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Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-06-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: David Naill solo blackwood chanters - Any good?

Have a look at this thread.

http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=164833&highlight=Naill+chanter



Paul
Forum: Beer Tent 07-06-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Old Tunes, Suddenly There... Again!!

Jim Connell wrote the lyrics for, The Red Flag originally to this tune and did not like the tune O Tennenbaum, thinking it to like church music.


Paul.
Forum: Competition Results 06-23-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Pikes Peak Results?

I`m sure they were out of breath by the time they got to the top.:grin::grin::grin::grin:




Paul
Forum: Music 05-15-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: SG3 Itchy Fingers

Thanks guys,


I haven't got a copy of SGIII so I did not know that there was a third or forth part in there.

Sometimes I wonder as I look around the circle and see pipers that have...
Forum: Music 05-11-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Paul M Burke
SG3 Itchy Fingers

The PM has learned the SG3 version of IF, we have never played it as a band before. However several of us pipers play it outside band and we all play it the same.


The question is.

...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-22-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Paul M Burke
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-12-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Too Much Tape

How high is your chanter pitching? If you have to flatten the whole top hand to get down to 480.

Carving the hole is usually done to the top of the hole so won't help with the amount of tape....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,363
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: The McCullough Bagpipe Tune Book

If I recall correctly, there were some versions of the McCullough tutor that had an open C in the tutor section. That is three fingers up and only the D finger down.


Paul.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-26-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Help Improving Band Tuning

I think the first thing you need is that the guys buy in to the fact that tuning is important and a little time spent on tuning is worth the effort.

Second be prepared that while you feel it...
Forum: Music 01-13-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: advice on timing

Some discussion here.

http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93864

Paul
Forum: Music 12-05-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,222
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Irish Funeral

being Irish and living in Ireland here is my 2 cents worth.





Just about the only tune there that you could use for a funeral is Samhradh Samhradh.

Most of the well known...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-26-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Pigs with Pipes

Check out @lorraineelizab6’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/lorraineelizab6/status/1018882836898729985?s=09

Paul
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-11-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,073
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Favorite blowstick? And worth it to repair a blowstick?

Wrap a bit of insulation tape around it. Will be okay for years.


Paul
Forum: Music 11-01-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Help identifying a tune?

http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=124032&highlight=Liberton


Some interesting chat here.

Paul.
Forum: Music 10-02-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
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: 1,335
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: 1,335
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: 1,335
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: 929
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: 1,335
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: 1,256
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: 1,469
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: 1,924
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: 1,061
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: 25
Views: 3,559
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
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