kasperl’s thirteen comments

  • Key?

    I guess it's in Eminor, and not Edorian as the ABC says? It's a nice tune, definitely one I'll be playing more often. more…

  • Title?

    A hanter dro is a type of dance/tune, and while it's good to know that it's one, it's hardly the most informative title 🙂 more…

  • Recording?

    I'm not that familiar with seven-time waltzes, so I'm having a hard time figuring out the accents. What's the rhythm to this? A recording would be great! more…

  • Third attempt after having yet another few listens: more…

  • Actually, for your song you want the second to last post in this thread: more…

  • Lyrics

    http://sniff.numachi.com/pages/tiPRODIGAL.html more…

  • Re: Why is it that pint glasses, set in shuffling motion by massed foot tapping…

    Actually, half full ones might just be moving quicker because of Murphy's law. And a half full pint and an open violin case (empty, thankfully) can be quite deadly as well. Just as, according to a box player, a full pint of Coca Cola and an open (and full... more…

  • Re: Why is it that pint glasses, set in shuffling motion by massed foot tapping…

    I'd also assume that empty pints manage to jump a bit higher after each footstomp. so they'd move faster whatever direction was taken. Also, comparing a normal pint and one of those new Strongbow blunt weapons (extremely top-heavy), the normal ones seem t... more…

  • Re: Playing Whilst Not Concentrating

    When playing a tune, it only really works if I can do it without focussing. When playing bass, I rarely have the time to properly zone out, because I play by ear and have to pick up any variation the guitar player decides might be a good idea. more…

  • Re: Tony Dixon Flute/whistle

    I've got a Dixon brass high D as my first whistle, and so far I like the tone quite a lot, even when it's me playing (with only 3 weeks since I've gotten the thing, that seems quite amazing for me). It plays easily, and it's very easy to jump between octa... more…