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by Cranky
Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Wooden 6 hole pipes
Replies: 6
Views: 1770

Can you say who the maker of the whistles is please?
by Cranky
Fri Feb 10, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Wind Instruments
Replies: 25
Views: 5851

Strumpet - you could do a lot worse than starting with a copy of 'Play the Bagpipes' by Bernard Boulanger The book is most thorough, taking you from the first puff, up to complex ornamentation in easy stages. A cd of musical examples is included. Details of how to obtain a copy can be found at http:...
by Cranky
Sun Sep 25, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bombardes - bombardment
Replies: 77
Views: 17412

Aaah - if you press the back button and then refresh it posts your message again! - sorry for the double post.
by Cranky
Sun Sep 25, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bombardes - bombardment
Replies: 77
Views: 17412

I'm not a bombarde player - but have a few other unholy loud instruments - it's best to practice in a room with lots of soft furnishings etc. to soak up the sound, and also wear some foam earplugs. I find if the sound is less frighteningly loud (due to the earplugs) I relax a bit and then the sound ...
by Cranky
Sun Sep 25, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bombardes - bombardment
Replies: 77
Views: 17412

I'm not a bombarde player - but have a few other unholy loud instruments - it's best to practice in a room with lots of soft furnishings etc. to soak up the sound, and also wear some foam earplugs. I find if the sound is less frighteningly loud (due to the earplugs) I relax a bit and then the sound ...
by Cranky
Wed Sep 07, 2005 12:24 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Folksongs are your friends...
Replies: 3
Views: 1887

Love it! -probably works better on the grandchildren though, In my experience the kids don't want to be seen to enjoy the same music as Mum and Dad! :P
by Cranky
Sat Aug 27, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hats again :)
Replies: 39
Views: 8430

There are some nice rush hats on ebay - just type in "rush hat" in the search bar. Auctions end Saturday 3rd Sept.

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