Tijn Berends’s eighty-two comments

  • Re: Copyrights of some nontrad tunes

    "Why? I take it you’re not a professional musician? The lion’s share of any musician’s income is generated by copyright and the royalties system." more…

  • Re: Copyrights of some nontrad tunes

    Hey Marin, more…

  • Intercity Utrecht

    A tune I wrote in early 2018 for a step dancing flashmob. Named after a train connection in the Netherlands which a friend of mine doesn't believe in. He doesn't deny that it exists, he just doesn't believe in it. more…

  • Winter Is Cancelled

    Here's a slip jig I wrote in early 2018, when there wasn't much winter going on round where I live. It's really in F sharp minor, not A major, but the former isn't an option in the key selection menu. Ah well, the result is much the same. more…

  • The Jackdaw Chased The Mouse But Failed To Catch It

    Written by me in late 2017. Name is self-explanatory, really. more…

  • The Limestone Rock, X:5

    As played at the sessions in Utrecht and Groningen in the Netherlands. more…

  • Re: Piano Ornamentation

    "A triplet is simply three notes of equal length played to the length of a single note." more…

  • Re: Writing ABC

    "When it should be done like this:" more…

  • Re: Guitarists, which capo do you prefer?

    Meself I just have an assistant to push his finger onto the neck when I tell him to. No buzz, key change goes very smooth, no breaking springs or stuff. Just feed them once a week and you're grand. more…

  • Re: Strange notation.

    Seven small lines above a triplet usually indicate that the musician should cease playing, jump up and down seven times while chanting the major third of whatever key the tune is in and then continue the tune as if nothing happened. Surprised you didn't k... more…