shaketree’s ninety-one comments
Re: Spinoff from recent discussion which shifted focus. Care to discuss or comment?ua
It depends on what you are used too I guess, 'historicity' is a pretty basic term for historians and doesn't seem out of place in a (academic) discussion about musical tradition. Or is DrSilverSpear actually parodying anti-intellectualism?! more…
- Re: Irish Flute You’d Reccommend to Beginner
Re: The “Jiggety Jig” rhythm
Maybe post some links to videos where you hear this? To be able to make a comparison? more…
Re: How far should the focus of this site be allowed to drift away from its original purpose?
Apart from playing style, isn't there a huge overlap between Scottish, English and Irish melodies? It seems a bit daft to have to wait on some famous Irish musician or band to canonize a non Irish tune... more…
Re: Great resource for Sliabh Luachra enthusiasts
Nice, thanks for the link! more…
- Re: Beginner concertina
Flute Fanatics (1991)
A documentary about flute players (and fanatics). Don't be alarmed by the appearance of the silvery kind 0f flutes & occasional mentioning of sir James: there are lots of wooden flutes as well! more…
Cathal McConnell’s 2006 NYC master class
Don't like Game of Thrones? Listen to Cathal McConnell talking and playing music for more than two hours. more…
Re: Midnight polka, where can I find it?
Thanks all! more…
Midnight polka, where can I find it?
On the Paddy o'Brien tune collection there is a polka named The Midnight Polka. I can't find it anywhere else, does anyone know it by another name or know of a recording? more…