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Forum: Beer Tent 01-15-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,373
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: One Liners

"Piss poor practice produces piss poor performance."

"If you're gonna suck the reed that long, might as well put some whiskey on it."

No Braum's if we can't get this right!

My personal...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-15-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: I'm a bad mother.....discuss

Yes, I had an experience tuning drones. I was trying to tune this guy in the band, we'll call him "Bob" now Bob had some issues with moving around like he had ADHD while playing drone and cords...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-15-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,723
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Left handed, right handed, no handed???

Makes sense to me, I have heard all of the above from different people, but I have a student who is left-handed, and has gone to great lengths to play other instruments left-handed. After I made him...
Forum: Competing Pipers 02-14-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Body movement during competition

I agree w/pretty much everything above, pipers, for the most part, should be still, if nothing else, for sound. If the drumline gets too out of control, it ruins the military air of a pipe band. I...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 02-14-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 966
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: solo, band?...or do you pull both off

Ahhh, the age old battle. I was personally taught as a solo piper first, band piper second. And when you listen to some of the great old players such as Donald MacPherson and Andrew Wright, they...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 02-14-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,977
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: What age to start learning?

I don't want to brag, so I won't, "just the facts, ma'am". I personally started at the age of 10, and I now play w/a Grde 2 PB, instruct my own local G5 band, I have about 20 of my own students, and...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 02-14-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: High A doublings

Not being able to see the said student's hand position from my office chair, it could be that he/she is trying to keep his thumb flat against the chanter rather than slightly at an angle. By keeping...
Forum: Music 02-14-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By young_bagpiper
What A Friend We Have in Jesus

Okay, not a typical pipe tune, but I got a call from a local church this last Tuesday wanting to have me play this Sunday. I talked to the Music Director tonight, and he wanted me to play AG at the...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 07-03-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,536
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Favoroute Tunes??

Afternoon at the Green Monster is a tune by Micah Babinski (spelling?) from Seattle. I got the music from him through Jack Lee 2 years ago at Winter Storm.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 07-03-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By young_bagpiper
WTB: New or Used Shepherd Pipe chanters

I am looking for 15 (at least) pipe chanters for a new band, Mark series or newer. PM me with ????s
Forum: Ladies' Room 04-27-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,192
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: women's competition???

I believe if you read all of what I said, you would see that I made at least some attempt at being objective in my views, with the exception of the "beaten by a girl" comment.

Think about it this...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 04-27-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,092
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: D throw

This is an age old question. For judges such as Gavin Stoddart, I would only play the light throw, because that's his preference. For some other judges, only heavy.

So I guess what I'm saying is...
Forum: Ladies' Room 04-24-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,192
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: women's competition???

First of all, no, I don't think there NEEDs to be a womens' only competition, although I agree that a Womens' Only Recital might be very cool.

Although this a generalization, for the most part,...
Forum: Music 04-23-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Looking for a 2 part Jig

Also "Out of the Air" by Murray Blair
Forum: Music 04-23-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Looking for a 2 part Jig

Glasgow City Police Pipers
Forum: Music 04-23-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Cameronian Rant - Settings

I have very little on the history of the tune, but since you asked how to play it in an MSR, the universally accepted version is the 6-parted stathspey.

In the Donald MacLeod Book 1, that version...
Forum: Music 04-23-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: cantarahch? cantaarach?

Canntaireachd, which almost litterally means "chanting" is not exclusive to Scotland or the pipes.

Although the Celts mastered this artform (through the pipes), it was very widely used before...
Forum: Pipe Bands 04-07-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By young_bagpiper
New Pipe Band Chanters

Hello out there, I am the "tone man" for a new, startup pipe band, and I am looking fom input as to what kind of chanters will get me a rich, fairly deep, (no shrill top hand) scale that is fairly...
Forum: Music 03-28-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Looking for some good tunes

As I don't have my books in front of me, I believe Willie Ross book 2 has several classic and original MSRs. Especially strathspeys. Such as Shepherd's Crook, Caber Feidh, Ewe Wit'The Crookit' Horn...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 03-09-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: New tutor

Right on Gary!!! :hatoff:
Forum: Music 03-09-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: new hornpipe in 14/8

Oops! Shoulda put my e-mail address on my last post.

young_bagpiper@yahoo.com
Forum: Soda Shoppe 03-09-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Competing with A440 bagpipes

Brad, although what you said makes sense, it still comes down to personal preference and what sounds good.

I have my own pitch, different than most, and you can have yours, although more often...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 03-09-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,393
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: your favourite band

I agree that there needs to be more outrageousness in piping. Right now, a lot of thr bands are not far from being the same.

Don't take this as blasphemy, just my opinion. I think Shotts, SLOT,...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 03-09-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,311
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Who is your pipe major?

Wichita Caledonian PB Pm Karen Fitzgerald
McPherson Youth PB Pm Lonny Liljegren
Kansas City St. Andrews G3 Pm Jeff Kruske
Forum: Music 03-09-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By young_bagpiper
Re: Looking for a tune

Whether or not this is true, I don't know, but I have been told that there are some copyright issues with the tune already, and so I don't want to cause any further trouble with it.

Maybe someone...
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