Hannah Purdy’s seventeen comments

  • Re: The "Sligo" tradition of playing fiddle

    Thanks all. I am taking a workshop with Rose and loving every minute of it! Onward with New York Sligo we go! more…

  • Re: I ***$ing hate recording

    I love the recording process. Once you get use to it...its a creative process as well as one that will improve your playing just by doing it. It is really the only way you can hear yourself... that is...how you really sound to others. more…

  • Re: Willie Clancy Summer School 2015

    I for one would like to go and I would LOVE to know more about Willy Clancy Summer School from people that have gone. We would like to plan a trip to Ireland and this would be a great fiddling destination for us. more…

  • Re: Why not just play till the strings physically break?

    I change them once the A or D string begins to unravel and I cannot slide. At $60 for a pack of Dominant strings, why rush replacement. Also, I only change one string every 2 days to help preserve the bridge and not rattle the sound post. more…

  • Re: The "Sligo" tradition of playing fiddle

    This is great info and such wonderful videos. Thank you all, very helpful! I am going to continue on with listening and discovering. more…

  • Re: The "Sligo" tradition of playing fiddle

    Thank you Stiamh. I am going to take a look at the videos you posted with hopes I can begin to hear the differences in the approach. It haas always escaped me and I want to hear and learn the differences. more…

  • Re: The "Sligo" tradition of playing fiddle

    I guess I opened a can of worms for myself. I'd love to know what makes the counties different in their actual techniques of playing. If anyone can detail this...many thanks!! more…

  • Re: The "Sligo" tradition of playing fiddle

    Ha 🙂 thanks Nico. However I'd like to know a bit more prior to signing up to a work shop with Rose. How would it differ from say County Clare? What makes the counties so different? more…

  • The "Sligo" tradition of playing fiddle

    Hi! more…

  • "Live at Monas"

    Love "Live at Monas"...one of the best, live session recordings and I believe the first live session recorded in NYC. It inspired me to seek out Patrick at Irish Arts Week in Durham to do his work shops. He will be there again this year! "Last call"... more…