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Forum: Music 02-17-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Searching for tunes with a high B note

In theory any tune that has a B, can be used as a High B instead. In theory. Some tunes may work better than others, some maybe not so much.


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-08-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Selbies bass drone reed

Check to make sure reeds are secure and seated properly- add hemp and tie into drone if needed/desired

Is the drone screw loose? Add Teflon tape to screw and replace.

Are your connections...
Forum: Music 02-08-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Question: Correct Fingering For High-A Grace Notes

A High-A Gracenote is actually played with the thumb, not the ring finger.


So to play correctly you would play F, thumb grace and lift the pointer.

Hope that helps.

PM if you have...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-01-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Tying in a new bag

The College of Piping Tutor Book 2 has diagrams and instructions for tying in hide bags.


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Forum: Music 01-29-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: 6/8 Jig thoughts and naming?

Update:

Name has been handled.

Contemplating a 3rd and 4th part and whether it’s worth the extra oomph.




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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Muscle memory works best if the skill is practiced until it becomes a ‘gross motor function’ - meaning in a fight or flight scenario the skill could be recalled.

It takes 100s of flawless...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Transposing Help

Ive got it all figured now. Thanks for all the help


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Forum: Music 01-27-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
6/8 Jig thoughts and naming?

https://1drv.ms/b/s!AqX4tsZV12ymh1sq8G0h0s9RiAiq

Wee lil Jig I wrote... thoughts?

Also in need of a name for it, not good at that part lol [emoji23]


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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Then always dress to the climate.

If it’s +40C you’d be hard pressed to find me in a doublet and feather bonnet lol

I prefer a dress shirt, tie and regular poly blend vest, it would work well...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-27-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Transposing Help

http://mandolintab.net/recent.php?filename=tmp/0rvhtS-000.png

But now how do I fix the outlying notes?

I may just work from ear on this.

Thank you for the link! I believe transposing makes...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Third time..crash and burn

Ahhh yessss....

The performance anxiety is strong with this one.

Honestly there’s probably several contributing factors. Impossible for me to say exactly which ones without being there.
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Forum: Music 01-27-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Tunes for Scottish Country Dancing

hey Lochie,

i happen to have a few books here on the subject, specifically John A Maclellans Bagpipe Music for Dancing

it lists the following:

Circassian Circle
Dashing white Sergeant...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-27-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Transposing Help

im not sure how to read fiddle music lol but here the ABC info

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Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-27-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Transposing Help

Hey all,

So I’ve got a tune in front of me, but it’s obviously not written for bagpipes, and I’ve got no clue how to transpose it.

Any ideas?

As I’ve said before: the advanced musical...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-20-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Sample score sheets (templates)

http://manage.nzpipebands.org.nz/fs/files/judging_manual.pdf

There’s some examples in the back of the manual.


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Bagpipes for wet conditions

Scottish ones lol [emoji23]


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Forum: Teacher's Lounge 10-09-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Looking for music high hand and low A and B only

Yeah sadly there’s not much you can do for him until his hands grow.

Having him learn to sight read and finger along (all the notes) while not blowing is another option.

The memorization and...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 10-09-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Looking for music high hand and low A and B only

Personally, as an instructor, I’d say wait a year before you start teaching him tunes.

Have him work on the scale, grace notes/embellishments (on playable notes) and theory.

Have him memorize...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-27-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,082
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Shouldn't there be threads in drone seats??

Take a few inches of hemp.

Tie a clove hitch around the seat end of the reed.

Press reed firmly into position.

With the few inches remaining, on both sides, wrap into your stock hemp.
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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-20-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Zipper lube

I would hope so! Seeing as pipe bags use dive zippers lol




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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-16-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Bottom Zipper vs Side Zipper

I would imagine zipper length plays into the difference.

I think some people may be sensitive to the feeling of the zipper on the inside of the arm




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Forum: Pipe Bands 09-12-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Pipe band marching command and/or drill videos

Waddya wanna know? And to what purpose?

I can teach you quite a bit but I need to know where you’re at and where you’re going...




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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-11-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: McCallum’s new innovation

I’m honestly considering ordering one so I can play mounted on horseback.... slight shortage of Camels up here in Canada....




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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-10-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: McCallum’s new innovation

Oh for sure a great idea but at first I thought it was a joke...




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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-10-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
McCallum’s new innovation

https://www.facebook.com/177457198934944/posts/2683264221687550/


I couldn’t help but laugh my arse off....




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