benhockenberry’s one thousand and one comments

  • Re: Grumpy Button Box players

    Seconding Michele - Sharon Shannon has the performance-oriented smile perfected! John Whelan, too. more…

  • Re: Going slow to go fast

    The bulletproof blog, Reverend, Conical, Gimpy, and others have said what I would: if your goal is getting comfortable with speed, practice playing up to speed as well as practicing slow. Practice precision when playing slow – keep finger movements econ… more…

  • Re: Irish Music Boardgame

    Yeah, Pete, I was thinking the sets prompt was leading us toward a Monopoly-style game, but it’d be cool to take a less “round-the-board” structure. more…

  • Re: Irish Music Boardgame

    To add on to Kenny’s list: more…

  • Denis Murphy’s, X:12

    This is the setting played on Marty O’Keefe’s “Dawn in the Hills of Ireland,” under the title “Muckin’ of Geordie’s Byre.” more…

  • Re: Bobby Casey’s ‘sound’

    I don’t think this has been linked yet in thread – here’s that dissertation, Ashley: https://arrow.tudublin.ie/aaconmusdiss/6/ more…

  • Re: The German

    Alright. more…

  • Re: The German

    Wodanaz, can you correct your ABC for setting 1 now that it’s been identified? The Edit ABC tool is available to a setting author if you click the ABC tab of that entry! more…

  • Re: Commodordion

    I love it. Pure performance art – and I especially love the fact that he worked out ragtime fingerings and honed the skill to play the thing. Welcome at a session? Just once, perhaps, for the craic. But to perform 8-bit classics in faux-Parisien cafes? … more…

  • Re: Modal discrepancies

    It would make more sense spelled with sharps, as G# phrygian: G# A B C# D# E F# more…