islandanne’s five comments

  • This great tune is also on the second Hazelius Hedin album, 'Sunnan' (2014). Yes, it was composed by Annlaug Børsheim, a Norwegian folk musician (Hardanger fiddle, guitar, voice). more…

  • Re: Dating in Irish music

    Reviving this thread.. more…

  • Re: sessions in Rome

    I know this is an old thread, but I'm going to be in Rome and would love to play a few tunes. I'll be there Dec. 18- Jan 2 for a family holiday. more…

  • Re: post session feeling

    There's a during-session feeling too, when you hear the start of a tune, you just know where the notes are, and the way the air in the flute feels vibrating against my fingers, I'm swept along. I love the tunes dancing in my head afterwards. more…

  • To Niall

    Thanks for writing this tune! I learned it from Brian Finnegan at Boxwood Festival in Nova Scotia in 2008, where it is now a standard at sessions. We also play it at my session here in Halifax. I enjoy its 3-part structure - there are plenty of other good... more…