Jayl’s twenty-three comments

  • X:1 Re: Carolan’s Farewell To Music

    What I have is pretty identical to what "glauber" posted 18 yrs ago but with added verbiage in the description elements of the abc's. I post the verbiage here so as not to be redundant. I seem to recall I might have retrieved off of the fine Bill Black pa... more…

  • Re: Top tunes for flute

    Not sure, being a flute player , I concur with some of these suggestions as they may deter you from learning,.. please be aware that some of these suggestions are the very pinnacle of musicians. Point is (and not to cause flames) you may not sound just li... more…

  • Re: Low whistles

    A consideration may also be the 'reach' of your arms. I found this out when I offered a low D to a player and she refused saying she couldn't reach the end notes- her arm length. Same response when I then offered a conical low D thinking it was a concern ... more…

  • Re: John Lardiner’s

    To this day, years later, still a favorite of mine. TYVM for transcribing more…

  • The Wedding, X:8

    c: Donald Shaw more…

  • New whistle + care + other

    Long time flute player (Sam Murray) ,..recently acquired a tin whistle and the whole thing is made out of aluminum and has a lovely tone. Just played it to get use to it and when I was finished I had aluminum residue on my fingers, thumb and mouth pieces ... more…

  • Re: Crested Hens on Irish flute can’t get the D#

    I can not for the life of me play a low D# on my D flute (Irish). I try moving my pork sausage finger slightly off the hole and it almost gets to the point of playing but then goes quiet- just a whistle of air instead of a note. I have tried blowing harde... more…

  • Re: Lafferty’s

    Ok- I see now in the above McGoldricks version more…

  • Re: Lafferty’s

    In my playing my Irish D flute how do I apply the low A/Bs (in 2nd measure) meaning, what would I play? more…

  • Re: New iPad & iPhone abc app: the Craic

    Hello, more…