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Traditional Irish music & Song

The playing of Traditional Irish music and Song on Mountain Dulcimer

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Johnny Cope (Hornpipe)

Johnny Cope  is a Scottish Hornpipe with six parts. In Ireland the tune was collected by the late Séamus Ennis (1919- 1982) from Padraig O'Keefe (1887- 1963). Some say it had originally two parts and…Continue

Started by Val Hughes on Tuesday.

A New Tune to Learn ? 69 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 Val Hughes Apr 18.

Beginning to play Irish trad: where to start? 10 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 Apr 17.

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.

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Comment by Mary Lee Montgomery on April 15, 2015 at 7:05pm
Thank you for the welcome.
Comment by Val Hughes on April 15, 2015 at 2:36pm

Welcome to the Irish group Mary.

Comment by Val Hughes on April 13, 2015 at 8:52am

Welcome to this group Jill.

Comment by Val Hughes on April 4, 2015 at 9:34am

Welcome Jimmy and Greg.

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

 

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