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Bish 12-31-2013 11:34 PM

A quiver-full of chanters
 
A quiver-full of chanters is a great thing. My collection ranges from an old Robertson that tunes to 456 Hz and has a scale all of its own, to a Shepherd Orchestral for playing with other muzos, to an older poly Shepherd whose every hole had to be drilled to tune properly, an ABW Shepherd solo that I really enjoy, an McC2 solo, a poly Gibson that is on permanent loan from a friend whom I help out now and then, and a Kyo laminate that plays in the mid 480s and completely changes the sound of the drones.

There are others which never get played, like an old Hardy that sounds like tin, and an ancient and indeterminate make with a big fat plastic sole.

I would love to get a Sinclair some day.

The ever-changing fashions are lots of fun.

piper_hm 01-01-2014 06:06 AM

Re: A quiver-full of chanters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Bish (Post 1251092)
...and a Kyo laminate that plays in the mid 480s and completely changes the sound of the drones.

A good change, I hope? :)

Bish 01-01-2014 09:46 AM

Re: A quiver-full of chanters
 
Yes it is good, if you are looking for a cleaner sound with fewer harmonics, and a modern pitch for competition bands. It is very bright.

RobMacD 01-01-2014 06:46 PM

A quiver-full of chanters
 
One day... Currently all I have is a poly Naill on lone from my band and an ABW MacLellan Solo. I am looking to expand, and looking for the funds with which to expand.


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