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Forum: Music 10-02-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Waltzing Matilda

Several pipe bands here.

https://youtu.be/XP-0K_OHf2M



Paul
Forum: Side / Snare 09-19-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: How many lines?

Mostly stuff from the REMT, Belfast and Basel.

I'm sure they could watch it on YouTube.

I ask more for my own curiosity, as I suspect that the inability to read the score is a little deeper...
Forum: Side / Snare 09-17-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: How many lines?

Thanks. Yes that helps.


Paul
Forum: Side / Snare 09-17-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: How many lines?

Ah, right. That explained why the massed band score is on one line and our drummers can't read it. They want two lines.

Is there a conversion???

Paul.
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-17-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Dowco Triumph Street “ceases competitive operations”

Not really. Only ten years give or take in this incarnation. Lots of bands come and go, espically at the upper levels of competition.

Sad yes. A real cause for concern? Maybe. In that there is...
Forum: Side / Snare 09-17-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Paul M Burke
How many lines?

Should snare scores be written on one line, or two?

One line for each hand?

Paul
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-15-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Toneczar bagpipe information needed

A photo of the pipes would possibly help.

Paul.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-08-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Scotland April 2019

The brother is running a camp site just outside Stirling. Loads of piping and history around there. Only an hour from Glasgow and a little further to Edinburgh.

They have a Sea King helo on...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 09-04-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Tanning sheep

Like this one?


http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/update/2016-05-05/lamb-wears-sunglasses-to-protect-eyes/


Paul.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-29-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: How to deal with Flat Cs

What Chris said.

After all it is just a chanter, and they are for making music. Not pitting in glass cases and throwing sugar at.

Paul
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-26-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: A female Italian Zampogna player, Maria Varali

More, like I'd rather be a sparrow than a snail,

https://youtu.be/pey29CLID3I

As for Cecilia, she was just a Bridge Over Troubled Waters, now Me and Mr. Robinson are Old Friends.

Paul
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-25-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: questionable Ebay pipes

All the sets we have here, 5 or 6 maybe, have pumpkin colour mounts.

Never seen them in white.

Photos are to bad for anything else.

Paul
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-23-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: A female Italian Zampogna player, Maria Varali

I have no idea what you said, after the first line or two and seeing the size of the post I just skipped to Bob's reply, I agree with him.

I didn't read your second post either, life is to...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-22-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Tanning sheep

Thanks everyone,

It seems that the world wants to make fluffy sheepskin rugs, is rather a pipe bag or two. I have time hopefully I won't go mad with all the googling,.

The local...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-20-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Tanning sheep

Well, no point in wasting the hide. If I can use it.

Paul
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-16-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Paul M Burke
Tanning sheep

I've recently bought some sheep, They will be ready for next Easter.

Anyone got good advice on tanning the hide with alum?

I'll go to Google but was hoping for somethimg from...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-16-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,089
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Anything on streaming The Worlds?

https://www.rspba.org/html/newsdetail.php?id=598


This might help.

Paul
Forum: Beer Tent 07-31-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Ivory keyboard destroyed

Thanks Dan,

That was what I was intending when I posted.

Make sure all your I s are dotted and T s crossed, otherwise one could get into trouble.

Paul.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-29-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Paul M Burke
Ivory keyboard destroyed

https://www.rte.ie/amp/981737/?__twitter_impression=true



Paul
Forum: Music 07-26-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Steps in Learning a New Tune

Can you read music? Up to speed?

Then do that. Read the music, hum or sing the tune then play it.


If you can't read music, start by learning to. Or forget about reading music and just...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 07-19-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,909
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Drinking and driving

I seldom click on those links anyway, so I suppose yes it was.

Buy isn't that a lot of work for a spammer, actually reading and getting involved??

Paul
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 07-18-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,909
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Drinking and driving

Probably why it is posted in the "joke" forum.

Paul.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-13-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Gordon’s uniform - india

Don't nt be so offensive.


Paul.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-09-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,965
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Pipers dilemma

Sell them all, they all sound like bagpipes.

Buy a set you like.

Then you can't say you picked one over the rest.

I recently gave away the piano my grandmother bought for me in...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-02-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Easiest to blow chanter reed that produces acceptable results

To sound the same as the rest of the band, you should really use the same brand of Reed.

Paul.
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