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Forum: Adult Pipers 03-25-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By SquintingPatrick
Re: Adult learners who can play straths, reels, jigs and h'pipes.

From what I have seen, when a person starts young, the hands are more supple, and with practice, they grow and form in a way consistent with the execution of bagpipe techniques. An older person's...
Forum: Adult Pipers 03-03-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By SquintingPatrick
Re: Adult learners who can play straths, reels, jigs and h'pipes.

If only I had impulse control!
Now I know what's stopping me. But two out of three aint bad.
Forum: Adult Pipers 02-27-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By SquintingPatrick
Re: Adult learners who can play straths, reels, jigs and h'pipes.

Bob, I think that insecurity stemmed from how he felt he was doing measured against how he should be doing. That meant he had high standards. All good musicians think that way, I believe. And that's...
Forum: Adult Pipers 02-26-2014, 11:28 PM
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Posted By SquintingPatrick
Re: Adult learners who can play straths, reels, jigs and h'pipes.

There aren't any easy tunes anyway. If you want to play them well.

I would say, never mind what the average piper can or cannot do at a certain age. No one is average. The average is an abstract...
Forum: Adult Pipers 02-10-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By SquintingPatrick
Re: Adult learners who can play straths, reels, jigs and h'pipes.

I played the violin too. Started as a child, but I've given up on it so I can concentrate on another instrument. I think to play any instrument at the highest level is going to take a supreme effort....
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