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Forum: Competing Pipers 11-22-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Competing in multiple organizations

Considering most piping/drumming competitions have gone virtual, opportunities have opened up for competitors to compete in events sponsored by different organizations. I'm curious to see if anyone...
Forum: Music 09-13-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: A Hymn a day

Here is a version of "St. Patrick's Breastplate" on the pipes, performed St. Andrew's Pipes and Drums: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-YPfgU6Jc8

It is a wonderful melody. I remember the...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-25-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: Bugs Bunny cartoon

Yes sounds like Loch Lomond. Rather, It sounds like an experienced piper who has been asked to play "You'll take the high road, and I'll take the low road" and not realizing it is loch lomond.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-15-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,395
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: Inspiring Movie Scene Featuring Pipers

The "bagpipe suicide" scene in The Buccaneer (1956) is one of the reasons I became a piper. My dad taught every year on the Battle of New Orleans and used the movie as a teaching tool. As a small...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-12-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Practice Chanter I.D.

Can anyone tell me what practice chanter this French piper is playing?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxbJKb3S_Uw
Forum: Competing Pipers 08-05-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Recording for Online Competitions

I'll be participating in a couple online competitions for the first time and I was curious about how folks are recording themselves. I've combed through posted videos on YT of competition submissions...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-30-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Clip on mics and tuning apps

I'm new to using tuning apps (on smart phones) and other tuners. Is it possible to use one of the clip mics (offered by most piping retailers) on a Iphone in order to tune drones?

Can anyone...
Forum: Music 07-25-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,678
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: "Wrongly" arranged and misprinted tunes

Along the same lines, I was docked (or perhaps lectured) for one of my first piobaireachd comps. I had no Piob. instructor, so I simply chose a tune on Pipes/Drums website and listened to the...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Early Canntaireachd Recordings

Does anyone know of the earliest Canntaireachd recordings available to the public?

Along the same lines, do we know the oldest person recorded singing Canntaireachd?


EDIT: Mistakenly posted...
Forum: Forum Related 07-11-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: Private Messages

Thank you, I have confirmation that those messages were sent.
Forum: Forum Related 07-09-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Private Messages

I've replied to a couple private messages but they do not appear in sent messages. Is there any way to verify that they were sent? Thanks
Forum: Music 07-05-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Identify Cape Breton tunes

Can someone help me identify the tunes in this set?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UmB7hIj0bk
Forum: Music 06-29-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Azerty (Breton tune)

Does anyone have the tune "Azerty" in Scottish notation? I've attached a link . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nEFY00VRUI
Forum: Beer Tent 07-22-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Questions for Breton Pipers

I have a couple questions for those with experience playing Breton music with other "sonneurs" or in a Bagad.

(1) If my GHB is tuning around 476, which key of Bombarde and Binioł kozh would best...
Forum: Music 07-13-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: Identify this SFU tune

Yes Jim that is it, thank you
Forum: Music 07-13-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Identify this SFU tune

Hello, can someone help me out with the title of this tune or track? I heard it years ago and I'm not sure it was done live or in the studio.

I believe it was a new canntaireachd. A solo pipe...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-21-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,199
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
Re: First written evidence of pipes in battle

That all sounds very romantic and all but I'm not too convinced. I would definitely like to see those "ancient" ecclesiastical records and Gaelic writings.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-18-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,199
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
First written evidence of pipes in battle

Can anyone point me in the right direction in which the GHBs are first mentioned as part of a battle or a military unit? I know that certain Piobaireachds named after conflicts have been dated to a...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FS: Dunbar AB4 GHB - $1200

I'm selling my Dunbar AB4 set (sticks and stocks). It was made around 2002 and was purchased directly from Jack Dunbar. It is African Blackwood with Aluminum mounts. Its played lovely over the years...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-08-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FT: Dunbar AB4 GHB, want flute/uilleann/smallpipes

Hello all,

I'm looking for a trade of this Dunbar set (sticks and stocks). It was made around 2002 and was purchased directly from Jack Dunbar. It is African Blackwood with Aluminum mounts. Its...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-16-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FS: Dunbar DB4 GHB (Marshall engraving, Ross cannister, Case) - $1400 OBO

I have for sale my Dunbar DB4 set. It is full aluminum with 1/2 Victorian scroll engraving by David Marshall. It comes with an extended small ross cannister bag. Also with Kinnaird Carbon Drone Reeds...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-02-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 466
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FS: Dunbar DB4 GHB (Marshall engraving, Ross cannister, Case) - $1400

Hi,

I'm selling my Dunbar DB4 set. It is full aluminum with 1/2 Victorian scroll engraving by David Marshall It comes with an extended small ross cannister bag. Also with Kinnaird Carbon Drone...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-23-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FS: Dunbar DB4 GHB (Marshall engraving, Ross cannister) - $1400 OBO

Hi,

I'm selling my Dunbar DB4 set. It is full aluminum with 1/2 Victorian scroll engraving by David Marshall It comes with an extended small ross cannister bag. Also with Kinnaird Carbon Drone...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-27-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FS: Dunbar DB4 GHB (David Marshall engraving, Ross cannister) - $1400

Hi,

I'm selling my Dunbar DB4 set. It is full aluminum with 1/2 Victorian scroll engraving by David Marshall It comes with an extended small ross cannister bag. Also with Kinnaird Carbon Drone...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-07-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By PiPeZiLLa
FS: Dunbar DB4 GHB (David Marshall engraving, Ross cannister) - $1500

Hi,

I'm selling my Dunbar DB4 set. It is full aluminum with 1/2 Victorian scroll engraving by David Marshall It comes with an extended small ross cannister bag. Also with Kinnaird Carbon Drone...
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