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Forum: Beer Tent 10-19-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By phinson
Piping Times and Piping Today???

I read an article in Rob Wallace's "Piping Press" last week that the long running "Piping Times" (published monthly for 70 years) has become a victim of Covid-19 and that "Piping Today" may meet the...
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-18-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,722
Posted By phinson
Re: Your first piobaireachd and who taught you it

I don't remember what my first piobaireachd was, but it was from a copy of Angus MacKay's book held at Eastern Illinois University. The first I competed with was "Clan Campbell's Gathering" from the...
Forum: Music 08-12-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By phinson
Re: The Lamentation of Owen Roe O'Neill?

Looking at the arrangement at https://tunearch.org/wiki/Lament_for_Owen_Roe_O%27Neill (https://tunearch.org/wiki/Lament_for_Owen_Roe_O%27Neill), I don't think it is compatable to the Highland...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-30-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By phinson
Re: Alt Pibroch Club?

Good to learn it may be back. A good source. Thanks for the info.


Paul Hinson
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-28-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By phinson
Alt Pibroch Club?

Hi, So is the Alt Pibroch Club kaput?
Paul Hinson
Forum: Music 05-18-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By phinson
Re: The Braes of killiecrankie

College of Piping Tutor 3 also.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-30-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,735
Posted By phinson
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-13-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By phinson
Re: Island Piobaireachd Style

This is one reason why I posted the original inquiry. Duncan Johnstone was mentioned specifically in connection with an "Island Style" as was John MacDonald (South Uist/Glasgow Police and an...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-13-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,840
Posted By phinson
Re: Parade cancellations

Four cancelled in Illinois to my knowledge...Chicago, Springfield, Decatur, and Urbana. Not sure about the others, but officially, the Urbana parade has been postponed to a future date.


Paul...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,697
Posted By phinson
Re: Alternative bagpipe mounts.

Have any pipe makers looked into mammoth or mastodon ivory? Just wondering.


Paul Hinson
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-11-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By phinson
Re: Island Piobaireachd Style

I received an email from James Beaton at the National Piping Centre concerning "Outer Island Piobaireachd Playing Styles" suggesting a look at a passage in MacKenzie's book (pp 86-87) in which...
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-10-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By phinson
Re: Island Piobaireachd Style

Hi Jay,


Thanks for the reply. Sadly, Ms. Mackenzie passed away.


Paul
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-09-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By phinson
Island Piobaireachd Style

Hi Everybody,

I've been reading Bridget MacKenzie's "Piping Traditions of the Outer Isles". So far I've read through sections on Barra, South Uist, and Benbecula. A couple of times she mentions an...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-05-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,314
Posted By phinson
Re: Fake 'ivory'

I have an old set of pipes with "Ivorine" or "French Ivory" projecting mounts. A lot of people who see the set think the mounts are ivory at first sight. The mounts are a cream color and the material...
Forum: Music 02-26-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By phinson
Re: Donald MacKenzie

From a little pamphlet I received years ago from the College of Piping...


"His Father's Lament for Donald MacKenzie" [is] a sad lament made by the great piper John Ban MacKenzie in 1863. His...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-07-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By phinson
Re: Piping in Spanish Regiments

Here are the websites of each of those regiments. I don't know if there is anything about pipes on any of them but I didn't try the translate button on each page....
Forum: Music 02-06-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By phinson
Re: Row Me Home to Islay

Thanks Adam.


Yeah, I've never seen a score. I learned it by listening to it on the cd "Salute to Stirling Castle'" by the Argylls and transcribing.

Paul Hinson
Forum: Music 02-06-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By phinson
Row Me Home to Islay

Hi,

Does anyone know whom composed the tune/song "Row Me Home to Islay"? I've played it for several years and have always wondered who composed it.

Paul Hinson
Forum: Competition Results 01-18-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,211
Posted By phinson
Re: Winter Storm 2020

https://mhaf.org/contest-results-2020/
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-10-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,984
Posted By phinson
Re: funeral piping for presidents and prime ministers

The Black Watch (pipers only) and the USAF P&D both played for the JFK funeral.

The BW pipers were in the funeral procession from the White House to St. Matthew's Cathedral. Rather than the usual...
Forum: Music 12-13-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,834
Posted By phinson
Re: Lament at funerals

Great stuff , folks, I appreciate all the responses
another question is What's the story behind Lochaber No More?
I know it as a folk song and the Rankin Family did a lovely version when they...
Forum: Music 12-12-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,834
Posted By phinson
Re: Lament at funerals

At most of the funerals I pipe for, the request is for "Amazing Grace". When I'm asked to play when the coffin is moved from the hearse to the grave side and I play "Mist Covered Mountains",...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-18-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By phinson
Re: Sobieski's Salute: origins?

The following is from a piece on "Sobieski's Salute" by William Donaldson in PipesDrums when it was a set tune in 2007 or there about. It is referenced on the Alt Pibroch Club's website article about...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-15-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By phinson
Re: Eye problems and piping

In the late 1980s I was found to have tears on both retinas. I'd been piping about 10 years. My ophthalmologist repaired the damage in outpatient surgery and I've not had a retinal problem since....
Forum: Beer Tent 11-03-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By phinson
Re: Any Favorite Tunes for All Hallows Eve?

Massacre of Glencoe, Flame of Wrath, Cil Chriosd, and The Cave of Gold


Paul Hinson
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