errik’s two hundred and six comments

  • Calum Fhionnlaid

    Taken from Sharon Shannon's "Bag of Cats" more…

  • Seems as though the B-nat's in Bar 5-A sound best, and I'm sure the Kane Sisters are doing it. more…

  • Hanley...a reel can definetely sound like a hornpipe, whether it's the melodies or chords or whatever. I hope you've learned that through playing Irish music! Even some jigs sound like reels, and hornpipes like jigs, etc.. more…

  • Aye, Teelin's a grand little place. Dermot Byrne's hometown, and the home of Altan's pub Cul A Dun. more…

  • Can anyone name this tune for me…?

    I think it's a Scottish tune, a reel... more…

  • Re: Usernames - Why you use the one you do?

    My name is really Erik, but that username was taken so I added an "r"... odd, I know more…

  • Nice tune, from Altan's "Runaway Sunday". Played as a set with Australian Waters/Con Cassidy's (A Maj.)/Con Cassidy's (A Dorian). more…

  • Well, I guess the classical theory that I was taught in school is somewhat off, then... either way, this music is best learnt by ear, to get all those quirks and accidentals in the natural way. more…

  • Bob, more…

  • The great thing about this tune, though, is how it moves between G Mixolydian, G Dorian, G Major, and B-flat Major. The set that the Kane sisters play it with is great... the tunes are in C Mixolydian/D Dorian/and finally this tune. more…