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Forum: Teacher's Lounge 03-16-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By piobaire76
Flute fingers

I have come across a number of adult pipers, usually people who have played wind instruments in the past, who play the top hand with their finger tips, i.e. with their fingers in a very curved...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-09-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,746
Posted By piobaire76
Tied-in stocks vs. rubber sleeves

Has anyone done any scientific, i.e. measurable, tests on whether rubber sleeves dampen vibrations and lessen harmonics or resonance of drone sound?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-03-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By piobaire76
Putting a silver sole on a chanter

I have a silver sole that I would like to put on a solo pipe chanter.
Could any of you please give me recommendations on who could do the work? Many thanks in advance.
Scott
Forum: Piobaireachd 06-06-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,033
Posted By piobaire76
Re: MacGregor's Salute

I was just listening to a canntaireachd recording of Robert Nicol last night (John MacDonald Settings) and he sang the thumb as written from the PS Collection, i.e. with the melody inverted AC , AB...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-05-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,318
Posted By piobaire76
Chanter throat

Just wondering what is involved in cleaning out the throat of a chanter. Thanks.
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 06-04-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,360
Posted By piobaire76
Re: Embouchure stamina

Thanks for all the replies. I appreciate your input.
He's doing quite well on the practice chanter. I think he may not be putting enough time in on the pipes--drones or chanter. That was my...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 05-23-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,360
Posted By piobaire76
Embouchure stamina

I am currently teaching a 13 year old. He's coming along quite nicely with most everything, except--he has no longevity when blowing the pipes.
I have shaved down the chanter reed to near...
Forum: Music 07-25-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,752
Posted By piobaire76
Re: Red Speckled Hen

"Hen's March to the Midden"--a wonderful little tune.
I like your musical idea. I'll have to give that one a shot.
Thanks! :wave:
Forum: Music 07-24-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,752
Posted By piobaire76
Re: Red Speckled Hen

No, it's not the RS Bull--that's a great piobaireachd. Following some other links I found Encyclopedia of Tunes for the Great Highland Bagpipe, online version, Compiled by Robert Pekaar, presented...
Forum: Music 07-24-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,752
Posted By piobaire76
Red Speckled Hen

Could someone please tell me what in collection the tune "The Red Speckled Hen" can be found? Thank you.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-26-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By piobaire76
Solo chanter pitch

What is the current chanter pitch of professional and top amateur soloists currently? Or another way to ask: how high is too high --and-- how low is too low?
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 05-19-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By piobaire76
Carved chanters

This question has been on my mind for quite a while. What is the purpose of carving / gouging / opening up pipe chanter holes to the size barely able to be covered by one's fingers?--which then...
Forum: Bass Sections 02-28-2005, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By piobaire76
logos on bass drum heads

I'm trying to get some information about painted logos on bass drum heads. I'm told that painting the drum head negatively effects the sound, yet I see almost every band but mine with awesomely...
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