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Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-10-2004, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Border pipe CD's

check out Field of Bells by Rory Campbell
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-10-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Smallpiping weekend in March!

Hello all,

I'm hosting a smallpiping weekend at my house in Marshfield, VT on March 19 & 20. We will be teaching traditional lowland repertoire and reed making. Cost for the weekend and all...
Forum: Music Groups 12-10-2004, 01:42 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 13,320
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: So, who is your favorite Celtic Rock/Fusion Band featuring pipes?

Howdy all,

Just found this post. I'm the piper in Prydein, and yes we're still together. Aron and I both just had kids so we're going for fewer gigs but higher quality. Check out the site. ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 12-09-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
18th Century Highland Pipes in A? Probably not!

Here is a question for folks out there... Something Iíve always wondered about is this myth that all old highland pipes were pitched in A 440. How could this be? Firstly, A 440 is a recent...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-09-2003, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Border pipes for sale

I've got a set of border pipes, made by Hamish Moore, that I'm trying to sell. They belong to a good friend of mine, Adrian Melvin. He is asking $2850 US for them. Please contact me if you're...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-28-2003, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: LOW D SMALLPIPE

My father, Michael MacHarg, is now also making a Low D smallpipe chanter.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-26-2002, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Scots Guards Greatcoat

You got it Ken! I'm going to look into tailoring and prices...
Forum: Pipe Bands 03-26-2002, 03:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Worlds Recordings Other grades

Does anyone have any recordings of the grade 4 contests at the worlds? I'm hoping to bring a band in a few years and I'd like to hear some of those contests first. Hoping to find someone with a...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 03-26-2002, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Military Medals on Jackets?

I agree there are a lot of those folks out there. The medals on the jacket thing is a little cheesy. It smacks of "Hey, look at me I don't feel important enough without these". Take pride in...
Forum: Pipe Bands 03-26-2002, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Favorite Pipe Band Album

Whats your favorite Pipe Band album?

Since I'm starting this, I'm taking the liberty of mentioning several in no particular order...

No Reservations, Vale of Athol
Masterblasters, Victoria...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-26-2002, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Scots Guards Greatcoat

I'm looking for a greatcoat. The type that you see in the old Scots Guards pictures. Look in Scots Guards Vol 1. Tower of London Picture 1962

The inverness cape isn't doing it for me. I'm...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-26-2002, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Pearl Tenor Needed

Hello all,

Looking for a used Pearl Tenor. Black. Anyone got one?
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-26-2002, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Favorite Smallpipe tune

Whats your favorite smallpipe tune? Not your favorite highland pipe tune on the smallpipes! I'm talking LOWLAND baby...

Yeah :thumb:
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-26-2002, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Border pipe chanter tuning

My dad (Michael MacHarg) and I are designing a new border chanter that uses a plastic french reed. Its really reliable and overblows. Its almost done... Tease tease...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-26-2002, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: SSP, a new definition

I always like it when people say "Oh I play the smallpipes." or " Oh I play a mouthblown smallpipe". Its good to show the difference. Smallpipes were lost once lets not do it again. I hate to...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-26-2002, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,457
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: difference between shuttle pipes and parlour pipes???

Bagpipe categorization is a tricky thing.

Highland Pipes have a few smaller cousins. The 3/4 size set (some people call them half sized sets) and the parlour pipe. The parlour pipe is...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-26-2002, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Looking for teacher

How far is that from LA? Contact LA Scots. Isn't Prince Charles out that way too...
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-26-2002, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Tune Histories

How about...

The Art of Piobaireachd Ian McKay
Published in NZ
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-26-2002, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Piobaireachd required at Grade 4 level in EUSPBA?

Pick out an easy ground, but not something thats tired out. Something like:

MacIntosh's Banner
Desperate Battle (that would definately be a ground only. But its not too hard)
Company's Lament
Forum: Pipe Bands 03-26-2002, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Favorite Band of the XX's

Sixties - Edinburgh Police
Seventies - Muirhead and Sons
Eighties - Strathclyde Police
Nineties - City of Washington Ya Baby!

:thumb:
Forum: Pipe Bands 03-26-2002, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Blowing!

I agree with Ed. The matched practice chanter thing is definately the way to go. We're working on that in our band and its making a big improvement. Besides its more in tune and you can hear...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-20-2002, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Competing with Hornpipes

I tend to go with the pointed hornpipes. Think they're a little more challenging musically than some totally openned up thing. Start with classics and go from there...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-20-2002, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,523
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Competition Reels - Style

I think, unless I'm mistaken we're talking about "openning" up a Ross / Mac Leod setting.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-20-2002, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,523
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Competition Reels - Style

Thanks Jim. I think just I wanted to hear you say "the words".

One more thing, this is for Gord. I'm not sure that using band settings in solos is the greatest idea...
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-20-2002, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Iain Mac Harg
Re: Marching in to the Circle Playing ,Grade 5

Where grade 5 bands are concerned it does make a bold statement when other bands aren't doing it.
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