Sgriob’s three comments
Re: Running thesession.org
Hiya Jeremy. I'll discuss with Mrs. Sgriob about donating something when she's had her coffee and toast. The Session is a terrific resource for 'folkie' musicians. It's my go-to site whenever I need to refresh my playing of an old tune or to find new on... more…
Re: Can any Mandola be tuned to CGDA?
Hi. On a slightly different tack, I've decided to restring my Sobel mandola with mostly wound strings, except for the treble. Stefan's recommendation is 39, 26, 15, 10. I'll probably have to change the 15 to 18, since that's the lightest wound I can... more…
I read somewhere that Sir Henry Bishop, composer of "Home Sweet Home" wrote the tune. Hmmm, maybe. But it has a real Hebridean feel to it, in my tin ear opinion. It could well have been dance tune first. Burns was fond of slowing down dance lively dance ... more…