velay-b’s twenty comments

  • McGovern’s Favourite, X:8

    This version should be close to the first playing of the third tune of that set by Nasc (Pádraig Rynne - Concertina ; Tara Breen - Fiddle ; Jim Murray - Guitar) recorded live in Ennis as part of the Consairtín festival in April 2021. more…

  • Caha Mountains, X:3

    This version should be close to the first playing of the second tune of that set by Nasc (Pádraig Rynne - Concertina ; Tara Breen - Fiddle ; Jim Murray - Guitar) recorded live in Ennis as part of the Consairtín festival in April 2021. more…

  • Re: The Silver Strand

    In my previous comment the "we" from the set's note means obviously the people from Nasc. more…

  • The Silver Strand, X:2

    This version should be close to the first playing of that set by Nasc (Pádraig Rynne - Concertina ; Tara Breen - Fiddle ; Jim Murray - Guitar) recorded live in Ennis as part of the Consairtín festival in April 2021. more…

  • Paddy Fahey’s, X:3

    This is the same setting of #2 proposed by JWiseman but I have added some comments in the text to show to fiddlers who are not so familiar with Bb (or Gm or whatever) how to make their finger's life more "easy"! more…

  • The Cat In The Corner, X:5

    I've done my best to listen carefully to the Martin Hayes's first version in his CD "The lonesome Touch". His choice of keys is quite peculiar but rich for its color. As usual, when repeating the phrase, some rolls in the first part are obviously changed... more…

  • a flute version by Órlaith McAuliffe and Gearóid McNamara

    It is the first one of that set : more…

  • Sraid Na Cathrach is a slip jig

    it is indeed a slip jig in 9/8 as Doogary Crannog which is said to be paired (here it is given as 6/8 ; because bars are written in 9/8, is there any bug in the soft of the database? ) more…

  • Éalódh Na Muc - The Pass Of The Dolphin

    This tune is composed by Zoë Conway, this text should be close to that source : more…

  • Re: The Tempest

    Actually there is a confusion of date on Fergal's page and it might become Day 62... more…