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Search: Posts Made By: Chris M
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,327
Posted By Chris M
Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

I wouldn’t normally post but am trying to a bit given the forum activity thread

I love my current pipes

Robertson 1920s ebony bought a few years ago from Jim McGillivray

Lee ‘Jack’ hybrid...
Forum: Music 01-03-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Chris M
Re: Mrs Maclean 2/4 March

I looked in each book this evening. It is the same tune in both books.
Forum: Music 01-03-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Chris M
Re: Mrs Maclean 2/4 March

there is a 2/4 march Mrs MacLean by a Donald MacLean, so probably the same tune, in Donald Morrison's "The Highland Bagpipe" which is though a hard to find book. I can look when I am home tonight and...
Forum: Music 10-31-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,542
Posted By Chris M
Re: Doctor Jimmy Campbell's Welcome Home

PT may 1989 vol 41 issue 8 it is on page 53

PT may 2009 vol 61 issue 8 it is on page 35

I think the entry you questioned at the top of this thread must be an error for the 2009 PT
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,596
Posted By Chris M
Re: The iconography of PM Evan MacRae

I just saw the cameron highlander driving by on a moving van - found an image online

...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-14-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,440
Posted By Chris M
Re: Angus MacKay

some inexpensive copies available here as well, some used, some new
...
Forum: Music 08-18-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Chris M
Re: The Shetland Pipe Collection

it's a good book almost all modern compositions
Forum: Music 08-16-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Chris M
Re: The Shetland Pipe Collection

I bought one a few months ago online from a place called Rocky Mountain Highland Supply - I wasn't sure it was going to arrive because some of the links (including their email address) didn't seem to...
Forum: Music 03-25-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,784
Posted By Chris M
Re: Duncan Johnstone's Collection volumes 1&2

I bought volume 1 on ebay on saturday - it is feasible

I haven't found any duncan johnstone books on abebooks but that is another good place to look for out of print piping books

and don't...
Forum: Music 04-18-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,424
Posted By Chris M
Re: Where to find "Shenandoah"?

Varella,Donald-The United States Bicentennial Collection of Bagpipe Music Volume 1-The Piper's Companion 2nd Edition Shenandoah 12 Slow Air 3|4 1 1976|1990 Trad.(arr.Varella,Donald)
Forum: Pipe Bands 10-24-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Chris M
Re: Pipe Band Directors' Insurance

acadianpiper

I don't know anything about this in terms of pipe bands but I do in terms of the 4 charities of which I am on the board of directors.

First, liability insurance is probably a wise...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-07-2006, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Chris M
Re: Question for Regimental Pipers...

See Guide to Commemorative Services (http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=feature/vetweek/comm_guide) from Veterans' Affairs Canada - the tune they suggest is Flowers of the Forest...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 08-28-2006, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Chris M
Re: Duty & Taxes

see Canada Border Services Agency (http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/import/courier/postal/ind_dutiable-e.html)
Forum: Music 08-27-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By Chris M
Re: Redondo Beach

This is what is written about Jimmy Haugh in the preface to his collection - according to this then some important event in his life must have happened at Redondo Beach:

Jimmy Haugh was born in...
Forum: Music 07-04-2006, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By Chris M
Re: What Is that Tune?!

It is in Barry Shears' first book

Shears,Barry - Bk1 Clans Collection,V1 For My Good Friend Blair Murphy (Do Mo Charaid Math Blair Murphy) page 76 (composer MacNeil,Rosemary) - I believe she wrote...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-30-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Chris M
Re: The Battle of the Somme...

It's still called Beaumont Hamel Day, not Dominion/Canada Day. Nearly every family in Nfld lost someone. See Beaumont Hamel (http://collections.ic.gc.ca/legion/intro.htm) (it was finally taken in...
Forum: Music 06-22-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Chris M
Re: Glan Caladh Castle

Jim McGillivray plays it on his World's Greatest Pipers CD
Forum: Music 06-15-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Chris M
Re: Gaelic Blas

Joshua Dickson's "When Piping Was Strong" about traditional piping in South Uist also uses the term Gaelic Blas, in the sense that Michael Bell and Sue Mack used it above. I don't think any of his...
Forum: Music 06-14-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Chris M
Re: identifying a tune.

Pumpkin's Fancy by Terry Tully - I have it listed as being in Terry Tully Book 1 - Irish Tunes Old and New
Forum: Music 06-01-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Chris M
Re: Hills of Argyll

It's in the Iain Duncan Springbank Distillery/Kintyre collection - it's one of my favourite 2 part 4/4s

(not having heard the CD I assume it is the same tune, as the one in the book is by George...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-29-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By Chris M
Re: Influence of piping on Celtic dance music?

See these two books by John Gibson - the newer book, the first of the two links(Old and New World Highland Bagpiping) concentrates on the relationship between step dancing and traditional piping -...
Forum: Music 05-19-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Chris M
Re: "The Hecla"

I have it listed as being here:

Canning,Ryan-The Full Monty Hecla 9 Strathspey 4|4 4 2004 Morrison,Fred
Forum: Music 04-06-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By Chris M
Re: Caledonia?

MacKenzie,Allan J. - Co-chruinneachadh MhicChoinnich Collection Caledonia 66 Air 6|8 2 2000 MacLean,Dougie(arr.MacKenzie,Allan J.)
Forum: Music 03-24-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Chris M
Re: Tune search: The 8th Argylls

Also MacLellan's Ceol Mor agus Ceol Beag but as xxx 116 Regiment de Ligne
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-24-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Chris M
Re: Flying with borders

That is what I meant above by 'sky check' - when I had them out at home last night I was looking at them (particularly the bellows) and the briefcase I usually take on those little planes, and...
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