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Old 03-03-2020, 05:28 AM   #11
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Default Re: Tuning d on chanter

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Yes....in those days of yore all chanters came pre-flattened....
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Yes....in those days of yore all chanters came pre-flattened....
…or, just maybe, pipers were more likely to know how to scrape reeds to adjust tuning?
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Old 03-03-2020, 08:43 AM   #13
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Forty years ago, standards of intonation were not as high, and I think that explains a lot of it. There were far fewer players at a very high level and they all had access to expert advice when it came to tuning and reeding.
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