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Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Adjustable blowpipe ID

That's what I thought it was. Did the old models have the Li'l Mac integral to the tenon?
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

Same drones,same chanter, same reeds same piper, same strike-in, same cut-off, same Tune . The only variable in the experiment was the bag cover. I get it that you don't believe it, but that's what I...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Yesterday, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

Thank you for your always constructive posts. I might just do that.
…But in the meantime, there's some research done into what the actual fault was and how to avoid it in future (besides, of...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

OK, I have some results:
I blew up the pipes in question without any bag cover and with f five different bag cover configurations. Believe it or not, the size of the bag cover DID make a...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

I'll have a go at re-creating the scenario tonight and will report back.

As for the Hoary old piping expert- two thoughts:
1. He may not have dealt with synthetic bags of unknown origin…
2....
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

No disrespect taken, but this Indian has been piping for 40 years and has been a professional musician for 50. Not my first rodeo, and not my first troubleshooting exercise.:thumb:
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

I would have said so myself, had I not experienced it. The second bag cover was loose the first was snug. The ONLY difference between the set up on Wednesday and Friday nights was the bag cover. The...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-17-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

Over the past few weeks I've been setting up a set of back-up/foul weather pipes- ABC Poly drones and stocks, old RG Hardie chanter tied into a unknown synthetic bag (white), and practicing them...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-16-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Head shakers

Me to, but a Uni I was a tuba/ Music Ed major, so I had one semester on woodwinds ( clarinet), one on brass other than my major (Horn in class, trombone in Lab Band) one on strings (cello) plus vocal...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-15-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Head shakers

I'd have said, next time, I'll bring my tuba.

( AFM Local 9-3 535, Boston, BTW)

FWIW, I've heard some AFM locals don't consider bagpipers to be Musicians. I'm proud to be long to the bsame...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-14-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Adjustable blowpipe ID

I've had an adjustable blowpipe for several years and would like to get an oval mouthpiece if possible. It came with a stark white mount which was very brittle and chipped easily ( Since replaced...
Forum: Music 08-14-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Inisheer

FWIW, it doesn't show up in BobPekaars tune index at the top of this forum:shrug:
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: A piper's eye

Redwood …
or at least a 5 400 year-old oak.
:thumb:
Forum: Music 08-13-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parting Glass, 2nd part

here is a link to versions 2&3 ( Rough recording on my home computer, not for publication)
EDIT: Unfortunately, SoundCloud tagged the public domain version as being in copyright violation of the...
Forum: Music 08-13-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parting Glass, 2nd part

Yes, that pretty much covers it.
Way I play them is almost the same, but incorporates some changes as sung by the Clancy Brothers and The High Kings. I'll try to post a link to a soundfile later.
Forum: Music 08-12-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parting Glass, 2nd part

Having looked over what I have for versions 2 & 3, Version 3 is the way The High Kings recorded it, and which is exactly the version/setting I got a few years ago from David Siegel (Israel Piper)....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-11-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,824
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Forum: Music 08-11-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parting Glass, 2nd part

if you go to the Tune Search Index at the top of this forum, you'll find 5 listings for The Partig Gras, three of whioch are the same- From Walsh's Irish Music, available online from Ceol Sean…...
Forum: Music 08-11-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parting Glass, 2nd part

FWIW, there are at least three different tunes( that I know and play) named Deoch an Doruis/The Parting Glass.
The first one I learned is in the old collection Irish Tunes for Scottish and Irish...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-09-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Favorite solo reed?

I use a few different makes, and sort them between 4 chanters:shrug:
Forum: Music 08-09-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Loch Lomond sheet music

Once I learned to pinch a high B, Loch Lomoid/Red Is The Rose bcame a regular part of my repertoire, along with a number of other tunes that have High B and High G#., Like The Boys Of Wexford, The...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-08-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,722
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who makes this reed?

That standard has not been around as long as some people may think- 20th Century. Some Orchestras used to tune Higher A=452Hz, some lower (432 Hz). I once bought a century old B flat tuba that was...
Forum: Music 08-08-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes for worships

ST.COLUMBA is the tune for The King Of Love My Shepherd Is and Breathe On Me, O Breath Of God and fits quite nicely on bagpipes.
Forum: Music 08-08-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes for worships

Re: Kingsfold: Not only is it a much used hymn tune, but also the tune to The Star Of The County Down, so useful for irish occasions as well.:thumb:
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-30-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

I can still remember my late Pipey giving me the go-ahead to order my first set of GHB fort years ago in a couple of months.
I'm still playing them:thumb:
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