Amazing Grace Concert/Band Setting

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lawsonpipes
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Amazing Grace Concert/Band Setting

Postby lawsonpipes » Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:21 pm

Hi Guys,

I have been asked by a group to accompany them playing amazing grace. I am hoping people can point me in the right direction regarding either my tuning or their tuning/sheet music. How do you play alongside
- keyboard
- sax
- guitar
- clarinet

Is there some sheet music that they play? What is my best bet?

Any help would be muchly appreciated, or sheet music for myself/the band. (I can play the standard amazing grace, but it is with the other instruments that I am getting caught up!)
SpicyMcHaggis
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Postby SpicyMcHaggis » Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:28 pm

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 476 Hz... see the problem? as for music, do what i do for funerals, play how it feels, (in keeping with the rest of the "band" of course)
lawsonpipes
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Location: Perth, Australia

Postby lawsonpipes » Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:53 am

Yeah I couldn't even get my A to tune below 460 with my current chanter and reed :(
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Postby SpicyMcHaggis » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:08 am

try and get them to tune up? lol

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