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Forum: Beer Tent 02-18-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By piper Q
Re: Your own funeral

Lighten Up Francis, we ain't getting out of this world alive... and with that said... and after much light hearted consideration & keeping in mind I am weary , also weary and contemptuous of Amazing...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-10-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By piper Q
Re: Bagad Championships live stream

Live streaming now thank you, as my nefarious cousins from a bit east of France would say. Danke shon.
Forum: Beer Tent 02-10-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By piper Q
Re: Another Odd Duck Music Question...

My most current ear worm is not too unpleasant, as I'm attempting to get the tune down cold for future performance. I'm just content that it isn't a Dennis (the Worm) Rodman sized problem...
Forum: Your Announcements 02-09-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By piper Q
National Creative Arts Festival & Competition

OK a small subset of pipers and drummers are eligible for this and there is a catch. They must be enrolled patients in the Veterans Administration Health Care System as patients to participate.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-02-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By piper Q
Re: 25th Jan Tattle

About St. Paddy's day.... Got any Castle Knappogue to lubricate the fingers with before hand?
Forum: Beer Tent 02-02-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By piper Q
Re: Pakistani Bagpipe Challenge

Another Gentleman and myself had too much fun with a set of unverifiable parentage bagpipes get to a semi playable condition for a beginning piper.... NO.


The P1's I have as a second set was...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-02-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By piper Q
Re: Stan Lee got bagpipes!

I sincerely doubt that Mr. Stan Lee had Pipers from the US Army as aside from the pipes and drums of the Corps of Cadets at West Point, there are very few unofficial pipe bands within the Army. Most...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-28-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By piper Q
Re: Overthinking the movements

Thank you for the suggestions and input everyone.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-28-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By piper Q
Re: Sharpness War

I am not a competition piper, but for those competing, I feel they are looking for a sound that set them selves apart from the from pedestrian pipers like my self. The higher pitches seems to satisfy...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By piper Q
Re: Burns' Night Tunes

Soldier's Return to march in the Haggis.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By piper Q
New Piping E-mail News Letter! Just out in 2019

Mail to me via US Postal Service $1.50 US Currency, along with that send me your personal email and I'll send you a one day subscription to my Piping News Letter; The Drunken Sot Thinks He Can Pipe! ...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-10-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By piper Q
Overthinking the movements

After a group practice session the other day, I sat with an older student who seems to try to over analyze what he is doing. He knows the basic notes for a few tunes, yet struggles to be fluid in...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-02-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By piper Q
Vicksburg piper request has been filled.

I can not edit or cancel the original post.
However the request for a Piper in Vicksburg MS has been filled.
Thank you.
Forum: Music 01-02-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By piper Q
Re: Music suggestion

Playing indoors depending upon the size and layout of the "church" can be an issue. I was asked to play in a organist's loft that had a low ceiling over looking the floor. As I was there early I...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-01-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By piper Q
Request for a Piper in Vicksburg, MS

Short notice event; I just received the request at 7:30pm (19:30hrs) Central time, 1 Jan 2019.

The Warren County Fire Coordinator (Vicksburg, MS) is looking for a Bagpiper for a Funeral detail,...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-18-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By piper Q
Re: A real bitey blower

I've used both Surgical Tubing and Exercise Band Tubing as a protector for the blow pipe. As I have a crown for a front tooth, I have to be careful with the bite. Generally I am gripping the blow...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-18-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,283
Posted By piper Q
Re: Pelican cases

A little earlier in this thread, the question was raised about theft of the cases.

There are many ways you can attempt to defeat would be thieves. Pelican Cases as well as rifle cases can be...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-08-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By piper Q
Christmas Music, Pipe Tunes, and silly stuff.

Yes, it is that season again. and we all know the drill, and the music. So rather than asking where and when you're likely to play the equivalents of the Chipmunks' Holiday Song again. I'm more...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-04-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By piper Q
Re: The Pipes of War Epic Film Series

Just did a search on YouTube there seems to be a few teasers and a short video for the Pipes of War. here is another couple of links on one page.
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Forum: Beer Tent 12-04-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By piper Q
Re: The Pipes of War Epic Film Series

There is an on line series of articles from Electric Scotland, I've found and I've seen segments of similar videos posted on Facebook. here is a link to the written articles:...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-04-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By piper Q
Re: Canmore Hybrid bags

Currently I am using the red Ross hybrid, and it fine by me. I had a Canmore Goretex bag previously and it felt like it had no substance and I ended up placing an old hide bad over it for the weight...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-14-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,549
Posted By piper Q
Re: When The Battle's Over - 0600

While due to family considerations, I could not make a 06:00 local time tribute.

I did perform at a combined Veterans Day/Remembrance Service here in Mississippi. Father Roberts, a Veteran of the...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-14-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,351
Posted By piper Q
Re: Military etiquette?

Of Pipers, Salutes, and Courtesies:

I shall start with a little of my background, retired military 25 years. Retired fire service 25 years.

When we consider pipers in the western tradition, we...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-22-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By piper Q
Scottish Drumming... a needed evil

Drums and drummers are critical to a Pipe and Drum Band. regardless of how polished it may be. One thing I've come across is that the drumming needed for the P&D bands isn't really taught in most...
Forum: Heads Up 10-22-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By piper Q
I'm not lost, just out of place

OK Ladies and Gentlemen, I have a bit of a problem that you are best situated to assist with, and less due to my OK attempts at piping, than a need to familiarize a few people to Scottish Drumming...
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