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Forum: Music 08-28-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,237
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: 8
Views: 1,239
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: 354
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: 446
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: 446
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: 1,231
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: 798
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: 798
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: 798
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: 1,231
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: 714
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


Page 7



tomm
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-18-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Grade 4 Piobaireachd tunes

What are the rules of your piping association regarding Grade 4 piobaireachd?

You are in Yucca Valley, in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Your association would be The Western...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Hugh MacCallum on Practicing

In a recent Pipes!Drums article Hugh MacCallum is quoted as saying

"I tried to play the pipes every day, but I wasn’t one of those people who played for hours on the practice chanter. I felt...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-15-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Billy Connolly and Aberdeenshire

In his book "Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country", Sir Billy writes


"Pamela and I had a place in Aberdeenshire, and every year a local pipe band would march up my drive, play...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Wireless Hygrometer Sensor and Data Logger

Very nice! Great minds, eh?

I don't have an i-anything though, just a Samsung phone and tablet.

Thank you for that.

tomm
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Wireless Hygrometer Sensor and Data Logger

I ordered one from the states anyway. It came to $114 and then duty and taxes when it gets here. I figured that the cost was pretty much in the ballpark of anything bagpipe related. :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Wireless Barometric Sensor and Data Logger

Bluetooth Wireless Barometric Sensor Beacon and Data Logger for iOS and Android. ...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 05-28-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Adding blank line in BMW

Yes!

That works great! :thumb:

Thank you Phil

You can only have one of them at a time.
You can control the size of the blank space using the font size parameter.
You can put it before...
Forum: Music 05-23-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Is it supposed to sound like that? availability

In the back on my book it gives a contact address as

Carolyn Watts, 6720 Platinum Drive, Boise, Idaho, 83704, USA

and a web address, www.jollypiperman.com (http://www.jollypiperman.com), which...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 05-23-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Adding blank line in BMW

As far as I am aware, after consulting the help text, there are only these types of text

"Title",(T,L,0,0,Times New Roman,16,700,0,0,18,0,0,0)
"Type",(Y,C,0,0,Times New Roman,14,400,0,0,18,0,0,0)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Lee and Sons Bagpipes

I have a Lee & Sons serial number 10, in African blackwood and full holly (The Hollywood :woot:), and nickel sliders. I have had them for almost 2 years now.

I reeded them with Kinnaird Edge drone...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-02-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Four part (maybe five, max) Pibroch recommendations?

Bob Pekaar's Tune Encyclopedia can also be consulted to answer queries like this

List of Four Parted Piobaireachds...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-01-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Four part (maybe five, max) Pibroch recommendations?

I would recommend Jimmy McIntosh's book "Ceol Mor for the Great Highland Bagpipe (https://www.thepipershut.com/product-p/ceolmor.htm)". It is an excellent book based on the teachings of the Bobs of...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-01-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Book for young bagpiper....

Sandy Chisholm's Chanter Lessons (https://www.amazon.com/Sandy-Chisholms-Chanter-Lessons-Williams/dp/0968410006)


The Magic Bagpipe (https://www.amazon.com/The-Magic-Bagpipe/dp/0951323016)
Forum: Webmaster & Software 02-27-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Tom MacKenzie
Re: Bagpipe Music Writer Gold

I plug in the speaker port of my computer to the input of a digital recorder that produces MP3 files. I use a ZOOM but any suitable device could be used. I adjust the volume on the computer and then...
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