Wesley Mann’s two hundred and eighty-four comments

  • Re: Syncopated Jig

    Oscar Woods plays it in C, by the way, not G as it shows in the link Jeff posted. more…

  • Re: Syncopated Jig

    Are you referring to Oscar Woods Jig? It's the first track on "English Country Music from East Anglia," and it has a syncopation at the start of the B part. more…

  • Re: Rename the strike for consistency?

    In reference to Calum, there is nothing wrong with knowing or understanding what you are doing, but how does it help to rename something if you already know how to do it? And if you don't know how to do it, go find someone to show you, and then do what th... more…

  • Re: Rename the strike for consistency?

    Right Joe, but what I'm getting at is how little use that would be. If I articulate a note by hitting the flute with my finger, it doesn's matter if I call it a whack, or a hit, or a strike, or a throw, or any number of things. It's the same technique and... more…

  • Re: Rename the strike for consistency?

    You can call these things whatever you want but at the end of the day the sound is what matters, not the name. more…

  • Re: Things fall apart (i.e. my flute playing) at sessions

    It sounds like you need to listen to the other players. This probably sounds like basic advice, but it's hard to do if you are unfamiliar with the idiom or don't know the tunes very well. One of the things that makes session playing difficult is that ever... more…

  • Re: Rename the strike for consistency?

    Language is a set of symbols with arbitrary meaning. Renaming articulations won't teach you to accomplish them more proficiently, since the words themselves are arbitrary. If you don't learn the finger motion associated with those symbols, changing the sy... more…

  • Re: “The Northern Fiddler”

    Pm me if you decode to sell it for a reasonable price, I'd like to own a physical copy. more…

  • Re: FS: 5 Irish Tune Books

    Pm sent. more…

  • Re: FAKE IT!

    Mike, why should I be glad we are on opposite sides of the US? Asking for a friend. more…