Tag :traditional irish music

Bodhrán History & Evolution

Bodhrán History & Evolution  I’m very pleased that every year I get invited to give a lecture in DCU (Dublin Cit...

Types of flutes

Types of flutes The flute is one of the oldest musical instruments made by man & has been in existence for approx ...

Traditional Irish Music – The Top 5 Traditional Instruments From

Traditional Irish Music Ireland’s traditional music, also known as trad music, has existed for centuries and dates bac...

Irish Bands – Goitse ‘Inspired by Chance’ Music Vide

Irish Bands – Goitse   The quintet Goitse is known Worldwide for their talents as a traditional Irish band an...

Bodhrán Music – Non-Tunable Bodhrán -v- Weather Conditions

Bodhrán Music – Non-Tunable Bodhrán -v- Weather Conditions We all know Bodhráns are very sensitive to the weath...

Looking To Buy A Violin Online? What You Need To Know

Looking To Buy A Violin Online? What You Need To Know We know that choosing a fiddle, especially online can be challengi...

How To Make A Bodhran

HOW TO MAKE A BODHRAN What you will need (Buy a bodhran making kit here)  16” Plain Bodhran Rim. 20” Goat Skin. 2 D...

​Top 5 Concertinas under $2,500

Top 5 Concertinas under $2,500 If you graduated from a beginner’s basic anglo concertina and it is time for you to loo...

​How To Determine What Size Fiddle / Violin You Need:

Fiddles are available in 8 different sizes: 4/4 (also called full size), 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/10, 1/16 and 1/32. Size 4...