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Forum: Music 08-17-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Tunes for worships

A couple of the tunes used for the 23rd Psalm aren't too bad. A bit slow but could work.

Crimmond and Martyrdom. Crimmond is a bit forced but Martyrdom seems to work well.

Forum: Piobaireachd 05-17-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Four part (maybe five, max) Pibroch recommendations?

I'm with Armypiper. QE 2's Salute.

Melodic, learnable and examples on youtube.

Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-08-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By jedburgh
Bellows location problem


I come from GHB piping but am starting to work up to bellows blown Border pipes. My problem is proper place to wear the bellows for pump arm comfort.

I position the body strap fairly...
Forum: Adult Pipers 09-04-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,863
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Cold weather playing

I don't pipe in -20C any more, too many frozen parts from my younger days that go numb way too soon.

I do; however, play in our Nov 11th parades (N of the St. Lawrence) and have found that now,...
Forum: Music 07-15-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By jedburgh
Does it have a name?


I recently began playing in front of judges (at some local events) - a learning experience for sure. As I have spent quite some time as a corps piper in a community band, I have some habits...
Forum: Music 04-03-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,323
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Playing older settings of tunes.

I've been told that I have a bit of a warped view of things so if you take this with a grain of salt no probems

After dithering for way to long, I recently took part in a local senior's 2/4 march...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-21-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By jedburgh
Reducing leakage of an L&M Scotian


I've been playing an L & M Scotian for a while (poor memory, more than 5 probably under 10 years). I like the feel; it's been fairly robust (seams, zippers tie ins etc all sound), but it is...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,606
Posted By jedburgh
Re: L&M Scotian bag leaks


After a couple of years, I resurrect this thread.

I have a Scotian that has/had served well for a fair number of years. It has started leaking as described earlier (ie like an older hide...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-07-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By jedburgh
Drones "heavy sounding"

I recently had a comment from an experienced piper that my drones although together were "heavy sounding".

I'm not 100% sure what the comment means. I assume that it has to do with volume, but...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-21-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,077
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Celtic ancestry

I'm what in my area is considered a latecomer; Canadian since 1820. My patronymic from Skye. The Jedburgh is a result of post '15 wanderings.

However, I consider the key to it all is here and...
Forum: Adult Pipers 07-04-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Back ache from piping

I too have back pain (started with an accident a long time ago) that intensifies and diminishes depending on my activity level. I'm in an intensified period and it's parade and games season.

Forum: Beer Tent 07-04-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Piping at Canada's 150th

I had an outdoor gig. The scotch mist turned into a downpour and it got cancelled. Got to stay home then go to an indoor party where I wasn't required to perform.

Forum: Music 07-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,265
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Tunes with a haunting or magical quality to them

I've always thought Chi Mi a Morbheanna (Mist Covered Mountains) payed slowly was sufficiently eerie because of its use of B.

Forum: Music 06-24-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,777
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Quick Step vs March

With apologies for resurrecting my own thread.

I just purchased the 2011 CD Seudan. Their explanation of quickstep vs march as part of the description of cut 5 finally did it. I thank those who...
Forum: Adult Pipers 06-03-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By jedburgh
First solo competition

I hate to see the "adult" section go so silent so here goes.

I'm in my 7th decade and although I have piped for a while, I came at it all wrong (sort of self taught with some help from family;...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,199
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Dating Glen pipes

I have an identical looking set of pipes. Coccus wood, button mount (some sapwood showing), same drone caps and ferules, but not in as good condition. They have had the blowpipe replaced (by the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-01-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By jedburgh
Rolled or tube staple

When trying to reed one of my chanters, I was told that some chanters prefer a reed tied on a staple made from a brass tube flattened appropriately at one end vs a staple made from a sheet of copper...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-26-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By jedburgh
Re: APNA gone?

It's Sunday March 26th and theotherpipers.org came up.

Forum: Adult Pipers 03-18-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,766
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Piping after angiogram

I just had some work done. Played the second leg of a little local competition and had trouble the next day. 2 1/2 weeks, 2 angios and 3 stents later, it was well into the time frame needed to...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-09-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,088
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Looking for an Old Movie

Just read this thread so the comments are late, a touch off topic and will probably get me in a bit of a mess.

When rewatching the "Canadians arrive" scene in Devil's Brigade, I'm again reminded...
Forum: Music 02-07-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,777
Posted By jedburgh
Re: Quick Step vs March

Sorry I didn't see the 2002 posts when I did a quick search using the Forum's search. After reading those posts. I've also been asking around and have heard the answer that it's how it's played. ...
Forum: Music 01-31-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,777
Posted By jedburgh
Quick Step vs March


I've been looking through some of the tune collections in Ceol Sean. The tables of contents often list both Marches and Quick Steps. Sometimes a March is a Quick Step or the other way...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-05-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,492
Posted By jedburgh
Re: The Third Hand

If you can find a stray piece of washing machine water hose, cut a piece to cover the appropriate holes then split it.

A very workable substitute. I used one for a while and it worked.

Forum: Your Announcements 09-01-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 720
Posted By jedburgh
Small Pipers -- Glengarry

Are you in Glengarry County?

Do you have small pipes (a whistle, a bodhran) and are you interested getting together to play them for fun?
I'm willing to do the organizing to start something like...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-30-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,334
Posted By jedburgh
Re: One Done sound ??


This reply just emphasizes what a number of the others have advised.
Balance your drones. [Jeffrey's "good cut off pressure" Patrick's "make sure drones use less air" Callum's "shorten the...
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