Strumelia

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Location: Germantown, NY
Country: US

My Latest Followers:

cyn2fsu Storm Spotter Papasims LarryS JenniferC DaveV Grandmabo Jerry Freeman Strumelia

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Blogs: 7
youtube videos: 3
images: 10
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I love playing my penny whistles, the lap dulcimer, banjo, bones, limberjacks....mostly play old-time tunes, minstrel era tunes, early European dance/folk tunes, and medieval tunes..

Love my fiddling husband and playing with our cats.  And my honeybees.  :)

 

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My Blog on playing traditional style Noter/Drone style mountain dulcimer, including over 30 FREE noter style TABS and video instructions:
Strumelia's Noter Drone dulcimer BLOG

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Latest Activity

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Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Show Us Your Pets!":
"Aww... that's a sweetie pie Norman.  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Native American Flutes anyone?":
"Have fun at the jam!  Banjo, mtn dulcimer and PW seem like a great trio of 'tools' to take for that scenario. (I play all three, as you may know..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Native American Flutes anyone?":
"I've managed to so far resist the 'siren call' of Native American flutes.  I love how they sound, but I suspect the NA flute scales probably don't lend..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?:
"Nice little set Norman!   So- all four of those are what you mean by "traditional Clarks"?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?:
"Norman do you mean the black painted one with the gold diamond pattern?"
Strumelia
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Thanks for adding me":
"@Papasims, I like the tone of the Dixon brass "Trad" models.  I have them in high E, D, C, Bb, and low G.  They all sound pretty nice except the C, which I..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on What is your source of learning?:
"When I get discouraged (in any instrument) I figure it means I need to check back into playing a simpler tune than the ones I'm struggling with, and..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @norman:
"Welcome to Pennywhistleclub, Norman!  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @jdneiceltd:
"Welcome to the site, JD!  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"I'm trying to get better at playing in G on my D whistle... going back to basics to hopefully improve my beginner skills! So I've been working on some very..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Liked a group discussions item created by @papasims:
Festival with Beginners Class
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on What is your source of learning?:
"I think this can vary a lot based on an individual's practical, musical, or knowledge background.  For example, I learned to read sheet music (in a very..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on The Cuckoo - penny whistle Bb:
"Thanks much.  I got that I believe from Dixon on Amazon."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?:
"PSims, here in New York as well, it seems you won't find any brands other than Clarke and Generations in most music stores.  I think the stores cater to..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago
@strumelia is now following @cyn2fsu
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago
@strumelia is now following @storm-spotter
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Thanks for adding me":
"Papasims: Does it take a while to regulate your breathing so you don't jump octaves or do the screeching thing? Certainly was true for me in the very..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago
@strumelia is now following @papasims
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new Group discussion "Playing in an Old-time music jam":
"Yesterday I went to a large party of old-time musicians.  I took my banjo (which is how I most comfortably play old-time music with others) but I never took..."
Traditional Folk music
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @papasims:
"Hi PapaSims!  Glad you joined.   Don't be afraid to jump right into some discussion and join groups that interest you!  This is a new site, so we don't..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 2
Liked a group discussions item created by @martha-campbell:
What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"I played briefly on an aluminum low D whistle in a week-long whistle workshop last year.  The instructor brought it in for us to try out.I think it sounded..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @storm-spotter:
"Welcome to the site Storm Spotter!    "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @cyn2fsu:
"A warm welcome to you Cyn!  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago
@strumelia is now following @sedi
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on @yggdrassil:
"Hey welcome to the site!  Feel free to start posting in our forums and joining our Groups!"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @roswell:
"Welcome, Roswell!  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?:
"Thanks I'll try that one out!"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 months ago • comments: 3
Created a new Group discussion "What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?":
"Anyone have a favorite that's easy to play if you are just starting out playing this genre of tunes on the whistle?  and.. what key do you play it in and why?"
English Country and Morris Dance whistlers
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on chiffy's photos:
"Which is your favorite of these to play?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 months ago • comments: 1
Liked a photos item created by @chifmunk:
chiffy's photos

Latest Group Discussions

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Strumelia

Playing in an Old-time music jam


Yesterday I went to a large party of old-time musicians.  I took my...
@Strumelia one month ago - Comments: 0
Strumelia

What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?


Anyone have a favorite that's easy to play if you are just starting out...
@Strumelia 3 months ago - Comments: 3
Strumelia

Whistle player practicing at stop light in Dublin


This fellow was spotted getting a bit of practice in (while stopped)...
@Strumelia 11 months ago - Comments: 0
Strumelia

Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?


Anyone can comment on this with their own thoughts or experiences?
@Strumelia last year - Comments: 9
Strumelia

civil war jamming?


If you have ever played in a jam with civil war/minstrel era/Stephen...
@Strumelia last year - Comments: 3
Strumelia

What's a favorite medieval tune you play on the whistle?


Share your favorite medieval era tune here.  Why do you like it, what...
@Strumelia 2 years ago - Comments: 1

Latest Audio

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Latest Videos

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Nicaea hymn tune on pennywhistle

Nicaea hymn tune on pennywhistle


@Strumelia
5 months ago - Comments: 0
The Cuckoo - penny whistle Bb

The Cuckoo - penny whistle Bb


@Strumelia
last year - Comments: 3
Pretty Saro - penny whistle

Pretty Saro - penny whistle


@Strumelia
2 years ago - Comments: 3

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Latest Forum Discussions

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Show Us Your Pets!

Posted: Thursday September 13 2018, 9:19 PM
By: @Strumelia

What tune are you working on this week?

Posted: Thursday August 30 2018, 7:08 PM
By: @Norman

What other instruments do you like to play?

Posted: Tuesday June 12 2018, 7:34 PM
By: @LarryS

Where to add my photos?

Posted: Monday May 21 2018, 9:24 AM
By: @Strumelia

The Drifting Thread

Posted: Thursday May 17 2018, 7:48 PM
By: @LarryS

The Positive Thread

Posted: Thursday May 17 2018, 5:45 PM
By: @LarryS

Susato Kildare

Posted: Monday July 3 2017, 10:09 AM
By: @Strumelia

FAQ / Site Rules- Please Read!

Posted: Thursday February 16 2017, 2:20 PM
By: @Strumelia

How to go to your private messages INBOX

Posted: Monday February 13 2017, 12:45 PM
By: @Strumelia

Happy Solstice!

Posted: Wednesday December 21 2016, 1:33 PM
By: @Strumelia

Comments

Norman
08/30/18 05:09:28PM @norman:

Thank you. I'm looking forward to having a lot of fun here.


LarryS
05/18/18 07:32:55PM @larrys:

Thanks! [__=_]___O__o__o__o__O__o____)


Strumelia
03/08/18 06:49:22PM @strumelia:

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