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    I'm simultaneously surprised & relieved, that you...

    I'm simultaneously surprised & relieved, that you dont (apparently) play the pipes Merlin. meaning theres a chance for me yet, in some production requiring these skills ;)

    I;m also noticing a...
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    what, no bagpipes? :mrgreen: cant possibly...

    what, no bagpipes? :mrgreen: cant possibly qualify as a *true* mania, at that rate...:cool:
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    yes both are double reeds for bagpipe chanters....

    yes both are double reeds for bagpipe chanters.
    the reed on the left is for the chanter of the Breton BiniouKozh;
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL-OkzdyP4Q
    the reed on the left is for the upper...
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    hey, that's a great act!! Looks like you's are...

    hey, that's a great act!! Looks like you's are having a blast up there!
    Immediately this picture came to my mind:
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    Its a clarinet/Bechonnet duo, from an early 1900''s postcard. Bechonnet is...
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    go ahead Merlin mio amico... :) post those...

    go ahead Merlin mio amico... :)
    post those 150-1500 reed pics, (lol i got them too!)
    but I think this picture kinda sez it all about my reed-life:
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    welcome to the forum! I call my pipes the worlds...

    welcome to the forum! I call my pipes the worlds stupidest clarinet section: 1st & 2nd can only play one note, forte, and the bass plays an octave below also forte, & all three let the oboe have the...
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    Sticky: a classic forum thread if there ever was one....

    a classic forum thread if there ever was one.
    for the forseeable future I'll be into these specific corners.

    *Music for consorts of Viols (Lawes, et al.)
    *The FitzWilliam Virginal Book...
  8. Thread: Should I?

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    writing music down by hand lets you get inside of...

    writing music down by hand lets you get inside of the piece in an up close & personal way. When i have to use notation software, I find I spend more time mucking about with the software settings than...
  9. OTOH, undergrad can be a damn fine crucible too....

    OTOH, undergrad can be a damn fine crucible too. make all your experiments & get all your ya-ya's out (aka: "the old college try" ;) ) before things get serious & ya gotta bring back the bacon. This...
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    gotcha, & that's a perfectly reasonable,...

    gotcha, & that's a perfectly reasonable, plausible theory; sticker is- that this thing is part of a collection along with a whole other lot of exceptional quality late 1800's early- mid 1900's ethnic...
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    Mystery Woodwind ID

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    http://imageshack.us/scaled/thumb/822/18pi.jpg http://imageshack.us/scaled/thumb/703/j944.jpg





    anyone????

    It's about...8, maybe 9 inches long. I am totally (as in...
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    get out. Im using the same goshdarn thing on me...

    get out. Im using the same goshdarn thing on me pipes.


    oooooooooooooooo:-o:-o:shock::???: waaaannt....:mrgreen: (thx)
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    it's an improper connection to run a lo z (xlr)...

    it's an improper connection to run a lo z (xlr) mic into a hi z (trs) unbalanced 'line-in' input...impedance mismatch can damage equip in all sorts of wonderfully expensive ways.

    about impedance...
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    One can run anything through anything, provided...

    One can run anything through anything, provided that the correct equipment is properly used in the hookup.

    Sax would need either a mic or contact transducer. This would then need to be matched...
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    yep, you got it :) good luck in your endeavours

    yep, you got it :) good luck in your endeavours
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    Hi Eddie :mrgreen: Lets just talk about...

    Hi Eddie :mrgreen:
    Lets just talk about clarinet, to start.
    Say (for ex), you play the note "C" on the "Bb clarinet". Go to a piano, and that note you played will actually sound the same note as...
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    No WAY ! wow i had no idea he made bagpipes...

    No WAY ! wow i had no idea he made bagpipes !:mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen: cool
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    Well snakeman, ya hit paydirt. :) I Wanna...

    Well snakeman, ya hit paydirt. :)

    I Wanna point out first, that none of these instruments are RARE or EXOTIC ,within their own cultural continuum. But they become so when practised beyond their...
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    maybe get a cheap plastic fife? if only to get...

    maybe get a cheap plastic fife? if only to get the emborchure, grip & finger position down? ( i never had any luck with the flute either, fwiw....)
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    "Exotic" is indeed in the eye of the beholder. To...

    "Exotic" is indeed in the eye of the beholder. To me, a sax is a sax is a sax... ;) (ducking & running for cover lol)
    Shehnai, Duduk, Ciaramella, Khene, Low D whistle, Sei Palmi Zampogna,...
  21. Thread: Growling on Oboe

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    maybe: "hit one multi/ sing a line below..hit...

    maybe: "hit one multi/ sing a line below..hit another multi, sing a connecting line in between the tones...hit a third, sing line above" type of approach; two tones always move simultaneously, while...
  22. Thread: Growling on Oboe

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    hahahaaha! only if they gave up oboe & switched...

    hahahaaha! only if they gave up oboe & switched to sax
  23. Thread: Growling on Oboe

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    You mean as in: producing a vocal noise while...

    You mean as in: producing a vocal noise while blowing through a double reed?
    If so, then yes.

    In fact, (maybe its just me) but I find it more difficult to produce a vocal noise while blowing...
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    hmm. So sorry. ENT infections can be extremely...

    hmm. So sorry. ENT infections can be extremely painful.

    Clearly, we are all the playthings of fate. :???:

    get well soon.:smile:
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    ah, yes, clef transposition. Its the only reason...

    ah, yes, clef transposition. Its the only reason to learn obscure notational conventions such as French violin clef, Mezzo soprano clef, and Baritone clef. My favorite horror story was having to read...
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