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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: The Most Basic Beginner Topic: The Scale

Aren't the high G and A fingerings shown often referred to as "piobaireachd fingerings?"
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-17-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Practice Chanter Air Volume Needs

That is intune for that chanter/ reed combination then. The frequency of Hi A should be twice that of low A.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-16-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Practice Chanter Air Volume Needs

Hi, J, you mentioned in another post that you have played several other instruments. Were any of them wind instruments? What Calum described is diaphragmatic breathing, something all brass...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-15-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pirate Set?

The other "Spanish Lady" is hiding out under an alias, "Paddy Doyle" in "Waltons' Tutor and selection of Irish Airs for the BAGPIPES" #17, Page 10:thumb:

I have a Sea Chanty/Nautical medley I...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-14-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: New Member Introduction - John Visser

Welcome, fellow Bay Stater. There are a few bands within a manageable distace of Westboro, where you could get hands-on advice and tuition.:
Worcester Kilties, for one, https://wkpb.org/
Scots...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-14-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pirate Set?

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I'll remember to look up the other name and source ( one of the Irish tune books I have), and report back.

We'll Rant And We'll Roar have variuos other lyrics, some assocuated with...
Forum: Music 09-14-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: A Hymn a day

I would agree that it fits the G scale, but against A drones? Not my cup of coffee.
:shrug:
Forum: Beer Tent 09-12-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pirate Set?

As noted above, Yes. In fact two "Spanish Lady" tunes fit- The one I mentioned which is also "We'll Rant and We'll Roar" and the Irish tune "What Do (CAN?) yoe do with a Spanish Lady" can be found...
Forum: Music 09-12-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: A Hymn a day

I'll have to look up ST ROSE. BUNESSAN only works right if one has a High B IMHO, so not in the list for tunes of standard 9-note scale.:shrug:
Forum: Beer Tent 09-11-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pirate Set?

How about "We'll Rant And We'll Roar" AKA" Farewell and Adieu Ye Fine Spanish Ladies" as sung by Captain Quint in Jaws.
other chanties:

Away Rio, Blow Ye Wins Westerly...

There are several...
Forum: Music 09-10-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: A Hymn a day

There are several settings of St Patrick's Breastplate to different tunes, including to BUNESSAN("Morning Has Broken") and several others.




SLANE is the tune usually used for Lord Of All...
Forum: Music 09-10-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: A Hymn a day

Got Fahter Zigh ( as in sigh) GePREEzen.:thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-31-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,688
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Soliciting input on drone sounds

edited for Typo ( see bold Italics above.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-30-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Identify Pipes

I agree with Jay, If not Gillanders or G&M, some thing of that lineage.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-30-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,688
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Soliciting input on drone sounds

I couldn't get the mp3s to play today:shrug: so I'll have to wait for the big reveal, I guess, to know what the tunes were.

Regarding the Musicological issues Panceltic brought up, given the right...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-29-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pipe Band MSRHJ

FWIW, as I recall, Strathspeys were originally a variety of fiddlle reels, called Strathspey Reels , because that's the way reels were played by fiddlers in the Strathspey area. The seem to be...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-28-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pipe Band MSRHJ

How about an event where pipers play strathspeys for a panel of dancers, who judge for danceability? :woot:
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-28-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Inspiring Movie Scene Featuring Pipers

I plan to watch A Bridge Too Far while I donate platelets Tuesday, so I'll report back yes or no after I watch it.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-26-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: 2020 setup?

I'm alternating between 2 sets- 1979 G&M with original chanter, Gannaway bag, Using Mur- reeds and Colin MacLellan reeds in the chanter, along with a GlenArley synth reed on occasion; BalanceTone...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-24-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Help with getting the air I blow into the pipes!!

One more consideration- if this is a result of time away from piping, thus an issue with your being out shape, not the pipes, you might want to keep one or two super easy chanter reeeds on hand to...
Forum: Music 08-23-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,460
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: YT Copyright Claim - Castle Dangerous

Re: Green Hills , from http://cornemusique.free.fr/ukgreenhills.php

The Green Hills of Tyrol is one of the best known, and oldest, tunes played by pipe bands today. It was originally from the...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-21-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: California fires and bagpipes!

Sorry to hear that, Andrew. It's not been the best of years, has it. You and your family (and pipes) stay safe!
Forum: Music 08-19-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: A Hymn a day

I just worked up "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" for a funeral, if you're interested.
Forum: Music 08-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: "Porter's Lullaby" - New 4/4 March

So, the Porter can carry a tune, we see.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-15-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Inspiring Movie Scene Featuring Pipers

I've played many years of Tuba Christmas with my son. As far as reenacting the attack with massed tubas, I'm not so sure, as tubas didn't come along until about the time of the Mexican War. It...
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