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by Ceann Cromtha
Thu Feb 01, 2024 11:27 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Re: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes

Thanks, Peter! Much appreciated.
by Ceann Cromtha
Thu Feb 01, 2024 3:06 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Re: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes

PJ wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 4:18 pm I might be wrong but I recall Breandán Breathnach writing about the correct speeds (in his opinion) for dance tunes in the intro to Ceol Rince na hÉireann. I don't have the book but someone who does might be able to chime in.
Thanks. That would be helpful to have on hand.
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Jan 31, 2024 2:26 pm
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Re: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes

Thank you so much!
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Jan 31, 2024 12:48 pm
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Re: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes

…I just realized that I should have referred to this as dance speed (this was not an easy question for me to formulate) :-?
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Jan 31, 2024 10:46 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Re: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes

It's three beats to the bar. Hop jigs are probably around there, but dotted quarter notes per minute, not just one regular quarter note per minute. That said, I think 120 is a bit fast. Probably somewhere between 100 and 120 would work, leaning closer to 100 for learning, for sure. Thanks. I’ll gra...
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Jan 31, 2024 3:13 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes
Replies: 12
Views: 773

Proper Tempo for Dance Tunes

Do you know the proper tempo for a hop jig (and all other types of Irish traditional dance tunes) ? I know it’s 9/8, but how many beats per minute should a quarter note be? I’m asking because I’m transcribing a tune (“The Silver Slipper”) in Sibelius and downloading it from The Session renders it: q...
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Nov 15, 2023 2:57 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Structure of Polkas
Replies: 5
Views: 1633

Re: Structure of Polkas

That makes sense! Thanks,
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Nov 15, 2023 2:57 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Structure of Polkas
Replies: 5
Views: 1633

Re: Structure of Polkas

That makes sense! Thanks,
by Ceann Cromtha
Wed Nov 08, 2023 3:31 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Structure of Polkas
Replies: 5
Views: 1633

Re: Structure of Polkas

Thanks!
by Ceann Cromtha
Tue Oct 31, 2023 10:24 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: Structure of Polkas
Replies: 5
Views: 1633

Structure of Polkas

Are polkas usually played AABB or ABAB (or does it matter)? Thanks!
by Ceann Cromtha
Fri Jun 23, 2023 8:52 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks
Replies: 6
Views: 2745

Re: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks

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by Ceann Cromtha
Sun Jun 18, 2023 8:26 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks
Replies: 6
Views: 2745

Re: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks

Thanks, Rory!
by Ceann Cromtha
Sun Jun 18, 2023 3:23 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks
Replies: 6
Views: 2745

Re: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks

Rory, you’re so funny! Anytime you post something I am eager to read it. I’ve ordered a set on which I can play American Old Time tunes (and others) a la Jerry O’Sullivan (and others) with both A and D drones in one stock and a single regulator that has some additional keys (E and C#, for example). ...
by Ceann Cromtha
Sat Jun 17, 2023 6:34 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipe forum
Topic: For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks
Replies: 6
Views: 2745

For Sale: D Drones + Bag with Stocks

For sale: D drones, made by Nick Whitmer, with two EZDrone reeds (bass and tenor) and one Rogge composite (baritone). Comes with Kelleher bag and stocks. I'm selling it to fund another project. Pictures, sound samples available on request. $1200 OBO. Please send me a private message if interested.