dfay’s seven comments

  • Wow. Nice to see this available again. I recently converted my copy of Martin's Humours of Glin to mp3 from cassette.... more…

  • This is a slow air, the title tune of Eugene O'Donnell's The Foggy Dew, on Green Linnet in 1988. more…

  • Transcribed from playing of Padraig O’Keeffe

    This is clearly a version of Fisher's Hornpipe, a tune commonly played as a reel in American fiddle music. I transcribed this from Kerry Fiddles (Ossian CD 10), recorded in Castleisland, Co. Kerry in 1952. I didn't transcribe the 2nd B part b/c it's vir... more…

  • Some of Brendan’s variations

    4th bar is played with a roll ~c3 BAF or a bowed triplet (3ccb c BAF more…

  • From Brendan Mulvihill & Donna Long

    transcribed from the Morning Dew where it appears after Shandon Bells/Boys of the Town/Rakes of Clonmel for a nice Am->Amaj transition to end the set. more…

  • album notes from the Steeplechase by Brendan Mulvihil and Donna reads "These two reels, the first of which is a variation of 'The Mountain Road,' were composed by Martin Mulvihill in the 1970s. more…

  • F naturals

    Brendan Mulvihill plays with F naturals on the Steeplechase, where I learned it...lots of differences in the second part as well. more…