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Why have a score for Bodhrán?

There is debate in the Bodhrán community, as to whether the playing should be written down or not. No Bodhrán player I know plays a tune the same way twice, and it is very much playing with the feel of the music.

Having said that, when I first started Bodhrán drumming I found it useful to have a guide as to what to do, so adding Bodhrán to MuseScore may help beginners. Also it would be useful to have the drumming added to a Tin Whistle score, for example, which gives a feel for what the two instruments will sound together.

However if you are dead set against Bodhrán notation, then I understand :-)

Celtic Melody Library

I've now completed the Celtic Melody Library I mentioned. It's available at:

Since all the tunes are now on that site, I'm not sure if I should leave the ones I put on this Musescore site or delete them. I'll leave them for the time being. If anyone has an opinion on this, please feel free to give it. Thanks.

Cleaning up the Celtic Music group

Please note that the group description says, "This group is intended for scores of Celtic music, including transcriptions of traditional Celtic melodies, Celtic songs, arrangements of Celtic instrumentals, or any originally composed music based on Celtic melodies or in the Celtic style." There are a lot of scores in this group that don't seem to have anything to do with Celtic music. As group founder and manager, I propose to delete them. If you post a score here which doesn't have an obvious relationship to Celtic music, please include a note saying why you think that score belongs in this group.