jensis’s forty comments

  • Hans Thamsen

    This is not really a polka but a socalled "sønderhoning" from the tiny North Sea island of Fanø in Denmark. It's the only place with an unbroken musical tradition dating back several hundred years in Denmark. Historically the village of Sønderho was a ... more…

  • Château Du Garage

    It's the first part of a set played by the Danish Band Spöket i Köket. Possibly Franco-Canadian. The guitar chords are just a suggestion of course 😉 It has a good drive and some crazy rhythmical inconsistencies that make it sound interesting. more…

  • New site

    Just wanted to inform you that I had to move the abc transposer away from the old server at 8ung.at, more…

  • Road To Spencer

    A mandolin player at my local session played this tune - it's by Ricky Skaggs - as seen on youtube: more…

  • whistle tabs

    In the middle of the discussion s.o. asked for whistle-tabs: This is where you can convert abc to whistle tabs - a great tool: http://www.mandolintab.net/abcconverter.php more…

  • Is there an online ABC to guitar tab converter?

    I recently learned about the very handy tool http://mandolintab.net/abcconverter.php which converts ABC to mandolin or whistle tabs. Is there a similar one that provides guitar-tabs as well, preferrably online? I know tabledit can do the job, but an onli... more…

  • Re: Tin Whistle "fingerhole notation" software?

    Thanks for the link to abc-converter, this was exactly what I was looking for. What a handy little online-tool! I tried using Tabledit but when I chose "whistle-tabs" all I got was numbers from 0 to 16 or so.....not that useful... more…

  • Tin Whistle "fingerhole notation" software?

    I'm doing a tin whistle course for beginners at my school and I really don't want to force people to learn standard notation, they're supposed to pick up the tunes by ear. However, it would be good to be able to give them new tunes after they've learned ... more…

  • Wonderful tune - a French scottish

    Actually this is not a barndance but a French scottish by Frederic Paris. I got to know the tune yesterday at a session in northern Germany and I just got addicted to it. At the session they played it just like this guy: more…

  • Change of location

    The session takes place at: more…