David50’s five thousand, two hundred and eleven comments

  • Re: Anglo Concertina players

    The photo came back. Relevant to cab's post is that I now see that it has a 4th finger rest and, probably, the normal thumb strap. Is the hand strap on the one in the clip better for Irish-style playing? more…

  • Re: Anglo Concertina players

    It would be good if someone who knows about these things gave a technical explanation of the 'why?' behind David and Staimh's comments. more…

  • Re: Anglo Concertina players

    Even more interesting - it's a frame from that clip - but I posted about it before cab ??? more…

  • Re: Anglo Concertina players

    That's interesting. Firefox just updated itself and now shows a picture against recently visited pages. It cleverly found one of a concertina for this page - an English concertina more…

  • Re: Can anyone Explain Why

    So maybe as well as Chris's 'mental health' angle it can be a public safety device - get 'em wanting to dance before they can start a riot. more…

  • Re: Authorship of tunes in ABC notation

    Copyright is quite explicit in most jurisdictions. But my thoughts regarded manners. I think it is bad for a publisher not to tell me that tune is by Carolan if they know and lazy of them not to find out if they don't. Whether or not Archie Grant " asse... more…

  • Re: Authorship of tunes in ABC notation

    "Any thoughts on this, please?" I think disseminating the 'creative works' of a known author without including the name of the author is ill-mannered. more…

  • Re: Murphy Delaney

    Here it is in John Moore's manuscript. (Delany not Delaney if you have to search for it) more…

  • Re: Origin of Jig to Reel etc.

    I enjoyed Whitty1's second clip. How far back does that set go? more…

  • Re: Tin whistle ensemble pieces

    It could have been worded better - as these comments show - but I understood the sense as being "popular in some geographic areas of which England is one". Using the word 'country' would have ruled out geographic areas that were not countries. more…