Fiddle R’s two hundred and nineteen comments

  • Re: fiddle container for cabin baggage

    Well, Nate, such a kind offer. If ever I am in the States and especially Pennsylvania, I shall take you up on your offer. In the meantime, I think I am a bit strapped. Here in the East Anglia in the UK, we don't have a great deal of choice of airlines to ... more…

  • Re: fiddle container for cabin baggage

    Well Guernsey Pete, no thank you to your comments. Some of us do not have money to travel on more expensive airlines, or any one to borrow a bow from. I trust you have both of these in plenty and if so, be grateful for that! more…

  • Re: fiddle container for cabin baggage

    Looks good, but is 26in (66cm) high, so too tall for Ryan air. Thanks anyways. more…

  • fiddle container for cabin baggage

    Does anyone know of a container that is the cabin baggage size of 55 x 40 x 20 cm made for a fiddle? The measurements should work for a full size fiddle, and I just wondered whether anyone knew of who might make one? more…

  • Have we logged all the ‘old’ traditional tunes…

    ...and so now is the tradition 'creating' new tunes, and if so, how does this sit within the 'tradition'? Only, after several decades of playing within the 'tradition' the titles become more and more, or even less and less, of the 'music'. Yes, I know we ... more…

  • Scollay’s Reel

    We play the King of f the Fairies as a different tune, which is more like Prince (or King) William of Orange. more…

  • Re: What’s wrong with noodling ?

    I'm amazed! I only thought guitarists noodled! more…

  • Northumbrian Fiddler Tom McConville plays this with Chris Newman on 'Fiddler's Fancy' The music of James Hill CD. more…

  • Re: Have you (or would you) walked out of a session in the huff?

    Deffinition of 'noodling' in my neck of the woods, is when guitarists (usually) SEEM to be going to sing/play, but keep on and on and on going over the same bit as if they've lost it and can't find it. more…

  • Re: helpppp

    If the flute is made of wood, it could be a hairline crack that opens when the flute is warmed up. more…