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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By Pip01
Re: Piping for Funerals (Highland Version)

Thoughtful Greetings to All,

If you all will kindly permit an observation from
waay over here... and across... The Great Pond...
you should find some relief in the demonstrable
fact... that...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-01-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Pip01
Re: Unknown Chanter Reeds

Another manner... in The Long Ago... was to
wrap it... or them... in a bit of dampened cloth...
then wrapped in cellophane... and left in a nook
on the door of the fridge... overnight... or for a...
Forum: Music 12-01-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help me understand Piobaireachd

[QUOTE=Raibeart]

Listening to a lot of it helps. It's an acquired taste. ;-)

QUOTE]



Greetings, briguy, and to All,
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Pip01
Re: Unknown Chanter Reeds

Now these many years back... a band mate had
a couple o' three of these... and... they sounded
bloody good!!

Ain't seen any like... 'till now... :)

You are... and most probably... in the...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-29-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,084
Posted By Pip01
Re: Groped by women when performing?

A Very Partial l




Greetings to All,


At the risk of this Thread taking yet another turn...
allow me... please... a further... and very personal...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-27-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,084
Posted By Pip01
Re: Groped by women when performing?

Ah... Andrew... outside of the obvious... "'Twixt waist and knees"... :)
it's most generally... "In th' Pubs"... and most usually... after they've
had... a fair amount... of th' drink!!... :)
...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-27-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Pip01
Re: End of Piping Times and Piping Today.

And... it ain't over... yet!! :(

(Pass th' dram... please..)
Forum: Beer Tent 11-26-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,084
Posted By Pip01
Re: Groped by women when performing?

A Very Partial



I am again re-re-minded... of that paraphrase... of Churchill;

Do not worry about having to continue avoiding Temptation!!
As you grow older... Temptation... will avoid......
Forum: Beer Tent 11-26-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,084
Posted By Pip01
Re: Groped by women when performing?

Greetings to All, and Especially... to th' Fellows.... :)

Well... Hmm... :) This is a much lighter topic... at least...
than several of the other... and much more musically dire
subjects......
Forum: Beer Tent 11-25-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Pip01
A Day in the U.S.A. for Giving Thanks

Greetings to All,

The morrow... being the fourth Thursday in
November... and being designated in the U.S.
as the day for its national Thanksgiving... I now...
and yet again... wish to express...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-25-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Pip01
Re: End of Piping Times and Piping Today.

Yet another... sad day... and hard blow...

Condolences... to All...
Forum: Music 11-21-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Pip01
Re: And, Possibly, Tunes From WW I ?

Greetings, Big Tone, and to All,

Once and again... and from waay over here... as
differentiated from... "Over There"... (also a good
tune played on the pipes :)... I am again so very
grateful...
Forum: Music 11-20-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Pip01
And, Possibly, Tunes From WW I ?

Greetings to All,

As jedburgh has mentioned... in soliciting a list for
WW II tunes... might we also post one for the many
WW I tunes... lest they become... even more obscure...
and possibly...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 11-20-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Pip01
Re: A warm up routine that I think can really improve technique

Yet another incisive insight... and fruitful idea!!

Many thanks!! :)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 11-19-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Pip01
Re: What reaction do you get when playing in public?

It being a warm and beautiful day... a mate and
I played outside his building this afternoon... and
cars slowed... and people waved... and others who
were walking not too far away... came over...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-18-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Pip01
Re: Question on Hardies....

Tom1136,

Well... Lucky Student!! :)

"Sounds like"... a 50s... 60s set... and they should
be quite lovely... for the next 60 years!! :)

Yes!!, and as above... go on to Ringo's web site......
Forum: Music 11-18-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tunes from the 2nd World War

There is a slow... and haunting... Maori song... now
played on the pipes... from that era.

I think... if... memory serves... it is... "Now Is the Hour."
Forum: Music 11-18-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Pip01
Re: Can anyone tell me the 2/4 March

(This Thread... now having taken...
a turn... :)


Now Fellas... and... if I may...

Let's not... get our kilts and trews...
all in a bundle... :)

Der Folk... shall... and as always...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-18-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By Pip01
Re: Highland goose to start?

And... if nought else... such gets them onto the
learning of... and being easy with... the bag. :)
Forum: Beer Tent 11-15-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Pip01
Re: What are chanters worth?

A good question!!... and leaving aside... such about
vintage chanters... when any are searching for that
"blend of sound"... that sometimes so besets...
Forum: Music 11-14-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,562
Posted By Pip01
Re: The Pipe Music of the Western People

Greetings to All,


A most interesting Thread!! :)

And... ah... Music!!... theirs... ours... anybody's !!...
It is... like spoken language... a living thing!!... and
shall... change!!......
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-13-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Pip01
Re: Cleaning ABW chanter...

If... if... you are going to use any type... of
bore oil... on your ABW chanter... do please...
make sure... that none of it... gets down into
your chanter... through the note holes.

Much has...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-13-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By Pip01
Re: Why is one PC supposedly better than another?

Ah... Kenton... and to All,

For those who remember... when practice
chanters... any pc... with those stamped-out-
by-the-scores... little vulcanite reeds... all
sounded... like a rather......
Forum: Beer Tent 11-13-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,053
Posted By Pip01
Re: Polyester thread replacing hemp?

Yet Another Very Partial Quote






Greetings to Dan, and to All,

Well... yes!!... Dan... The Old Adage... "A half-dozen
Forum: Beer Tent 11-13-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By Pip01
Re: Why is one PC supposedly better than another?

Hmm... I would suppose... that some think that
one... sounds better... than others... :)

This then being the specific case... of aural
"beauty"... residing in the ear of the beholder...
as...
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