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by JH1984
Sat Jun 30, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: newbies start here - New to the uilleann pipes?
Replies: 181
Views: 122203

Re: newbies start here - New to the uilleann pipes?

Hi Maki, I've been playing on a Daye half set for about a month now. It's definitely a nice way to learn without breaking the bank, although I do plan on upgrading to a wood chanter in the near future. While I don't think the tone of the penny chanter can rival that of a well made wood chanter, it d...
by JH1984
Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: 2nd octave problem
Replies: 23
Views: 8013

Re: 2nd octave problem

Here's a video that may be of help to you from David Daye:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yS_RQ_4a ... ature=plcp
by JH1984
Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: New to the pipes- Practice set?
Replies: 6
Views: 2396

Re: New to the pipes- Practice set?

I got a David Daye half set and have really liked it so far. Dave uses brass and delrin construction, so it's affordable but yet the tone and intonation are quite good. I think it's a great way to see if the pipes are really for you, and then you can always upgrade down the road (i.e. a new chanter)...