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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Two Clarinet Pieces

 Just a couple of pieces I've been working, including a piece from a James Rae book I have which I 'jazzed up'

Monday, November 2, 2020

The amazing story of 4 notes

 An improvised tune posted on Twitter has made Paul Harvey famous and demonstrated the healing power of music.

4 notes. Paul's Story

Ode to Joy, tin whistles

 First on my D Feadóg, then on my C Generation.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Tin whistle tunes

 Amazing Grace on my C Generation

Flowers of the Forest on my Feadóg D tin whistle.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Bach Effect

 I was playing Bach's Toccata and Fugue earlier and, well, listen to the very end. Basically there is a box of coffee pods up on the shelf and Bach made them crash to the floor. Hilarious

Monday, September 7, 2020

Happy Ending

 A little minor chord play on my Tanglewood  acoustic with a happy ending.

Playing with the chords D7, Dm6, A7, E7 and D major

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Tuning ukulele to English tuning

I tuned my Tanglewood  concert ukulele up to ADF# B, which is called English tuning and is how ukes were tuned in England in the early days of the instrument. Its the same as putting a capo on the second fret but without the intrusion. It makes the ukulele sound even brighter.