callison’s one thousand, three hundred and seven comments

  • Re: Please suggest ABC software to write out tunes

    I couldn't get ABCMus to work under VMWare on my Macintrash so I won't offer any opinions on it versus anything else. As far as sound output goes, I seem to recall reading on the web somewhere that neither Apple nor MicroSoft have put any effort into thei... more…

  • Re: Looking for the names of these tunes

    You can ask them: https://www.daimh.net/contact/ more…

  • Re: How To Read Notes Here

    I would forget spending much time trying interpret ABC notation directly unless you're going to use it to write or transcribe something. Instead, save the abc notation file and use an abc editor to open the file and show a score on your computer. There ar... more…

  • Re: Strap options Clareen Oyster 17 fret

    I use a standard guitar strap with doubled loops of leather shoestrings to attach it to my Clareen Celt. They're strong enough for the time being but I never play standing up either. Twelve and a half pounds is way more than I want to contend with. The st... more…

  • Re: Let’s Be Pals!

    I wonder if the non-web based TunePal uses a subset of the tunes the web based one does. That would certainly affect recognition efforts. If you just want to consider the programming that must be behind such an effort, it would be even more difficult than... more…

  • Re: O’Carolan for Classical Guitar

    I know a session member that does O'Carolan on the guitar quite well. Weapon of choice would be a harp of course... more…

  • Re: Etiquette

    If he's looking up the tune on TunePal I would consider it appropriate because at least he's interested in the music enough to find out what tune he needs to learn for the next session. Outside of that usage, it would be rude. Leaning over him to find out... more…

  • Re: Rad Trad

    Calum Stewart more…

  • Re: Was there ever an entire album of tunes that you wish you could learn?

    Matt Molloy’s “Stony Steps.” Would that by chance be "Shadows On stone"? more…

  • Re: David Daye Pipes

    I have a penny chanter on order with David and his emails have been straight forward and informative. Communication does not appear to be an issue. more…