fiddlinggrapefruit’s forty-two comments

  • Return To Camden Town, X:4

    Paddy O'Brien's setting from his album The Stranger At The Gate. Love the F sharp quirk 🙂 more…

  • Re: McDermott’s

    For anyone who would look for the exact order of the tunes in Andy McGann's set (which can be deduced from the above comments but I'm putting it there for the sake of clarity) : more…

  • Re: Searbh Siúcra

    Wonderful fiddle playing by Éilís Crean. Her guests are Mike McGoldrick and Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha on the flute and John Regan on the box for the melodic part; John Doyle, Jeff Taylor and John Mock for the accompaniment (most of the tracks would be b... more…

  • Joe Liddy’s, X:2

    Aidan Connolly's setting on his album Be Off, one of my favourites at the moment. more…

  • Re: Paddy Fahey’s

    Same as this one: https://thesession.org/tunes/6314 more…

  • The Hearty Boys Of Ballymote, X:6

    This is the first setting Paddy O'Brien (co. Offaly) plays on his album Mixing the Punch. I absolutely love how the slight variations add some more melancholy to the tune. I added a small variation I catch myself playing in the last bar. more…

  • Re: The Drunken Sailor’s

    There's this nice setting in Joyce's Final Manuscripts collection (1912) https://www.itma.ie/digital-library/score/pw-joyce-nli-1912-284 more…

  • Re: The Hazel Woods

    I think it the key should be E minor? more…

  • The Dogs Among The Bushes, X:5

    I like the darker mixolydian mood of this setting, which I prefer to the G major one. Picked it from Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh's album The Nervous Man (he plays it in Eb on the CD). more…

  • Re: The Sturgeon

    Thanks so much for the transcription, it's such a lovely tune. I've thought many times about transcribing it but never had the motivation haha. I think in the 2nd & 6th bars of the last part it should always be fdB instead of fdA though? At least that's ... more…