A nice bit of flute playing from a site that’s packed with recordings of tunes. Most of them are played one time ‘round at a slow pace before being subsequently being played at a fair clip.
From Matt & Shannon Heaton, home of the Tune of the Month Podcast.
This month’s Tune of the Month goes out to the gang at Simple Gifts Folk College in PA. We had a great time participating at this fine annual event over the Memorial Day weekend. We worked on this e minor reel, "The Ashplant" at our Rhythm and Style for Melody Players workshop, and managed a great group rhythm by the end of the class. Thanks, Pennsylvania (Matt’s home state) for having such style.
Also, if you are seeking inspiration beyond the June tune, check out my friend Sue’s recent blog about practicing and flute playing. I think she sums things up better than I could: http://sueandstevelindsay.blogspot.com/2010/05/day-320-of-practice-lessons-from-lesson.html
The story of two Irish traditional music sessions; one in California, USA and one in Waterford, Ireland.
Concertina player Caítlin Ní Gabhann is joined by Anne Marie Grogan on concert flute and Ailish Carolan on fiddle for a set of reels recorded at the annual Mullahoran Concert, Co. Cavan in 2007.