flying tigerpig’s one hundred comments

  • Re: Musically literate?

    I do both. Not too hot at sight reading (well, you have to play loads of notes at once on piano). Wish I could sight read better, used to be a bit better but got out of practice. Normally learn by ear or from sheet music, do plenty of both. V. hand... more…

  • Re: Do you sometimes wish you didn’t play an instrument?

    Do I sometime wish I didn't play an instrument? Are you mad? more…

  • Re: VERY strange

    Always, always have tune in my head. more…

  • Re: What Santa going to bring you???

    A cello, and space to keep it. Fed up with playing cello effect voice on keyboard. An old dog can be taught new tricks, so there. more…

  • Re: Ever "Lose" a Tune?

    Often lose tunes but can usually pick them up again. Most often lose them if trying to follow music and/or count bars. But if using music then it's easier to pick them up. more…

  • Re: Session songs for Christmas

    Love the idea of shepherds/ghost riders. It works really well; 'One song to the tune of another', provided they are carefully matched, is one of our favourite games. Unfortunately poor old Sir Cliff's effort wasn't too hot. Millennium prayer or someth... more…

  • Re: A Christmas wish?

    Oh! Merry Andrew! My dad took me to see that when I was a kid - I loved it, and yes, it's the one with "The square on the hypotenuse" great song, I can still sing it, -it was a great help with Pythagoras when I was older. more…

  • Re: Rubber Folk

    Ptarmigan, I do agree that it was a good idea (read my first para again!) and things like this should always be encouraged. All I'm really saying is that it didn't work for me, and I was trying to understand why. I don't normally listen to Folk on 2 ,... more…

  • Re: A Christmas wish?

    Here we go again.... more…

  • Re: Rubber Folk

    Oh dear........This is what I sent to BBC website: more…