Kevin Carr’s seven comments

  • Re: Galician Tunes for irish sessions? YT playlist

    At the Lark Camp in Mendocino, CA every summer we have a Galicia bagpipe class, Galician dancing class, and occasionally Galician accordion. There is a lot of music on the Lark website library. more…

  • Re: Irish Accompaniment and Appalachian Fiddle

    I seems we are not mentioning the difference between emphasizing downbeat versus offbeat.. The latter being universal in OT music,and the former traditional in Irish and Quebecois music. There are many great accompanists who are sensitive to the tunes an... more…

  • G

    I think the second setting sounds much more Galician in Straight G more…

  • title

    the title is Muiñeira de Pontesampaio. Well known in Galicia more…

  • name

    With two additional parts ( which are the muiñeira de Lugo ) it is called Estroupele, Estroupele, which means get up and shake it, more or less. more…

  • Jota de Mahia

    Sorry - I had it wrong - this is the Jota de Mahia - but it can be seen played by Ricardo Portela on youtube. more…

  • Jota Da Maia

    I know this as the Jota de Neano. You can hear gaita master Ricardo Portela play it on youtube. It is a beautiful piece. A jota is really more of a 3/8 piece made to be played fast. I don't think it works too well as a waltz, more…