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Forum: Music 03-23-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Story behind "Greenwood Side"

AKA The Cruel Mother (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cruel_Mother).

You can google the Behind the Tunes Manual for this story. However it essentially summarizes the lyrics...
Forum: Music 02-07-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: wanted tune

The Accordion Man...
Forum: Music 02-04-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,980
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: The Lost Song

Wha Wadna Fetch for Charlie? (https://www.patrickmclaurin.com/tunedatabase/find.php?phptitle=Wha%20Wadna%20Fetch%20for%20Charlie?&titlemac=Yes&compmac=Yes&orderbythis=book&Submit=Submit&fuzzy=Yes)
...
Forum: Music 01-12-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Roddy MacLeod's warmup tune

Using the Bob Pekaar Bagpipe Tunes Index...
Forum: Competing Pipers 12-03-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Suggestions for solo march tune with "fat" low gs

Walter Douglas MBE, particularly the third part
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-01-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: MacRae Repro tenor question

Yes, I have SL3's and I have had to do exactly as you have described. The middle tenor is also louder than the outside one in my experience. I also use Ezeedrone reeds for the tenors, and a Kinnaird...
Forum: Side / Snare 09-18-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: John Kerr drum scores

Contact Neil Burkett via the Peel Regional Police Grade 2 Pipe band Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/prppipeband/).

tomm
Forum: Music 08-28-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Inisheer

Jack Lee is an accountant (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Lee_(bagpiper)).


Bill Livingstone is a lawyer.



tomm
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-23-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Alex Currie's pipes

Dance to the Piper (https://www.amazon.com/Dance-Piper-Highland-Bagpipe-Scotia/dp/189700933X) comes with a CD "containing some of the earliest performances of recorded pipe music in Nova Scotia ...
Forum: Music 08-20-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Devonshire terrace?

He is on twitter (https://twitter.com/rawmacrobert?lang=en)
or email him at editor@pipingpress.com
or text him at 011+44+79+5781-8672

You could ask him to make you one.



tomm
Forum: Music 08-19-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Searching for tune

Would it be the Bagpipe Concerto (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIWteytlJH8)?
Forum: Music 08-18-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Searching for tune

Is it Highland Cathedral (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X1RuujeUsU)?
Forum: Beer Tent 08-18-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Logistics and Politics of the RSPBA

Ken Eller (sp)

Greg Dinsdale drumming
Forum: Competition Results 08-05-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

To be painstakingly more clear, based on my revised understanding:

D-16 Method of Determining Winning Positions in Contests

D-16.1 Ranking Method. Winning positions at all competitions shall be...
Forum: Competition Results 08-05-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

To be painstakingly clear:

D-16 Method of Determining Winning Positions in Contests

D-16.1 Ranking Method. Winning positions at all competitions shall be determined by a ranking method as...
Forum: Competition Results 08-04-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

Pipes ! Drum (https://www.pipesdrums.com/article/city-of-dunedin-2019-north-american-champions/)s has explained it rather well.


tomm
Forum: Beer Tent 07-28-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,565
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Hugh MacCallum on Practicing

I practice at the local recreation centre first thing in the mornings. A large resonant room. Windows on two sides. Heated and cooled. By myself.

...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-20-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Grade 4 Piobaireachd tunes

https://wuspba.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WUSPBA-2019-CR_updated-2019-03-18_final.pdf


Page 7



tomm
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-18-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Grade 4 Piobaireachd tunes

What are the rules of your piping association regarding Grade 4 piobaireachd?

You are in Yucca Valley, in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Your association would be The Western...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,565
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Hugh MacCallum on Practicing

In a recent Pipes!Drums article Hugh MacCallum is quoted as saying

"I tried to play the pipes every day, but I wasn’t one of those people who played for hours on the practice chanter. I felt...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-15-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Billy Connolly and Aberdeenshire

In his book "Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country", Sir Billy writes


"Pamela and I had a place in Aberdeenshire, and every year a local pipe band would march up my drive, play...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Wireless Hygrometer Sensor and Data Logger

Very nice! Great minds, eh?

I don't have an i-anything though, just a Samsung phone and tablet.

Thank you for that.

tomm
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Wireless Hygrometer Sensor and Data Logger

I ordered one from the states anyway. It came to $114 and then duty and taxes when it gets here. I figured that the cost was pretty much in the ballpark of anything bagpipe related. :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Wireless Barometric Sensor and Data Logger

Bluetooth Wireless Barometric Sensor Beacon and Data Logger for iOS and Android. ...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 05-28-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Adding blank line in BMW

Yes!

That works great! :thumb:

Thank you Phil

You can only have one of them at a time.
You can control the size of the blank space using the font size parameter.
You can put it before...
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