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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By piper Q
Re: Archy J, India’s 1st Pro Female Bagpiper

I have seen postings on face book of her performing and she does have a different quality of sound. The Bollywood style videos are decent enough quality as well. Perhaps for some of us it is the...
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By piper Q
Re: Bagad Men Ta Han-Rohan

Give a listen to Breton Scores and piping. Many Andros although up tempo also have eastern sound. The Saint Patrick Andro is one such. As for Bagad Men Ta Han-Rohan, the music itself, you can...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-25-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,520
Posted By piper Q
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

With the coming decade, I am surprised no one has hit upon the less obvious but all too real probability of All Electronic Bagpipe Band Competitions. Between the various manufacturers of Electronic...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By piper Q
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

I may not be world renowned but I am notorious in parts of two states 1300 miles apart and pipe annually in a small city's school music program...

Does that count for something besides a small...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By piper Q
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

As stated the weather in NYC or Boston can be extreme. So wrist overs and warmers are quite helpful. Have the rain cape handy as well. Go with your most functional set up, your bomb proof reed...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-02-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By piper Q
Re: Bagpipes in a silent decline?

A silent decline? That may be more dependent upon one's locality, than much else. Currently I'm restricted in my travels due to other reasons than employment or incarceration. However, in my travels...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-26-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By piper Q
Re: Pipe Tunes for the Season

And this season, I have learned that the tune Sao Gan, a lovely lullaby of its self, also has seasonally appropriate words for the Christmas Season and is used as a Carol.
Forum: Beer Tent 12-26-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,646
Posted By piper Q
Re: PM on the rampage!

While I have a bit of a nasty temper and can be quite hotheaded (in my defense though, my hair has changed color quite a bit, I was born closer to ginger than to brown and now grey).
when I would...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-17-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By piper Q
Re: Ever found piping imagery at memorial park?

While I've never see the image of a piper, set of pipes, or staff music for pipes engraved upon a stone here in the USA, I know the monument carvers are quite capable of it. As for colorized images...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-05-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,722
Posted By piper Q
Re: Forum activity levels

I come to the forums here to occasionally seek advice, give bad advice in turn, or just giggle whilst sipping a wee dram at some of the commentary. That said some of my postings may be less than...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-05-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By piper Q
Replacement drone reed bridles?

I know more than a few of us have run into issue with the rubber bridles either tearing or splitting on our drone reeds.

Aside from purchasing a new set of drone reeds due to a bad bridle, what...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-05-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By piper Q
Re: I don't know to laugh or be offended...

Ahhh yes, the Doxology.... How many ways can it be played? How many pipers are in the cue?
Forum: Music 11-28-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By piper Q
Re: Mull of Kintyre - rant

There are worse things than Mull of Kintyre, such as being requested to play Amazing Grace on St. Patrick's Day in the middle of a block party... Does this look like a effing funeral?!
Forum: Beer Tent 11-28-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By piper Q
Re: I don't know to laugh or be offended...

Laugh? Why I was even grinning. Its the END TIMES! Bring out the Pipers for the Grand Finally!

All you beginning Pipers cue up over on the sidelines by Big Red, He'll help you with the tuning....
Forum: Beer Tent 11-18-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By piper Q
Re: Eye problems and piping

The advice of not to do anything which can cause stain and increased intraocular pressure is important to the preservation of vision. If she is as dedicated to practice as you indicate, I would...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-18-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By piper Q
It won't be a good week to be a Turkey

Here in the USA, we have our Thanksgiving Day approaching. Traditionally Turkey is a main menu item, and for some of us the near immortal story song of Alice's Restaurant is mandated as well.

But...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-19-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By piper Q
Re: Security Tracking Devices

Aside from having a direct physical connection to a secured pipe case, via a handcuff or leg irons, some options are limited. If you are traveling, keep it as a carry on item. The TSA (Theatrical...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-19-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,234
Posted By piper Q
Re: Kilts and proper kilts, Oy vey ist meir....

The following is also a posting of curiously constructed phrasing meant more in the form of humor; rest assured its a bad joke as well. Ein Prosit Alles!

Yes, the antipodes may be coming into...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-12-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,234
Posted By piper Q
Kilts and proper kilts, Oy vey ist meir....

Kilts, love them or hate them they are part of the parcel that comes with the Pipes and Drums.

That said, I suspect most of us have a woolen kilt that has lots and lots of pleats which we are...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-12-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By piper Q
Re: Stolen smallpipes in Tucson, AZ

Have you trired contacting the Pawn Shops in the Tuscon area, when you filed the Police Report? I would suggest a search of a 5 mile radius for pawn shops from where it was stolen. The majority of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-12-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By piper Q
Re: Fagerstrom Technochanter

I recently returned my technopipes to Mr. Fagerstrom for replacement of the headphones end plug/switch which had failed. the repairs and shipping costs were very reasonable and Andrus included a new...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-05-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,021
Posted By piper Q
Re: Takeaway tips from botched gigs?

Regardless of situation, go in with a set tune list and stick to it. Practice it before hand.

To a skilled piper the tunes may be simple, but Hector the Hero can have some tricky grace notes if...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-20-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,000
Posted By piper Q
Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

Being on the Swamp Coast of Mississippi, I often have a difficult time with getting the African black wood chanter to play Near the 470 to 474 hertz range that I played in a more northern climate....
Forum: Beer Tent 09-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,118
Posted By piper Q
Re: Paid not to play!

I would gladly not play for pay. Where & when is the next movie shoot on the Mississippi gulf coast..... hmmmmm
Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By piper Q
Re: Another Paradigm Shift in Pipe Banding

Aye, I do Jest... and yet the idea doth pose merit.
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