greg sheils’s three hundred and twenty-one comments

  • Re: Theme Vannitaise

    And it's called Twiglet because someone was munching on a bag of "marmite snacks" while the dance was being worked out by Planet. more…

  • Re: Diatonic boxes

    It's worth being aware that, where you have two reeds, the reeds won't be pitched either side of the target note, to give a "right" average. Rather, one will be to pitch and the other will usually be sufficiently sharp to provide the wetness desired by th... more…

  • Re: Sub-100€ Tin Whistle

    The Goldie sounds like a bargain. Lovely whistles. more…

  • Re: Arrane Ghelby

    I see the info on the "variation" has reappeared, thanks. more…

  • Re: Perfect intonation?

    And then there's the difference between just and equal temperament. Your ears can be right and the tuner wrong. more…

  • Re: Apparently, my brain is 70 tunes deep.

    I don't think that it's a mistake putting effort into interesting tunes. Chuck them in here and there and if they are interesting to others maybe they will become session of the future. more…

  • Re: Chords on handwritten transcription.

    Two sharps, resolving on G puts the tune in G mixolydian. He will definitely mean G, D7, A, Em. Chords "naturally" fitting that key include G, A, A7, Bm, F#m and D (major). IMHO the D7 is wrong and would not sound good. A D major would be better. more…

  • Re: King Of The Fairies - Lonesome Wedding

    This is the Lonesome Wedding setting, as it appears in the Ossian 1993 Edition of the Roche Collection. It is listed in the hornpipe section. more…

  • Re: The Three Sea Captains

    Tony, just in case you haven't made sense of abc yet, ABC is not something you would normally read music from directly. Rather, it is an easy way of sharing tunes very small sized text files that don't need costly software to read and create. There are l... more…

  • Re: The Sportsman’s

    We play this with some swing. I think it depends where you are. more…