46 and 2’s twelve comments

  • Original pitch

    The common tuning was indeed lower than the modern A440 standard. I agree with fidkid that this was a touch of authenticity, because everything else (aside from the lay of the ship's lines, which would have been extraordinarily expensive to duplicate) was... more…

  • Re: Puck Fair - Irish group

    I think that's what going on right now between the Red Wings and Penguins, isn't it? more…

  • Re: Fiddle String identification

    Oh, and I called a very reputable dealer in Massachusetts that had been personally recommended to me by a conductor friend, and they had no idea either! more…

  • Re: Fiddle String identification

    Ha ha more…

  • Re: Fiddle String identification

    Thank you so much for all the replies! more…

  • Re: Fiddle String identification

    Oh, and they're not Jargar either. more…

  • Re: Fiddle String identification

    Thanks for the reply. i had already checked the Quinn website (no matches) and that website with the corelli doesn't match what I have. So far I have ruled out: All D'addario, all pirastro, all prim, and all corelli. They're not dominants either. more…

  • Fiddle String identification

    I know this topic is played to death (har har) on other threads, but I have really done my research and I cannot figure out what brand these strings are. more…

  • Re: Music in/around Roanoke VA

    Hey! I just moved from Providence/Attleboro myself! We're moving into a place in Salem this ummer, and we live in Botetort right now. more…

  • I'm currently working on this one, but playing off a recording by James Galway and the Chieftans. A bit different, but I can see the similarity and the harmony. more…