sjt’s thirty-six comments

  • Have you tried to see if it is not available?

    Why not try contacting Sharon through her website (site address given earlier) and see if you can obtain a copy. This beats ripping and distributing and the artists get paid for their time and effort. more…

  • I attended their Friday and Saturday shows held as part of the M2006 Festival in Melbourne. They were brilliant. My 4 y.o. daughter danced from the start to the end of the Sat. session. more…

  • Re: Low whistle question

    I should have mentioned in the above example that the A note is fingered the usual way. more…

  • Re: Low whistle question

    I have a Howard low D. How I finger the C# on the Howard will depend on the notes before and after it. I have not had much trouble fingering the C# the usual way - ie lifting all fingers off - providing that I maintain four points of contact with the wh... more…

  • This version appears to parts 1, 3 and 4 of the six part jig "The old gray goose". The old gray goose is a great tune. more…

  • Re: overton or Chieftain

    The chiff and fipple website has reviews of various whistles. I seem to remember a lengthy review from someone who compared the overton and chieftain range of whistles. Why not head to that site and see if it helps. more…

  • On the Totally Traditional Tin Whistle CD, Various Artists, Josie McDermott plays two polkas. The first is Murphy's and the second is The Keadue polka a.k.a Ryans more…

  • Re: OT- if you are in the engineering sciences, what instrument do you play?

    I don't fit the engineering sciences, but I am a physicist that consults in radiation protection and measurement. My instrument of choice - whistles. more…

  • Re: Define double jig?

    Instead of 'rashers and sausages' my preference is to use various phrases from the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme. So the last two bars of Will's example would become more…

  • Thanks for the reply, Lordy. more…