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by hazyma
Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Medieval pipes for the clueless
Replies: 9
Views: 4878

medieval pipes for the clueless

Thanks for taking the time to check the website. I got these pipes at a price I could not refuse and went for it - it's something I've wanted to do for a long time. I am used to bellows on the Northumbrian pipes, not on these and I'm finding it very difficult to get anything out of the chanter - pre...
by hazyma
Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Medieval pipes for the clueless
Replies: 9
Views: 4878

medieval pipe for the clueless

They are Deerness pipes, 7 holes and a thumb hole, one chanter pitched in A , plastic reeds- definately not from India, but the Northern forest of Deerness and made of yew!
by hazyma
Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Medieval pipes for the clueless
Replies: 9
Views: 4878

Medieval pipes for the clueless

After many years of plucking up courage I have finally bought a set of medieval pipes in A.shock: Now I can just about play the Northumbrian pipes but these are terrifying!!Can anyone point me in the right direction towards getting started? I will be getting some tuition from a fab piper but I feel ...