Roland Scales’s three comments
Re: The Gentle Maiden
I always knew this tune as a waltz - and I thought it was French (“La valse des roses”, “La rose des roses” or “la valse des croissants”). more…
Re: Tes Jolis Patins Blanc
“Tes jolis patins blancs”, taking agreement of number and gender (French grammar) into account. [“Patins” is a pluralised masculine noun and the two adjectives need to take the appropriate ending.] more…
Re: Has anyone here heard Irish Music being played on a Hurdy Gurdy?
It can be done - but it’s extremely difficult. There’s Youtube footage of the French gurdist Grégory Jolivet playing Irish tunes on the gurdy, and looking quite pleased with himself into the bargain. But then he can. more…