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Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-16-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Synthetic reed in BP chanter?

Have you tried making reeds using the instructions in "More Power To Your Elbow"? Jon Swayne makes synthetic reeds for his Lowland and Border pipe chanters, and there bare a few other makers'...
Forum: Music 01-13-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

Thanks, I play a setting of that tune and one of Ca'The Yowes from Matt Seattle :thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-13-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

Perhaps the Don in question is world-renowned for be the cause of piping-related threads going walkabout?
:shrug:
Forum: Music 01-11-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

It works if you have a High B:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: International Piping Event: 75th V E Day

Not to take anything away from VE Day, I have registered for this, but as an American, I think we're missing soething if we don't do something similar (or greater) for VJ DAY in August. That date, I...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,464
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

OK, I'll jump in…
1979 G&M BP2, bought new forty years ago in November, shortly after starting lessons.

.original McLeod chanter
currently playing Melvin B flat chanter reeds, but also using...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-10-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: funeral piping for presidents and prime ministers

I happened to be playing for a wedding at Boston College the day GHW Bush's death was announced. As my route took me right past his birthplace in Milton, MA, I stopped on the way back and played "The...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-10-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: funeral piping for presidents and prime ministers

I happened to be playing for a wedding at Boston College the day GHW Bush's death was announced. As my route took me right past his birthplace in Milton, MA, I stopped on the way back and played...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

I've not marched that parade, though I have marched the NYC Tartan Day parade twice, once with Lyon College, once solo. Given that you'll be playing with a band, and that most parades have stops...
Forum: Music 01-09-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

I knew Duncan Gray as " Ho, Ho, The Wooin' O'it- just found it, thanks.
:thumb:
Forum: Music 01-09-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

Outstanding! Thanks, Neil.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,033
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Wedding dilemma

Walk the bride down the aisle- no-one else can take the place of the Bride's Father- you caould always pipe later if the couple wishes. I played the recessional march ( one I wrote) as the Groom's...
Forum: Music 01-06-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: The Australian Fire Fighters - 2/4 March

Nicely done, David.
:thumb:
Forum: Music 01-05-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

Thanks, Roddy! I'll have to look up Duncan Gray. I know "There Was a Lad…" as "Rantin' Rovin' Robin" but haven't played it in a while.:thumb: Good Call!
Forum: Music 01-05-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

Thanks, I already play Coming Through The Rye, will work up Ca' The Yowes. As much as I like the older version of Auld Lang Syne, I expect the audience I'll be playing for would want the one they're...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-05-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

Paul, I ALWAYS have a spare set of played-in reeds on my person anytime I'm playing. I am almost always solo, so can't afford to drop out with a reed fail. If I'm wearing a doublet and plaid, the...
Forum: Music 01-05-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Burnsn Nighty Tunes

Yes, definitely,for marching in the Haggis:thumb:
Forum: Music 01-04-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Burnsn Nighty Tunes

Any suggestions for tunes to play for Burns' Night, particularly tunes used in Robert Borns' songs?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-04-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,315
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Canmore Hybrid bags

I've had a few bags over the 40 years since I started piping. The shortest-lived was a CanMore Grommeted GoreTex bag, the second Goretex bag I'd owned. It died five minutes before a gig, failing at...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-01-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,181
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

I predict no pipe bands will take the field wearing GreatKilts:woot:

Seriously, I expect a gradual turning back to tuning around concert B flat.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-28-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Drone Reed Assistance

FWIW, ( not a moderator) I'm seeing both of the latest as 833:shrug:
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 12-21-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Drilling C Nat Hole?

:thumb:
I believe that would be because Uillean chanter bores are less conical than GHB chanter bores, thus do not support the cross-fingering that conical bores do ( and why Clarinets overblow at...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-21-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,602
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Who makes this reed?

I have just received a second GlenArley reed for evaluation. This one is lighter- 25 vs 30 for the first one. I'll post again after playing it in more, but after a few minutes playing chanter alone...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-20-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pipe Tunes for the Season

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly is (W Zlobie Lezy)
Forum: Beer Tent 12-20-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Pipe Tunes for the Season

Too late to Edit:O Kommt, Kleine Kinder, should be "Ihr Kinderlein Kommet, and Es Kommt Ein Waldvogel Geflogen should read "Es flog ein kleines Waldvögelein"


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