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Forum: Piobaireachd 01-20-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By BGP
Re: Easy introductions to Piobaireachd?

Not exactly what you're looking for but there's this

https://youtu.be/wWtnndzhy3E
Forum: Beer Tent 01-14-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By BGP
Re: Geico commercial with pipes

What with the "clogging" and "fencing" versions of the commercial I was waiting for this one.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-01-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By BGP
Re: Soliciting input on drone sounds

Wow.


The second one sounds better to my ear.
Forum: Webmaster & Software 04-09-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,394
Posted By BGP
Re: Choice of pipe music engraving software?

I’m using this.... because it’s what my Instructor uses.

http://www.bakedbean.co.nz/EPFeatures.htm
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-21-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 764
Posted By BGP
CD outdoor will be a virtual competition

I received via email yesterday news that the CDOutdoor competition will be the EUSPBAs first virtual competition this year.
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-11-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By BGP
Re: Island Piobaireachd Style

What I remember (maybe wrongly) from Joshua Dickson's book (apparently unfortunately out of print)
https://www.amazon.com/When-Piping-Was-Strong-Tradition/dp/1904607527

Was that the islands had...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-14-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,637
Posted By BGP
Re: Ackland A466 Drone Reeds!

Terry, How would you like to be contacted? I sent an email by way of the forum a few days ago but haven't heard from you.

Patrick, thank you for that recording, I appreciate it.
Forum: Beer Tent 02-08-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,549
Posted By BGP
Re: Atherton pricing disparities...

Just yesterday I saw his listings and sent him a message asking what the difference was. Will report if I get an answer.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-05-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By BGP
FS: Center 3/4 size cocuswood pipes, c1890s - $1650

Estimated 1890s Cocuswood, full natural mounts with brass lined tuning chambers. Chanter is stamped “Jn Center Edinburgh".

Original finish is still in great condition. Tied into a L&M bag. I’ve...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-24-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,637
Posted By BGP
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-24-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,637
Posted By BGP
Re: Ackland A466 Drone Reeds!

Thanks for the reply Mr. Ackland. Just curious, have they been tried in David Glen pipes?

Getting reeds set to strike in well is always a problem with my Glens, (in comparison to other makes of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-22-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,637
Posted By BGP
Re: Ackland A466 Drone Reeds!

Where and when will they be available?
Forum: Piobaireachd 11-28-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By BGP
Re: Memorization techniques?

If you aren’t already start identifying the structure by phrases and while playing take note of where you are. “Line one phrase A now phrase B. .. I’m on Line 2 same as line one but different ending...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-29-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By BGP
FS: vintage Henderson chanter w/"natural" sole - $180 OBO

Natural sole, so only selling inside the USA. $180 or make an offer.
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F174058446271
Forum: Beer Tent 10-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,233
Posted By BGP
Re: Why is it still ivory that's No.1?

Moose antler is most common. My understanding is that most other types have too many voids/open grain inside.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-13-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By BGP
Re: Leather Pipe Bag Tie-in Issue

Were they good and soaked? The leather needs to be wet right through to stretch.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-30-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By BGP
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

huh!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Patatine-sancarlo-highlander-pezzi-082531/dp/B06XTSFXMV
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-09-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,229
Posted By BGP
Re: Jim McGillivray’s AURORA JM Chanter

In case anyone can't wait https://imgur.com/gallery/PAt99oQ
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-31-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,891
Posted By BGP
Re: New set by Pierre Blanchet

What do you mean only "allowed" to make 4?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-04-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By BGP
Valuation

How does the value of a 3/4 sized (vintage or otherwise) set compare with a full sized one?

I would think they are less valuable as they wouldn't be used in a band or for competition and so less...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 05-28-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By BGP
Re: Repair of bass drone

Yes contact Dunfion first.

Michael MacHarg also does good repair work he is in VT.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,044
Posted By BGP
Re: Rocket Reeds?

Probably no one knows how they were tailored, what parameters were changed in what way for what differences?
Forum: Competing Pipers 05-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By BGP
Re: Learning to march

I feel that's too much detail, you want to be thinking about the marching as little as possible.

I suggest starting with PC and setting a metronome and tapping the appropriate foot at the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-02-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By BGP
Re: Non "silk" drone cords?

Wool drone cords

https://www.jhiggins.net/drone-cords/?sort=featured&page=2

https://rghardiestore.com/Wool-Bagpipe-Cords
Forum: Music 03-27-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By BGP
Re: Piob High G/A vs High G/A in Piobaireachd competition

Damh, If the tune has High A's but no high G's I would advise using the usual 'normal' high A. Otherwise make a decision for one or the other.


In tunes which have both, I personally play Piob A...
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