baylady’s ninety-five comments

  • Re: Can you play too fast?

    If it’s ‘too fast’, I usually can’t savor it. I feel it’s then an acknowledgement of the fiddler’s technical ability and not necessarily their interpretation of the music. more…

  • Sounds great on viola too! more…

  • This was a favorite tune of the Queen Mum’s and it was played on the pipes at her funeral. more…

  • Jerry Holland

    Jerry passed away in 2009….the man and his music are missed! more…

  • Re: tunes for ear training?

    Good suggestions! I can tell when my intonation is ‘off’ so I know I’m not completely hopeless. [grin] more…

  • Re: tunes for ear training?

    “I started playing the Humors of Carrigholt last week and didn’t even know I had learned it until it came out of me one day” more…

  • Re: tunes for ear training?

    Great tune suggestions everyone! I am a big fan of Mr. Bain! more…

  • Re: tunes for ear training?

    I had not thought of polkas or mazurkas either….I’ll definitely look into those. Thanks all! more…

  • Re: tunes for ear training?

    Boatpiper, I agree! more…

  • Re: tunes for ear training?

    Thanks so much to each of you for your ‘take’ on things. I even thought [horror of horrors] that I might compose a tune to get a feel for the process from that perspective. more…