Cheeky Elf’s one thousand, seven hundred and seven comments

  • Re: Weak notes.

    Ok, I see now. What I meant is that I didn’t feel anyone was trying to compete with anybody else. more…

  • Re: Weak notes.

    How on earth did you extrapolate that from what you quoted? more…

  • Re: Beginner Flute Questions 2021 Version

    For me, using the left hand index finger to press the flute against my chin helps to keep my lips and embouchure hole lined up. Just as an experiment, I was able to stretch my left thumb straight back to where it was giving no support whatsoever and the f... more…

  • Re: Weak notes.

    Ross, I think I've experience two, maybe three sessions where a certain character took over and played at everybody all night. It wasn't pleasant. I can only imagine how much more awful it would have been if everyone was doing that. The place where we (us... more…

  • Re: Weak notes.

    Harry did spend a lot of time emphasizing breath pulsing as well, so I guess every note couldn’t have literally been as loud as possible. Perhaps the accents were on 11 while the rest of the notes were on 10. more…

  • Re: Weak notes.

    I'm pretty sure 'had' was a typo for 'hard.' more…

  • Re: Weak notes.

    I don't know how germane or tangential it is, but I found it interesting that at workshop Harry Bradley seemed to be of the mind that you played any given note as loudly as possible, with no effort to even out the volume, or care as to where the note was ... more…

  • Re: Shanties make a comeback on TikTok 😀

    That’s one of my favorite videos Gobby! Mr. Kimber could sink a schooner with that baritone, no? more…

  • Re: Discussion: Progressive sentiment behind the Hag tune set?

    A little evidence to support the witch theory... more…

  • Re: Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

    Maybe so Gobby. I think I tuned it out when Shane claimed that god had used him to save Irish music. more…