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Forum: Music Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Monthly composition thread

Sorry, I had trouble linking to the sound file:https://soundcloud.com/user-294328197/the-goats-of-llandudno
Forum: Music 04-04-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Monthly composition thread

I thought a slow jig might dohttps://i.imgur.com/9fg5X7J.jpg
Forum: Music 04-04-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Monthly composition thread

duplicate, Please ignore
Forum: Music 04-04-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Monthly composition thread

My first inclination in composing a Welsh tune would be to set it for four-part choir.:thumb:
That said, I'll see what I can come up with…
Forum: Music 04-03-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: 23rd psalm

There a numerous settings of that Psalm, by various composers. I wrote a setting for Highland pipes using the text in Gaelic, which I'd be happy to send you. We used it at my church a few times,...
Forum: Music 04-03-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Isolation musical diversions!

BTW, that tune I wrote is a setting for Borderpipes or smallpipes- ornamentation is at the player's discretion :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-02-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: 100% Cane Pipe Bag!

Given the date posted, one would assume the species of cane is arundo dumbass.
Forum: Music 03-31-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Isolation musical diversions!

Thanks, Pip! I'm just going back and finishing up some sketches.
Forum: Music 03-31-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Isolation musical diversions!

too much time on my oft-washed hands:
https://i.imgur.com/dHIqvm6.jpg

Sound file, MIDI only:https://soundcloud.com/user-294328197/staying-at-home-this-season
Forum: Beer Tent 03-28-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Post Pandemic bag hygiene

FWIW, the virus is not a bacteria. What soap does ( any soap, not specifically anti-bacterial varieties) is break down the fatty shell of the virus that surrounds and protects the RNA core...
Forum: Music 03-25-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-22-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: soft grip?

Which is how some pipers get vibrato, especially on long notes in slow airs- varying the height of fingers over open holes.:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-21-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,285
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Favourite chanter pitch

I'll let you know when I get back from 2075.:woot:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,285
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Favourite chanter pitch

check inside to see if there are indeed old guitar strings.I'm told they're often used for rushes:woot:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Klondike Waldo
VE75 Cancelled/Postoned

I just received an email from Bruno Peak, organizer of the VE 75 celebrations:

(Just in case anyonen interested didn't get it)

20/03/2020
Dear Participants,
RE: VE DAY 75 CANCELLATION ADVICE...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-18-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,809
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parade cancellations

It was dreich here today- started out as snow, then changed to drizzle, so I cancelled our Totnes Highlander* Pipe Band St Patrick's Day Parade.
* not a typo, there's only one:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-18-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,285
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Favourite chanter pitch

i've got a couple of those old, low chanters that are surplus to my needs andnwill be putting them up for sale- both are Gillanders, ABW, catalin soles , and both tune between 455 and 470.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-17-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Cold weather reeds

Something that came up yesterday, playing for a funeral in below-freezing temps with a light sea breeze:

I had to swap out chanter reeds three times within a half-hours playing because the reeds...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,285
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Favourite chanter pitch

Wes, did you mean Concert B-flat chanters?
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,809
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parade cancellations

Abington, MA has joined the list ofcancelled parades.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,809
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parade cancellations

Actually, a number of large employers have sent people home to work online as well, and most of the confirmed cases in my state are linked to a conference at Biogen- so people who got it at work,...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,809
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parade cancellations

Holyoke,MA as well.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,809
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Parade cancellations

Boston, Lawrence, Worcester(?) MA, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh several others as of this morning.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: White Chanters May Be The Next Big Thing

When I was in the Stuart Highlanders 40 years ago (Yikes), we played Black Kerr Chanters:thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: White Chanters May Be The Next Big Thing

Poland, Switzerland, Malaysia?

Norway
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