puffin' Maurice’s five comments

  • Re: Irish Musichology and Traditions

    There are two books that might come in handy: more…

  • Re: What’s the best cd to learn flute tunes from?

    Not that I am much competent, but I think it might a little depend on where you are heading for. more…

  • Carracastle Lass

    Paddy Ryan plays it in the set 'George White's/Carracastle Lass' on the CD 'The Mountain Road. A Compilation of tunes popular in South Sligo'. more…

  • Re: Speed

    Hmmm … I am under the impression that some tunes sound better if played fast, some sound better if played not quite so fast. And then there are others that sound well either fast or slow. This is only my personal opinion. Maybe I am completely wrong. more…

  • Thatcher’s Mallet

    On the CD "As we got them - Traditional flute and fiddle music from County Sligo", this tune is recorded as "Thatcher's Mallet". James McDonagh and Jimmy Murphy play the set "Thatcher's Mallet/Last Night's Fun". According to the copyright, the CD has been... more…