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PostPosted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:16 pm 
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Hi, I wish to start a topic to ask you wich setting you prefer in a Irish Trad band, with 6 costituents.
In my opinion:
-Fiddle
-Flute
-Uilleann pipe
-Guitar and vocal
-Bodhran and vocal (maybe female)
-Bouzouki


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:39 pm 
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If it was my ideal group, I would have a harp and a bosca ceol rather than a guitar or bodhran or a bouzouki for that matter. The piper could double on whistle as well.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:56 pm 
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You forgot the clavinet.



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:31 am 
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I've been trying to form a piano, One row melodeon, and piccolo trio without success.

As far as bands go I quite like Triur. Fiddles and concertina, the odd bit of whistle.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:36 am 
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Mr.Gumby wrote:
You forgot the clavinet.



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I replaced the clavinet because I like more the bodhràn.
However, maybe a banjo could be cool.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:24 am 
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Maybe consider the possibility it's not the instruments but what the people playing them bring to the table.

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Mr.Gumby wrote:
Maybe consider the possibility it's not the instruments but what the people playing them bring to the table.

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The main argument here is sonority, not skills of singular players. Captain Obvious could say that all instruments played well are good in a band. :tomato:
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 10:39 am 
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Indeed, however the background sound made by different kind of instruments affect a lot the tune.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 10:43 am 
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OldHag wrote:

The main argument here is sonority, not skills of singular players.


If your instrument includes a chanter you're not allowed to join a sonority.




On a more serious note, I like a button accordion in the mix.


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OldHag wrote:
The main argument here is sonority, not skills of singular players.


You consider the bodhran to be sonorous?

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so·no·rous
[suh-nawr-uhs, -nohr-, son-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
giving out or capable of giving out a sound, especially a deep, resonant sound, as a thing or place: a sonorous cavern.
2.
loud, deep, or resonant, as a sound.
3.
rich and full in sound, as language or verse.
4.
high-flown; grandiloquent: a sonorous speech.

Giving out a deep resonant sound - sounds like a bodhran to me :-)

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:02 am 
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I guess my connotation of sonorous was different than the actual definition...

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Setting actual listening experience above some theoretical construct I would say http://www.dervish.ie/


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