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Traditional Irish music & Song

The playing of Traditional Irish music and Song on Mountain Dulcimer

Members: 270
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Beginning to play Irish trad: where to start? 4 Replies

Hello,I am very new to the MD, and, having thought about where I'd like to start, I think traditional Irish music would be a good place.But which techniques are best for this? There are obviously…Continue

Started by Deb Welch. Last reply by Deb Welch 11 hours ago.

The Praties 10 Replies

The Praties is about the Great Famine in Ireland during the 1840s.  It's a rather sad song, but this is a gray rainy day here, so I thought I would post it.The photo is of the road in Gortnatraw…Continue

Started by Bob Reinsel. Last reply by Bob Reinsel Mar 23.

A New Tune to Learn ? 62 Replies

I recorded a tune today as an experiment in teaching. The tune will suit those wishing to learn by ear, those wishing to learn by notation will have no trouble in finding it on the net in that…Continue

Started by Val Hughes. Last reply by Lexie R Oakley Mar 21.

Slane 5 Replies

Slane is an old Irish folk tune that has been set to several hymns. Notably "Be Thou my Vision" and "Lord of All Hopefulness." It is also very similar to a northern Irish folk tune "The Banks of the…Continue

Started by Bob Reinsel. Last reply by Bob Reinsel Mar 15.

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Comment by Neil W. Millard on March 21, 2015 at 8:37pm

Thanks for the welcome Val.

Comment by Val Hughes on March 21, 2015 at 4:55pm

Neil welcome to the Irish group.

Comment by Val Hughes on March 21, 2015 at 2:22pm

Welcome to the Irish group Deb.

Comment by Val Hughes on March 21, 2015 at 6:15am

Welcome to all new members.

Comment by Volha on March 20, 2015 at 5:33pm

John, it's not my photo from Belarus:

Comment by john p on March 20, 2015 at 5:02pm

It's not really MY photo as such Volha , something I found on the web.

Didn't see them this time around, too far south, but often did on trips to Scotland.

I liked that it happened on St Patrick's Day

Comment by Volha on March 20, 2015 at 4:47pm

Nothern Lights was seen even in Belarus, but I didn't see them, it's a pity... John, your photo is so beautiful!

Comment by Val Hughes on March 20, 2015 at 3:49pm

Welcome to you Richard.

Comment by Val Hughes on March 20, 2015 at 3:43pm

Limerick Rake will be fine John.

Comment by john p on March 20, 2015 at 12:01pm

Sounds lovely Steve. We never used to get that far north, mainly stayed in Seatoller, lots of good climbing round and about.

 

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