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Chris
@chris • 10 minutes ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"David Byrne from Talking Heads wrote a book called "How Music Works" In it he talks about how before music was recorded, it was not owned by anybody. The..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 7 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Well, I admit I don't spend enough time on my banjos, dulcimers, and pennywhistles as I should.  I have too many interests, and am also not yet retired...."
Keith
@keith • 15 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I can't tell you, I'm afraid - even after having played some tunes over the past three years, (on ukulele, harmonicas, & now whistles) - I can only just..."
Chris
@chris • 17 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"What method do you use to memorize a new tune? My tried and true method for learning tunes on the harmonica and the whistle is as follows 1 listen to the..."
Chris
@chris • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I don't get the brass smell on my fingers either.Doesn't matter how long I play for. I've got a Jerry Freeman tweaked Generation in D and a Killarney..."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I don't have a problem with that, in fact my TD in A has it slightly already, & so far, I don't get an overly strong smell on my fingers, maybe I'm just..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"You'll have to accept the brass whistles' tarnish wear spots around the fingerholes, that comes with playing over time,like here: rogue-whistles I kinda..."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"No, not much if any, they're both brass, just with an electro plated coating. But, I think I prefer the brass look more now, having got my Tony Dixon Trads."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Can you hear any consistent difference between the brass and the nickel?  Or is it hard to tell?"
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"...added to my 'collection'..... Brass Generations in Eb, F, & G - to keep my nickel ones company."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Where?  ;)"
Keith
@keith • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
".........Oh, look........another 3 whistles......."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Norman, thanks for telling us this- it does warm the heart.  So wonderful that you played for everyone to honor our country's veterans."
Norman
@norman • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Sunday I was able to do a tribute to my fellow veterans in church.  I played Amazing Grace followed by Taps. It thrilled my heart when a former student of..."
Chris
@chris • 6 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on What is your source of learning?:
"I use Three books 1.The Clarke Tin Whistle by Bill Ochs-tunes from Ireland,England,Scotland and Early America comes with a cd..."
Chris
@chris • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"I am learning the Mudgee Waltz in G. The key of G used to do my head in when I first started but I made friends with it by practicing scales. Mudgee is..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"The B part of Mudgee Waltz has a kind of old caliope sound to it. How is "Mudgee" supposed to be pronounced, do you know?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"@chris , the Mudgee Waltz looks pleasant and fairly playable for amateurs like me.   I found the sheet music for it in the keys of G, C, and D online. I..."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Nice score on getting that book."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"...ended up with 139 videos! Now it's time to get back to my harmonicas, whistles, & flutey things."
Chris
@chris • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"HI All I am currently working on The Foggy Dew, a fairly easy piece but I am slow to learn it as I have a terrible ear and learn from sheet music,which I..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago
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Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @chris:
"A warm welcome to you Chris!  Please jump right in and post away!  "
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"So far, I've had 109 videos to comment on........& there's still another full day to go!"
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Thanks, glad you managed to get a glimpse of what I've managed over the past 3 years, from being almost musically illiterate.   (I probably wouldn't have..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith I really enjoyed your Amazing Grace on various instruments, on your YT channel.  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Larry that's pretty!"
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"@strumeliaNot sure if you can access the playlist from outside of the forum, as it is 'unlisted' - but if you try these, one might work. Playlist URL -..."
LarryS
@larrys • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"A piece on my baritone ukulele 3 chords and a ukulele"
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"@keith - are any of these clips on youtube or a place where we can have a peek without joining a uke forum?  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"LarryS: I have too many instruments and not enough time Me too, but I've decided to see that as insurance against getting bored in my old age.  ;)"
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Today, on my uke forum where I am hosting this week, I had an entry of over 6mins 30secs to listen to, & not only that, but it had a second part of 5min..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"@keith I have too many instruments and not enough time"
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Fair enough.......just thought maybe I could point you in the right direction."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"@keith well...its just I'm not very good at it and its probably not a very good instrument (cost me £5) Plus its more for playing blues and country, and..."
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