Falkbeer’s sixty-one comments

  • Please gentlemen!

    I´d just like to point out that a lot of traditional irish musicians play tunes that aren´t pure irish. For instace, Mary Bergin plays a Riguadon by Rameau on Feadoga Stain 2, and Sean Ryan plays Seven Hops (originally a swedish piece called Livet i fi... more…

  • Gavotte by Gossec

    A happy and cheerful Gavotte by the french composer Francois-Joseph Gossec (1734-1829). Originally for violin but in this key it´s easy to play and sounds good on the flute and the tin whistle too! It should be played rather fast (more like alla breve - ... more…

  • Gabon Doinuak

    According to my information this is a traditional basque christmas song. Lovely melody! more…

  • March from Delsbo

    This is a traditional swedish wedding march. The original title is "Brudmarsch från Delsbo". Delsbo is small town in Dalarna. I´ve heard this tune mostly played on the fiddle but I think it works fine on the tin whistle too! more…

  • Eanach Dhúin

    Slow air. more…

  • Three Ribbons

    This song was the leitmotif in the australian TV-series Against the Wind in the 70´s. more…

  • Women of Ireland, alternative version

    X:1 more…

  • Vila vid denna källa

    This is a tune by the swedish composer and poet (troubadour) Carl Michael Bellman (1740 - 1795). It should be played rather fast and more with a 2/4 feel. more…

  • Playing two whistles

    ceolachan! more…

  • Not ITM but…

    Well, Handel´s musik is not exactly ITM, but I think that baroque music often blends very well with traditional irish music. For example, Mary Bergin´s sometimes plays pieces by Rameau and O´Carolan is clearly influenced by the concert music of his da... more…