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by SpicyMcHaggis
Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Line of Duty- A 6/4 Slow March
Replies: 1
Views: 2292

my apologies... the Midi file is actually the original before several additions... will not match the sheet music (provided I uploaded the 4 line version)
by SpicyMcHaggis
Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Compositions
Topic: The Line of Duty- A 6/4 Slow March
Replies: 1
Views: 2292

The Line of Duty- A 6/4 Slow March

In memory of a tragic shooting that occured less than 2 weeks ago... I had the privelidge of piping at the memorial...

3 dead, 2 day manhunt, 1 critical victim, 0 reason

and all In the Line of Duty
by SpicyMcHaggis
Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Amazing Grace Concert/Band Setting
Replies: 3
Views: 3035

try and get them to tune up? lol
by SpicyMcHaggis
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Amazing Grace Concert/Band Setting
Replies: 3
Views: 3035

uist get to gether and figure things out, tempos and such... my recomendation is that you talk tro the other musicians and find out if they have played with a piper before, where there tuning at etc etc etc... Concert pitch is generally accepted to be 440Hz, the standard Low A is averaging at about ...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: synthetic chanter reeds
Replies: 11
Views: 10608

once again tho... I live in Edmonton Alberta... BIG Military City, cold tempratures and its a dry cold... a Cane reed may not withstand the temperatures when its being played (moist) in -40 for rememberance day or a funeral etc... mostly I try to play inside, but the Legionaires here are pretty toug...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Saul Bagpipe Tuning System
Replies: 2
Views: 3612

depends on where you get it... its priced at 220 USD from Mark's site, but up here in Canada the Retail tag is 400 CAD, everywhere is sold out, I go t mine used... It arrived next day, seems to be a killer unit, but i think I need new contacts... Ive got an email in to Mark to see what he recommends...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:19 am
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Saul Bagpipe Tuning System
Replies: 2
Views: 3612

Saul Bagpipe Tuning System

Does anyone have experience with the Saul Bagpipe Tuning System? I just acquired one online and it is being mailed to me, but I was looking for more seasoned "battlefield" feedback/comments/reveiws on it... for those that have not heard/seen it: http://www.saultuner.com/home.html He is out of stock,...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: synthetic chanter reeds
Replies: 11
Views: 10608

and in regards to the "when people are around" comment, that was only several judges etc in the area... I was privelidged enough to go to school with many people who later joined Alberta Caledonia, and still know a few of their players today, even tho many have moved on... if one of them caught me w...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Bagpipes: The emotional battering ram
Replies: 2
Views: 4546

i know that its bad to feel this way, but its true, and you cant help it... Ive stopped a 270 lb Military (Capt) Police Officer dead in his tracks by switching from a Hornpipe to Amazing Grace... He was coming to shut me up, as I was on course and drawing attention to myself to his dismay apparently...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: synthetic chanter reeds
Replies: 11
Views: 10608

Sorry Spicy - I don't get you. You said that you'd recommend the Clanrye because apart from very cold weather, they're pretty stable. Then you said that you'd steer clear because they sound horrible and cane is better. Or are you just saying that you like them in the rain, but not when anyone else ...
by SpicyMcHaggis
Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Piping Picture Post
Topic: deep inside, pipers are just nursery children...
Replies: 7
Views: 8114

it seriously gets better, although i think this may be another year... lol http://youtu.be/eIX7wK4iEZ8
by SpicyMcHaggis
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: synthetic chanter reeds
Replies: 11
Views: 10608

ive played a Clanrye, easy to blow, little to no weather induced fluxuation, I live up in Canada where the winters are cold and often we get freak rain from out of nowhere, asidefrom a few cold weather gigs (funerals/rememberance day) i wouldnt recommend it. Cane is much better as "broken in" reeds ...