Llanman’s eighty-two comments

  • Fleadh Sligo

    Just listened to this tune on Fleadh TV from the Riverside Hotel in Sligo and it is well worth learning more…

  • Composer

    Elsa Davies composed this tune - I think she is a member of Grassie Busville Band. Don't think the wonderful story of the vicar of Llanarth is the inspiration for this tune as it was composed I believe in 2007 more…

  • This could go with..

    As soon as I started to play this tune I wondered if it would go with a tune I like to play called "Trip to Pakistan". I tried it and it does seem to go which solves a bit of a problem as I have been looking for something which would fit in with the rath... more…

  • Vicar of Llanarth

    I learned this tune from the playing of Jem Hammond at a traditional music workshop in Denbigh, North Wales. It is a modern composition. Jem was very enthusiastic about this tune and I hope you can see why. more…

  • Brilliant

    Hey - if you haven't heard this album or you have it on the shelf and haven't played it for ages then buy it or get it out tomorrow and give it a spin. Wow! more…

  • Going well

    The session at the Bell is now well established and is a most enjoyable night - mostly tunes but we always appreciate any traditional singers more…

  • Still going

    This session is still going along nicely - we do get a steady stream of newcomers and everyone is made welcome. more…

  • Change of venue

    The session which had been held on the last Friday of the month has been moved to The Bell Inn which is in Glangrwyney which is on the main road from Crichowell to Abergavenny more…

  • Re: A tune to go with …………..

    Thanks - the idea that any reel would work makes sense. Thanks also Kenny for your recommendation - I will give this a try more…

  • A tune to go with …………..

    In our session we have a habit of starting off with a song and then adding a tune on at the end seamlessly - or that is what we hope. For example we sing Galway and Mayo by the Saw Doctors and follow it by Spootiskerry and The Humours of Cullenstown. It... more…