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by Lady Morgan
Fri Feb 10, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 9492
Views: 1149552

Re: 4 Word Story

but am having gin
by Lady Morgan
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Wind Instruments
Replies: 25
Views: 6054

I would like to learn the bagpipes as I have aquired some and was wondering if a practice chanter is the best way to start? Only just saw this. The answer is simple, the practice chanter is the only way to start. It's also the only way to learn your tunes!!! I know this is a long time coming (Febru...
by Lady Morgan
Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 15514

Lady Morgan, I forgot that one - there is also the facts that bagpipes weren't around in Scotland at the time either - there is no evidence to support that claim either. Alan, it's true they didn't exist in the form we know them as today, and just incase anybody is interested I've found a few websi...
by Lady Morgan
Tue Aug 23, 2005 11:58 am
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 15514

I did mention this error on the old forum, and it's one the really erks me, but it's not technically a historical problem. He says 'Play forbidden music on forbidden pipes' and you see them silhouetted playing the Scottish highland warpipes, but you're actually hearing Irish Uilleann pipes. For me, ...
by Lady Morgan
Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:36 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Wind Instruments
Replies: 25
Views: 6054

Thanks for that, I'll do some more looking again.

At the moment I am just using tunes that I know that mostly aren't easily recognisable as Scottish pipe tunes (so no 'Scotland the Brave'), but they still sound like pipe tunes to me!!!
by Lady Morgan
Fri Jul 29, 2005 4:44 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Wind Instruments
Replies: 25
Views: 6054

Wind Instruments

Okay, as we have a specialised section I'm hoping that those in the know will see this and might be able to help me. I play Scottish Highland Warpipes (please don't hold my 'weapon of mass destruction' against me) and when I first started re-enacting I was told the practice chanter for the pipes is...