MacChristo72’s fourteen comments

  • Re: Vincenzo’s Flute

    I love this! It’s sounding good on my Clarke d whistle. I’ll have to try it on the low d tomorrow! Great tune! more…

  • Re: C

    There are many tunes on this site that are not Irish. The site is named ‘the session,’ as opposed to ‘the session exclusively to tunes proven to be composed in Ireland or by an Irish person.’ Can a ‘polka’ ever truly be Irish? more…

  • Donal’s Trip to Old Trafford

    I’m trying to learn this tune by Laurence Nugent on my low F whistle. It is the first track on ‘White Island’ and I’d be most indebted if somebody could put it into notation! It’s such a sweet tune! more…

  • Re: Am Bleigeard Reamhar

    I believe ‘Am Bleigard Reamhar’ translates from Scots Gaelic into English as ‘The Fat Blaggard.’ I speak some Gaeilge and recognise the word ‘reamhar’ to mean fat. I’m just assuming ‘Bleigard’ is the root form of ‘Blaggard’ or ‘blackguard’ (a dishonest or… more…

  • Re: The Cherry Blossom

    The tune that Laurence Nugent plays on ‘White Island’ entitled ‘Cherry Blossom’ sounds nothing like the tunes above and is a jig not a polka. Does anyone have the sheet music for the ‘Cherry Blossom’ jig please. more…

  • Re: Beyond The Pale

    Jeff, thank you so much, you are a legend! more…

  • Re: Can I make my low Whistle louder?

    Thanks dunnp! That’s definitely in the ballpark of what I was looking for! more…

  • Re: ‘Beyond the Pale.’ Irish Jig.

    Yes Jeff, that’s the one! Cracking tune, quite surprised it’s not on this site! more…

  • Re: Can I make my low Whistle louder?

    I’d love someone to design an electric whistle. Something that could be played in virtual silence with headphones for those unforgiving practises and something that could be adjustable for volume and effects. I love playing the whistle and have been playi… more…

  • Re: ‘Beyond the Pale.’ Irish Jig.

    It’s a cracking tune! I want to play it on the whistle but I have very basic hardware/software so am unable to slow it down! I have an electronic guitar tuner, might be able to stop/start and find the bare bones of it that way! more…