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Five tune settings, and four comments.

  • The Melvin Wave reel
    X: 1
    T: The Melvin Wave
    R: reel
    M: 4/4
    L: 1/8
    K: Dmaj
    |:DFAF EAGE|FDFA d2de|fdAd faaf|abaf geeg|
    f2ec dAFA|defe dcBA|GFEF GABd|cAGE EDD2:|
    |:dBAB df (3fff|abaf gfec|df (3fff dfgb|afdf efge|
    fa (3aaa faba|afdf edBc|dBAF A2 (3Bcd|cAGE EDD2:|
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  • Re: Banjo head tuning…

    Interesting approach, Graham, I'll have to try it. I use a Drum Dial, as he had mentioned. The Drum Dial is a fairly sensitive instrument that has a spring loaded plunger that measures how far it can push into the head. I usually set 11" banjos up s...

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  • Re: Instrument noises in Trad Music

    Raw is always better with me, just so long as the musician is reasonably accomplished.

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  • George White’s Favourite reel
    X: 4
    T: George White's Favourite
    R: reel
    M: 4/4
    L: 1/8
    K: Gmaj
    Bd|:e~B3 eBdB|AGAB GEDE|G~B3 GABd|eBdB A2 Bd|
    e~B3 eBdB|AGAB GEDE|GABd gedB|1 AGAB GABd:|2 AGAB G2 de||
    |:gede gaba|~g3a gede|dega bgag|eaag a2 ga|
    bgeg d2 de|gede gaba|~g3a gedB|1 AGAB G2 de:|2 AGAB GABd||
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  • Here's a version based in part on the playing of Kevin Burke--just subtly different from Brad's original.

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  • The Girls Of Banbridge jig
    X: 6
    T: The Girls Of Banbridge
    R: jig
    M: 6/8
    L: 1/8
    K: Dmaj
    |:B|AFA dcB|BAG FED|FAD FED|CDE EFG|
    AFA dcB|BAG FED|(f/ a3/2)f gec|ded d2:|
    |:B|AFA dfa|agf efg|(f/ a3/2)g fed|cde e2 A|
    AFA dfa|agf efg|(f/ a3/2)f gec|ded d2:|
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  • The Wise Maid reel
    X: 7
    T: The Wise Maid
    R: reel
    M: 4/4
    L: 1/8
    K: Dmaj
    |:F3G FEDE|FAAB AFED|d2 (3efg fdec|dBAF BE E2|
    F3G FEDE|FAAB AFED|d2 (3efg fdec|dBAG FD D2:|
    |:d2AG FDFA|dfaf gfeg|fAdf eAce|dfed cA A2|
    BEGB ADFA|dfaf gfed|(3Bcd ce dBAG|FGEF D2:|
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  • The Bucks Of Oranmore reel
    X: 8
    T: The Bucks Of Oranmore
    R: reel
    M: 4/4
    L: 1/8
    K: Dmaj
    |A2FA A2dB|A2FA BEE2|A2FA A2Bd|egfd edBd|
    A2FA A2dB|A2FA BEE2|DEFG AFAB|defd edBd||
    ADFD A2dB|ADFD BEE2|ADFD A2Bd|egfd edBd|
    ADFD A2dB|ADFD BEE2|DEFG AFAB|defd efge||
    a2fd edef|a2fd ed B2|a2fd edef|gefd edB2|
    a2fd edef|a2fd edB2|faaf bfaf|gefd edBd||
    f2df e2de|f2df edBd|f2df e2de|gefd edBd|
    f2df e2de|f2df edBd|faaf bfaf|gefd edBd||
    Adfd edfd|Adfd edBd|Adfd edfd|gefd edBd|
    Adfd edfd|Adfd edB2|faaf bfaf|gefd edBd||
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  • Re: We could do with a bit of humour…………….

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0Bq4-fCH0c

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