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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Tuning to High A

I have been wondering the same thing. Why tune to High A when High A is typically flat by 10 to 20 cents.

I was told by my instructors that you tune to High A because that sets the blowing...
Forum: Music 05-21-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Barry Shears: Tune identification assistance

Sources are as follows:


B5.1 My Daughter's Lullabye
Written-By – B. Shears*
The Cape Breton Collection Of Bagpipe Music (https://www.cranfordpub.com/books/ShearsCB.htm), page 55


B5.2...
Forum: Music 05-16-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Old Embellishment

They are a grip (LG D LG) to the following note. Eg. bar 1, there is a grip to F.


tomm
Forum: Webmaster & Software 05-10-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: BMW Repeat between 1st and 2nd part on same staff

This code will give you what you want I think.



& sharpf sharpc
I!'' B_4 B_4
! B_4 B_4
! B_4 B_4
! '1 B_4 B_4 _'
! '2 D_4 D_4 _'
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: An effort to show support, and solidarity with Nova Scotia

Another event, the Nova Scotia Pipers Tribute, was held on Friday April 24, 2020 at 8:00 AM, and the pipers posted their videos here...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-25-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: An effort to show support, and solidarity with Nova Scotia

Thank you everyone who has decided to participate today.


I will be in Herring Cove, across from Long Lake. Beautiful day to play outside.


tomm
Forum: Beer Tent 04-22-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
An effort to show support, and solidarity with Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia experienced a horrible tragedy almost a week ago.

I want to suggest that pipers, individually and within the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 state of emergency play Amazing Grace...
Forum: Music 03-23-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Story behind "Greenwood Side"

AKA The Cruel Mother (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cruel_Mother).

You can google the Behind the Tunes Manual for this story. However it essentially summarizes the lyrics...
Forum: Music 02-07-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: wanted tune

The Accordion Man...
Forum: Music 02-04-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,046
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: The Lost Song

Wha Wadna Fetch for Charlie? (https://www.patrickmclaurin.com/tunedatabase/find.php?phptitle=Wha%20Wadna%20Fetch%20for%20Charlie?&titlemac=Yes&compmac=Yes&orderbythis=book&Submit=Submit&fuzzy=Yes)
...
Forum: Music 01-12-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Roddy MacLeod's warmup tune

Using the Bob Pekaar Bagpipe Tunes Index...
Forum: Competing Pipers 12-03-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Suggestions for solo march tune with "fat" low gs

Walter Douglas MBE, particularly the third part
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-01-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: MacRae Repro tenor question

Yes, I have SL3's and I have had to do exactly as you have described. The middle tenor is also louder than the outside one in my experience. I also use Ezeedrone reeds for the tenors, and a Kinnaird...
Forum: Side / Snare 09-18-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: John Kerr drum scores

Contact Neil Burkett via the Peel Regional Police Grade 2 Pipe band Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/prppipeband/).

tomm
Forum: Music 08-28-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Inisheer

Jack Lee is an accountant (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Lee_(bagpiper)).


Bill Livingstone is a lawyer.



tomm
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-23-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,942
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Alex Currie's pipes

Dance to the Piper (https://www.amazon.com/Dance-Piper-Highland-Bagpipe-Scotia/dp/189700933X) comes with a CD "containing some of the earliest performances of recorded pipe music in Nova Scotia ...
Forum: Music 08-20-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Devonshire terrace?

He is on twitter (https://twitter.com/rawmacrobert?lang=en)
or email him at editor@pipingpress.com
or text him at 011+44+79+5781-8672

You could ask him to make you one.



tomm
Forum: Music 08-19-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Searching for tune

Would it be the Bagpipe Concerto (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIWteytlJH8)?
Forum: Music 08-18-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Searching for tune

Is it Highland Cathedral (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X1RuujeUsU)?
Forum: Beer Tent 08-18-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,815
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Logistics and Politics of the RSPBA

Ken Eller (sp)

Greg Dinsdale drumming
Forum: Competition Results 08-05-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

To be painstakingly more clear, based on my revised understanding:

D-16 Method of Determining Winning Positions in Contests

D-16.1 Ranking Method. Winning positions at all competitions shall be...
Forum: Competition Results 08-05-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

To be painstakingly clear:

D-16 Method of Determining Winning Positions in Contests

D-16.1 Ranking Method. Winning positions at all competitions shall be determined by a ranking method as...
Forum: Competition Results 08-04-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

Pipes ! Drum (https://www.pipesdrums.com/article/city-of-dunedin-2019-north-american-champions/)s has explained it rather well.


tomm
Forum: Beer Tent 07-28-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Hugh MacCallum on Practicing

I practice at the local recreation centre first thing in the mornings. A large resonant room. Windows on two sides. Heated and cooled. By myself.

...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-20-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Grade 4 Piobaireachd tunes

https://wuspba.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WUSPBA-2019-CR_updated-2019-03-18_final.pdf


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