The Advantages Of A Tuneable Bodhrán by The Bodhrán Maker

People often buy tuneable bodhrans without knowing the advantages of being able to adjust the tension of the skin. Obviously they learn eventually but, if you're not sure have a look at the video I made below, I have tried to cover everything in it. Basically the goatskin is suseptable to humidity and as such the tension can vary. If the humidity is too high the skin gets loose. If...

The Bodhrán

The History of The Bodhrán By Paraic McNeela (The Bodhrán Maker)   Every year I give a lecture in DCU (Dublin City University) on the topic of The Bodhrán.  The fun thing I like to do at the start, to grab the students attention, is to say "The facts you are about to hear are all lies".  That of course is not true, but over the years if there is...
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