Concertina Page

The concertina is a free-reed Celtic musical instrument, a lot like the harmonica and some other accordions, with buttons and bellows on both ends....

Tin Whistle Page: History of the Irish Penny Whistle

Known also as the penny whistle, the tin whistle is a woodwind instrument most commonly heard in Irish music. This small instrument has six...

Bodhran Page: History of the Irish Drum

The bodhran (pronounced "bow-rawn"), or simply the Irish drum, is an Irish frame drum measuring 12 to 24 inches in diameter and a depth between...

How to Play the Bodhran For Beginners: 5 Basic Steps

Learning how to play the bodhran can be a challenge for anyone just starting out, so I've tried to make things easier by giving...

How to Play the Concertina: A Simple Guide For Beginners

Similar to various accordions and harmonicas, the concertina is a free-reed musical instrument with buttons and bellows on both ends. The concertina was invented...

How to Play the Hammered Dulcimer: 5 Simple Steps

Looking to learn how to play the hammered dulcimer? First, let's explore where this fantastic instrument came from. The hammered dulcimer was invented in the...

Bodhran For Sale: A Buyer’s Guide

If you're looking for a bodhran for sale online, then this bodhran buyer's guide may be of assistance to you! The bodhran is a...

Bodhran Tippers For Sale: Best Tipper For Beginners

Behind every great bodhran player is a great bodhran tipper! A tipper, sometimes called a beater or a cipín, is a small, wooden baton-shaped instrument used to...