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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby Nico » Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:49 pm

Thanks indeed bensdad. I got into a long discussion centered around airs from songs vs airs not from songs with young Joey... I'm of two minds myself. Some I would play as the singer would sing, and others... not. Similar to Master Clancy (and what does your revered critical gadfly think of his air playing?) but apparently unlike Master Joey who advocated always playing an air per the singer's way.

Personally, I'd rather have the english in mind while playing this particular air, but only since I am not at all fluent in irish! How can I communicate the story if I don't even understand it?

Maybe this *should* be its own thread!
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby outofthebox » Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:00 am

I really like your slow air playing Otto Kraan.

Re bittern - http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_ne ... 663139.stm

If you play Easter Snow could you post it?
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby Otto Kraan » Wed May 04, 2011 5:20 pm

The patina of history has left a disturbing red stain on this hopelessly chipper tune. So here's "The Garry Owen" in an appropriately dark setting.
Lots of regs here, but If you listen carefully you can even hear the chanter.

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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby PJ » Wed May 04, 2011 6:34 pm

Nice. I'm not familiar with that version.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby bensdad » Thu May 05, 2011 2:17 pm

love it.
sounds like a khaen in places.
You're a seriously disturbed individual Tom.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby Otto Kraan » Thu May 05, 2011 7:27 pm

No second opinion needed there, Dr. Bensdad.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby ausdag » Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:43 am

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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby ausdag » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:58 pm

I really love the 'old-school' reg playing of Rowsome and Clancy. So here's my attempt at such with 'Father O'Flynn'. Never had regulators before until only about 6 months ago so it's quite new territory for me.

Recording quality not so hot as the mic is just a cheap dynamic placed too close to the regs. As reg playing is a new thing for me, I kind of lose my grip on the chanter at one stage the first time round. It's kind of like going back and learning to ride a bike again.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby Otto Kraan » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:10 pm

I too am waxing Rowsomey these days. Here are one/two tunes to suit different moods.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby ausdag » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:54 pm

That's sounding good Otto, Mr Kraan. Rowsomey pipers unite!!
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby outofthebox » Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:46 am

Yes - regulators are a crazy idea and crazy to play - but once you start you just can't stop.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby smart1977 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:14 pm

Hi Folks. I'm going to be posting new tunes and tutorials on my youtube channel. Mickey2Mccool.
Lots of new tunes and advanced technique. Check it out and pass it on. Thanks alot, Scott
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR6pOEwmyaE
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby ausdag » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:28 am

Couple of hornpipes on a C chanter I've just finished making - The Brown Coffin / Cronin's. Recorded on a Yamaha Audiogram and Sure SM57 dynamic mic with Audacity and no special EQs or effects. Bit fast owing to excitement.
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby msteady » Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:03 am

Hi,

I've been learning the pipes for a couple of months now. I've had a couple of Skype lessons, but still haven't managed to physically meet up with any pipers yet! However I'm pressing on and having a great time.

I've written and recorded a track which contains me playing pipes amongst other things. It isn't even remotely traditional Irish I'm afraid - I'm very green in that area. Anyway here it is - hope you enjoy it! More than happy for some constructive criticism.

https://soundcloud.com/mattsteady/romulus-and-remus

Squeak to you soon!
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Re: Upload your tunes!

Postby outofthebox » Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:18 am

Good work Matt 8) . Always interesting to hear the pipes finding a place in different areas of musical expression.
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