corbyjo’s twelve comments

  • Last Train From Lanark

    This is a great tune from the wonderful Scottish fiddle player Adam Sutherland. It's in 3/4 but certainly not a waltz. He taught it to the Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club a few years ago when he came to Australia. I play it in Em on a C whistle and have... more…

  • Finnish Waltz No. 2

    This is a hauntingly beautiful waltz taught to me by Andy Rigby at the "Lake School of Irish Music and Dance" which is held in Koroit, Victoria, Australia in the first week of January each year. The tune was requested by one of the other flute students b... more…

  • Re: Cahir’s Kitchen

    Composed by Paddy Keenan I'm told. Anyone know if this is correct? more…

  • The Lindenow Pub

    This session is on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 1 o'clock until stumps. Beginners are welcome and the publicans (Shane and Sally) love it and are very supportive. They even supply the odd wood fired pizza and a couple of drinks. more…

  • Re: The Brexit

    Great tune. F#minor is so cool. A pity about the politics that inspired it! more…

  • Reel St. Jean, X:5

    I learned this tune from Andy Rigby at the Lakes School of Irish Music in Koroit Victoria Australia. I love the arpeggios in the "A Part" and none of the other versions had this the way Andy taught us. He learned it from Chris Norman when Chris came to ... more…

  • Northern March

    This is a tune taught by Andy Rigby at the Lake School of Irish Music held in Koroit Victoria Australia. Andy learned the tune at a Chris Norman workshop but didn't know the origin of the tune. He though that it was possibly from Northern Ireland. It i... more…

  • Re: Too fast?

    I was on the mixing desk at the Stock Camp when this was played. It was not rehearsed and Angus didn't know that O'Carolan's was going to go into the minor key and told me so over a beer later. They played everything from Robert Johnson, Hoagey Charmich... more…

  • Great tune

    Nice tune glan marco. I have been looking for a tune to go in a set with a Flook tune and a Niall Vallely tune. I think I've found it. more…

  • About the tune:

    This tune is written by the Melbourne fiddle player Peter Holmes. It has a great "B" part but some sections need to be put up octave for flute players and the like. more…