Zepherius’s five comments

  • Re: buy a high whistle

    I'm very surprised to hear reenactor say that about clarkes. Admittedly I've only had one but it sounded really lovely an was in excellent order, not to mention easy to play, and most people I've heard mention them have said the same. I'd certainly recomm... more…

  • Re: This is liable to take all the fun out of sessions

    I agree with what a lot of people have said: that this can, for a professional, save time and clean up inconsistencies by being able to keep your instrument in the EXACT tuning that you intend with quick changes without being distracted by it. On the othe... more…

  • Re: Slow Airs

    There's the Wandering Whistler site. -it's for whistle obviously, but it's got a good collection of Airs (and anything else) that you can hear MIDI's (and often recordings) of, so I imagine it'd be a good call for anyone more…

  • I'd like to say how brilliant I think this tune is as an example of modern folk -it retains the traditional atmosphere perfectly but you can dance around to it like its led zepplin. :P more…

  • Tuning

    The actual transcription sounds spot on, but I've heard some live versions and the performance of this on the BBC transatlantic sessions, and I'm almost sure he's playing an F whistle (making the tune G minor). more…