Category Archives: Music and Fiddling

Celtfest One More Time

This is more or less a repeat of the previous post, or at least the first part is. It has all of the same pictures, but this slideshow is animated, or perhaps zoomified is a better word. I have also … Continue reading

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This was Celtfest 2011

For your viewing pleasure on this fine day, I have a few photos from the weekend at Celtfest. Actually, I have more than a few, but I’ll put most of them into a slideshow at the end.       … Continue reading

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Jammin in the Bedroom

I was searching YouTube to hear how a few tunes were actually played because Celtic-style music doesn’t always follow a rigorous application of a written score. As I understand it, most of these traditional tunes were composed and played by … Continue reading

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A Celtfest Memory

Celtfest is coming up this weekend and will become a full-fledged, two-day event for the first time. In anticipation of the event, here is a clip a last years headline group, The Glengarry Bhoys. The fiddler was quite something, and … Continue reading

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Smarter Than the Average Buppa

The weather is beginning to turn in these parts. Snow is melting apace, and just perhaps, it will be aided and abetted by the last full moon of winter. I have learned, thanks to Linda, that it can be called … Continue reading

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Dave’s Symphony

I got a note from Dave yesterday. He was my best teacher friend in times past who taught music while I did my durndest to teach English or geography to the adolescents who were unfortunate enough to draw me as … Continue reading

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A Singer and a Song

Today, on the day of Christmas Eve (awkward I know, but I don’t know how a whole day can be called an eve), I am going to present a lesser known Canadian, Heather Dale, singing a lesser known Christmas song, … Continue reading

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