Reply To: Traditional Irish music on the melodica


When Irish musicians refer to ‘triplets’ they normally mean a specific effect, where two semiquavers and a quaver are played in rapid succession. But sometimes these can become more triplet like, especially at fast speeds. They’re very different in feel to the evenly spaced ‘classical’ triplets.

Yes, circular breathing takes a long time to master! Give yourself a few years of practising every day. Take your time and stay relaxed. Practice slowly and accurately, and it will eventually become second nature. Just like learning to drive 🙂

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