much Hornpipe?

    This is a very hornpipe-y hornpipe. I imagine followed by Harvest Home (another very characteristic hornpipe), it would sound nice, but adding Boys of Bluehill and the Trumpet is probably just too much hornpipe! Not to mention too much D Major... I prefer... more…

  • Please come on down!

    Mixed-level session with a very friendly but somewhat rotating cast of characters, and home-made food is available (small donation requested). Excellent session for beginners or newcomers to Irish Trad--as a Classical violinist looking to learn more Trad ... more…

  • Folk Fest Alert

    This band plays nearly every year at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival at the end of July. Check out www.falconridgefolk.com for details. more…

  • C Sharps?

    I learned this tune from Majella Bartley when she was working on her Masters in Irish Trad Performance at the University of Limerick. This version is almost the same as hers except that the only C sharps she plays are the ones in bars 3 and 4 of the B par... more…

  • This tune is nearly identical to the melody of the sean nos song, Gaire na mBan, recorded on Aine Minogue's CD Were You at the Rock. I've always loved the tune, but could never find it searching under Gaire na mBan (I roughly translate this as Woman's Lau... more…