ostrichfeathers’s one hundred and twenty-four comments

  • Re: Timing Question

    Ah, but what if the notation takes into account the fact that it’s not consistent? 🙂 more…

  • Re: Timing Question

    By the way, here’s the link for the Roaring Barmaid–forgot to add this before: more…

  • Rhythm of B part

    In answer to the question in the Discussion section about the Roaring Barmaid, the B part is structurally a normal jig as far as number of beats, but the structure of the melody makes it tempting to play the accents so that it just sounds like there are … more…

  • Re: Timing Question

    I just posted some comments in the tune section for the Roaring Barmaid, which might help clear up some of the confusion about the B part. more…

  • Re: Low whistles at Fleadh

    Thanks for checking, Kenny! I would definitely go head and email the St. Louis comittee as well, and maybe forward that reply from Comhaltas in Ireland to them, since there is often a disconnect between what Ireland says and what US branches are aware of.… more…

  • Re: Low whistles at Fleadh

    In the past as far as I know low whistles have had to be in miscellaneous, but you should email the fleadh committee at either of the addresses on the website to be sure. more…

  • Re: Fleadh help?

    Check out this thread…it probably has all the answers you’re looking for and then some: more…

  • Re: harp maker’s

    I can dig up the contact for you. The waiting list was three years long as of August 2003, and is probably close to five years now from what I’ve heard. I’ve also heard that Mr. Egar has been having some health problems in the last year or so and thus… more…

  • Re: Harp players

    Hi Tari, more…

  • Re: Auditions

    Oops, didn’t know you were trying to keep it on the down low. I only mentioned it because I *really* like your column. 🙂 more…