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Forum: Beer Tent 04-23-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,686
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Famous pipers who, aren’t/weren’t Gold Medalists?

D' accord

And I have to say that Jimmy Banks who only competed for a short time is with Bob Hardie (I know he won the medal) one of the best players I've ever heard.
Forum: Music 02-15-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: What tune is he playing?

Ian Campbell of Oban (I think) by Duncan Johnston
Forum: Music 02-08-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Coronach by The Porridge Men

Tenpenny Bit, The Seagull and Donald Cameron's Powder Horn I think; the latter two composed by Donald MacLeod
Forum: Music 10-21-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Help identifying tune

Send me the wager it's Men of Argyll
Forum: Music 07-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Unknown tune name!

Argyllshire Gathering by John MacColl - the piper is referred to as AJ so maybe Angus J MacColl
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-10-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: GDED gracenote timing in Donald MacLeod's reel: Roderick MacDonald

I don't know but I suspect he may have reflected the comments of Angus MacPhail of Skipnish on one of his band's CDs notes - as far as I remember Angus implied that he couldn't be bothered with over...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-09-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: GDED gracenote timing in Donald MacLeod's reel: Roderick MacDonald

Long winded and inaccurate - the original question was:

For those privy to such insight, any idea how Donald MacLeod might have intended the phrasing of the GDED gracenote pattern at the end of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-05-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: GDED gracenote timing in Donald MacLeod's reel: Roderick MacDonald

[QUOTE=Patrick McLaurin;1336979]For those privy to such insight, any idea how Donald MacLeod might have intended the phrasing of the GDED gracenote pattern at the end of every line in "Roderick...
Forum: Music 11-01-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Forum: Music 11-01-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Help identifying a tune?

The Liberton Polka SG III
Forum: Competing Pipers 07-10-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: The Mental Game

Those of you who want to consider this topic in more detail might want to look at Barry Green's book: The Inner Game of Music. The first 30 pages or so are fairly turgid and take a long time to...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-20-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Name of this Air?

I think it's Angus Macleod by Donald MacLeod; maybe book 5. I can't check because all my books are currently in storage
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-14-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,303
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Electronic Pipes

Might be worth looking at this: http://blairtuners.com/product-category/blair-digital-chanter/
Forum: Piobaireachd 12-10-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,002
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Condensed Echo Beats

Here is a clip for amusement as well as to make a point: https://youtu.be/O-2fDuZ-Qe8 and here's a second for the same purpose https://youtu.be/1i0K4dQd80M (this has some risqué language).

These...
Forum: Music 12-04-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Please help ID this 6/8 march...

General Montgomery by Donald Shaw Ramasy BEM Edcath Book ii page 17
Forum: Music 12-01-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Tommy MacDonald

The correct version of this tune is said by Bruce to be the one in his collection. The version most people play derives from the Gordons Collection where if I remember Bruce's comments correctly it...
Forum: Music 11-24-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: what is this first tune

There are actually 4 tunes played each twice through. They are:


Donald Willie and His Dog by Donald Morrison
The Panda by Gordon Duncan
The Duck by Donald MacLeod and
Calliope House by...
Forum: Piobaireachd 11-17-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,794
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Is it an "e throw"? (Lament for Mary McLeod)

No it's not - it's DRE which is why Ron printed the name in capitals.

Edre from notes above E and Dre from notes below
Forum: Webmaster & Software 07-14-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,002
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Bagpipe Writing Software for Mac?

Hi Matt

There is an application Muse Score which is free and is just as good as Sibelius; I find it easy to use and the quality of the output very good.

Will see you in the summer if you are...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-23-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,572
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Practice tips for memorization

As the original poster said the issue is memorisation not the melody.

I have found this approach useful:

Firstly analyse the phrase structure - in most but not all it is likely to be two bar...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-01-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,112
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Where to find Army Brogues

Try http://www.sanders-uk.com go to the shop and then Uniform, Sanders and Sanders make brogues for the MoD
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-20-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,668
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: Two embellishments name

Even for a non-pedant like me this jars. The grip movement is "hiotro" in canntaireachd i.e. g gracenote on B followed by grip to B. And strictly "edre" is the movement from a note higher than E...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-05-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Playing a Crunluath a Mach - Caveat Emptor

Look at this Youtube clip: https://youtu.be/jgD_WNusJsQ
Forum: Music 04-25-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By Neill Mulvie
Re: What are the first two parts of this set?

The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond - the slow bit at the beginning is an introduction I think
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-13-2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Neill Mulvie
FS: Sinclair S&I GHB - $3500 OBO

For sale:
Set of S&I Sinclair pipes. Silver is plain/unengraved and hallmarked 1973. Sinclair chanter. Pipes in good condition commensurate with age. Synthetic bag.

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