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Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2005 4:22 pm
by busy mole
Found a cracking new medieval/early tudor instrument, a Loriman Pipe, basically a cornamuse, about 20" long made of walnut a straight bore, with a capped reed, does not take as much breath as a Bombarde, the reed is enclosed so that you do not need to actually put the reed in your mouth, and has the fingering of a tenor recorder.

We got one before christmas,(and can get more), really pleased with it will have it at NLHF in feb. :D

Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2005 7:37 pm
by Cream-T
Oooh - sounds great! Can you post a photo, please? And a soundfile (when you're any good ;))?

Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2005 10:37 am
by busy mole
will do when sorted the technology out! :D

Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 10:37 pm
by Wim-Jaap
how does one amuse corn?

greenthings Wim-Jaap

Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 2:28 pm
by Ciel
Busy Mole ~ please promise not to sell one to Cream T!

Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:49 pm
by busy mole
Can't promise won't sell one to Cream T, might be a budding talent.

Picture of the cornamuse.Half the technology sorted, infact I got some batteries for the camera! :D

Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:48 am
by Thomas Hayman
I was just about to post and ask if there was a recorder like instrument i could play (eventually) at events. What kind of options do i have for the end of the C15th in England??? i used to play the recorder so similar items always good :-)

Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 11:14 am
by busy mole
The cornamuse plays like a treble recorder one octave and one note. Quite easy to get a note, and doesn't take an excessive amount of puff (unlike the evil bombarde!). Also shawms, crumhorns, 3 hole pipes, recorders, rackets, among others. Having got a cornamuse I can recommend it, it makes a lovely warm buzzy sound, and looks great too.

Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:30 pm
by Thomas Hayman
I shall have to look more into the cornamuse then, sounds interesting. never was good at playing anything other than the recorder and keyboard :?

Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 7:31 pm
by busy mole
Thomas, we've PM'd you.