CyberSmudger’s four comments

  • Do you speak Irish?

    I am learning to play the piano using a book called Seinn an Piano by Geraldine Cotter. So far, the tunes I have learnt how to play are, amongst others, Ta'n Coileach ag Fogairt an Lae, Nead na Lachan sa Mhuta and Donal na Greine (please forgive the missi... more…

  • The Dance

    Longways for as many as will. more…

  • A New Trick?

    Apparently, the word 'anacrusis' derives from the Greek 'anakrouein', which means ‘to strike up (a tune)’. So, whereas it may be mathematically incorrect to put an anacrusis at the beginning of a tune, it appears to be linguistically correct to do so... more…

  • A rose, by any other name, would smell as sweet…

    But this tune, going by the name of 'Sligo Fancy' has a swing rhythm. more…