Stewart’s one hundred and sixty-one comments

  • Tom O’Connor’s

    A beautiful tune I heard on the radio recently, played by Oisin Mac Diarnada on Teada. I looked on the internet for the notes with no luck. Then I found it in Fiddler Magazine, vol. 16, no. 1 (2009): "traditional Irish hornpipe transcribed by Tim McCarric... more…

  • Hökpers Vals

    A beautiful waltz by Lars Hökpers from Dalarna, Sweden. Played by Mia Marin more…

  • Re: Flypolska

    A correction on my first post - that is Gabi Maas playing violin, and Jamie Huddlestone on accordion. more…

  • Re: Flypolska

    An audio track of Teija Nikii playing Flypolska is also here more…

  • Re: Flypolska

    Bazza, you're right, it is in 3/4 time. I changed the note values and bar lines (see above) - it makes more sense now. Thanks. more…

  • Flypolska

    This is a polska, not a reel. I heard this polska played by Jamie Huddlestone (Fiddle) & Gabi Maas (accordion) in a set: Slängpolska från Småland/Flypolska. Flypolska was composed by the Finnish accordion player Teija Niku. I transcribed it from her pl... more…

  • Björkö Polska

    A Finnish polska. Björkö is an island off the west coast of Finland. Played by The Newlands Co-op - Sara Pajunen(fiddle) and Vidar Skrede (guitar). Second tune on this video at 2:58. more…

  • Atlantic

    A lovely waltz composed by Anna Gustavsson, performed by Laurel Premo on violin and Anna on nyckelharpa. Some beautiful harmonies between the two instruments. but difficult to disentangle the melody as played on the violin - I may not have got that comple... more…

  • Re: Lament For The Kerry Fisherman

    Originally I had signed this as Ddorian, but it is really Dmaj more…

  • Re: The Wee Rabbit

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xvDIwKi0uQ more…