janeh’s eleven comments

  • Re: A Quiet Autumn

    Just been listening to Flook's set Bruno in which this is the second tune - it's a strongly G centred tune and I can only hear C naturals. Mandolala's transcription is pretty accurate IMHO. more…

  • Re: Dancing The Baby

    Delightful tune for a rainy Saturday afternoon! Thank you :-) more…

  • Re: Paddy Fahey’s

    That's a really cool set Jamie. thanks for the share! more…

  • Re: Dueling Penny Whistlers :)

    Haha, Zenns! Now I'm asking myself if I know what kind of whistle I play :D more…

  • Re: Pricier mandolins and tone

    Does it have to be a vintage instrument or would you consider buying new? Davy Stuart's instruments are well priced, sound lovely solo and hold their own in a session. I have a mandola made by him and know several people who play his mandolins. more…

  • Re: Dueling Penny Whistlers :)

    Hey Laura, never apologise for asking questions!! We all started from a point of ignorance, although some may have forgotten that :-) more…

  • Re: Do you learn by ear, by eye, or both? A survey…

    Both. Ear's quicker though, and more fun. more…

  • Eh?

    A friend plays this tune as the first in a set of 3 with Morrisons and Tobins. I wrote the name as "Skillens Apples" .... hmmm ... more…

  • Re: Oz Whistles …anyone here ever play one?

    I have two Oz whistles, a low F made out of blackwood and a C made out of curly birch. They are truly beautiful instruments, thanks Mitch you are a genius! I use them mostly for ensemble playing (harmonies with another whistle) and the band thinks they ... more…

  • Harmony & rhythm

    The last 2 bars of the first part of the melody work nicely as a harmony under the last 2 bars of the second part - sounds great played on a low D whistle on which, BTW, it's quite easy to find those d# notes by half-holing. more…