Eosaph’s two hundred and eighty-four comments

  • Re: Tune name

    Thanks, having fun with this. more…

  • Tune name

    Does anyone know the name of the last tune here? Thanks. more…

  • TradClub - Pennyghael Community Hall

    A monthly session held on the second Saturday of the month. This is a traditional celtic music session, playing Scottish, Irish, Swedish and other traditional tunes. The skill level is mixed - all levels are welcome. more…

  • Re: Banjo tension

    Many thanks for your replies. more…

  • Banjo tension

    A friend of mine has bought a old tenor banjo and the head feels very slack and it sounds quite quiet. We don't have a banjo to hand to compare. Any advice on methods of tightening without over-tightening would be welcome. more…

  • Re: The Ladies Pantalettes

    Wax cylinder recording by Patsy Touhey c. 1904. more…

  • Re: Mandola detuning

    Mark M - everyone else would admire you. more…

  • Re: Mandola detuning

    Thanks for the link Conical - interesting thread. I'm planning to give it a go at our session this week to see how it goes. more…

  • Mandola detuning

    I play mandola with unison strings and maybe I've been a bit slow here but having tuned both strings to exactly the same pitch for ever, I have found that things sound a lot more interesting if one is slightly flat or sharp. I wondered if detuned string s... more…

  • Re: Matt Hayes’

    Thanks. more…