kiwi’s seventy-four comments

  • Help - Tune name obscure(?) jig?

    Can you help me name this tune? I apologise in advance if its already here - I just cant seem to find it. more…

  • McGlynns setting

    Just added the version that Arty McGlynn plays of this tune although I transposed it up into Dmaj from his setting of Gmaj. Only coz I like it in this key rather than in G. Very nice tune this one. First heard it in the late 1980's on an LP late one dark ... more…

  • The Wayfaring

    Sounds so familiar but I cant find this anywhere excpet on Fergal Scahills album of the same name more…

  • Wayfaring

    Cranking Fiddle. Thanks for this great CD. more…

  • Re: PRS will kill music, thank God!

    We have a similar situation in Australian with APRA - Australian Performing Rights Association. I help run a small folk festival where we do not pay any performers, we do not have a porgram, lessons are free adn we all have great fun. Its the longest runn... more…

  • Oh yes, apologoies for the over simplification of the tune in the notation but it takes me too long to write it out. have a listen instead. Cheers more…

  • Dinny Delaney’s Jig

    Lovely tune picked up from the playing of John Carty. He plays it after one of Jogn mcHugh's jigs on "At it again". Lovely playing John. more…

  • Re: Instruments in harsh climates, care and feeding of

    Well more…

  • Re: Concertina players! I need info, and some help!

    Come on. Ebay is not that bad really. I bought a fantastic Suttner concertina from a bloke in England from Ebay. It was simply a case of finding someone to referee the seller which in this case was not difficult at all as he knew some top instrument maker... more…

  • Re: Concertina Queries

    Oh by the way, I have never heard of a Regoletta. But have heard of Jeffries, Suttner, Wheatstone, Lachenal etc. Also there is therapy available (and drug treatment for serious cases) for people who want to get into diatonic stuff with their gin. Good luc... more…