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Old 04-15-2019, 10:43 AM   #11
EHamitlon
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Default Re: Standard or long chanter?

Thank you. So, as I understand it, the only difference is the sound they make, and not different finger hole spacing or configuration. It's just which sound one might prefer.

I'm really starting from zero here. By that I mean, I know absolutely nothing. I just wanted to make sure there wasn't something that I should consider that might cause me problems down the road in choosing one or the other.

Thank you again for your responses.
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Old 04-15-2019, 12:24 PM   #12
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Thank you. So, as I understand it, the only difference is the sound they make, and not different finger hole spacing or configuration. It's just which sound one might prefer.

I'm really starting from zero here. By that I mean, I know absolutely nothing. I just wanted to make sure there wasn't something that I should consider that might cause me problems down the road in choosing one or the other.

Thank you again for your responses.
Exactly it, they operate the exact same way and you will become the exact same level of proficient on either one. Like I said earlier, standard ones are a little more portable, but a counter sunk chanter of any standard or long size will be the perfect tool for you right now, and throughout your career.
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Old 04-15-2019, 12:51 PM   #13
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Default Re: Standard or long chanter?

Oh I wish this forum had a ‘like’ button

P.S. sorry for the inadvertent double post above, no idea how that happened

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Old 04-15-2019, 01:23 PM   #14
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Default Re: Standard or long chanter?

That being said, however, stay away from a child's practice chanter and be sure you don't accidentally order a child's size chanter.


These are genuinely different, they are shorter with more compressed hole spacing, and are purposefully made to be different from other practice chanters to accommodate children having small hands.


Often, these pitch way sharper than the average practice chanter because they are so much shorter.
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