Thursday, 31 January 2008

Another chordfinder

I thought I had added this link before, but seems I have forgotten. Here's a lovely chordfinder you can use with 4-stringed instruments. It's very useful if you use the button: start at fret ...

Tuesday, 29 January 2008


One of my favourite bands. OK, the last album is a bit disappointing. Nevertheless this is a brilliant video.

And here's "The cat she went a hunting"

Dan Beimborn - Cittern Jig

"I Buried My Wife and Danced on Top of Her" and "the Mooncoin". These were played on a 21" scale Sobell cittern. Tuning is GDAEA with a 4-course capo on the 5th, to make (G)GDAD. You must see this video, it's brilliant!

Bailliekins-Farewell to old Ireland

A new post from Bailliekins. Great playing and singing as ever. The melody is different from that of Andy Irvine.

Thursday, 17 January 2008

Folk Friends Guitar Cittern

German manufacturer FolkFriends ( announcing their new Guitar Cittern. This is a cittern in guitar tuning, 6 or 12 string available. Have a look. I will try to get my hands on one of these.

Here's another fine video starring Guitar Cittern and Geyerleier:

Saturday, 5 January 2008


Here's another version of a song I posted some time ago: Three drunken maidens. Bodhrannf is a teacher living in Newfoundland. Well done, sir! I like your style of playing the zouk. Here's his website:

The Lakes of Pontchartrain

Catch the wind (Donovan)

The maid behind the bar

Octave Mandolin

This is a fine piece played on an Octave Mandolin. Olivieruldry is playing an own tune, influenced by traditional music.