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  Topic: Bag material.
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:02 pm   Subject: Bag material.
Andreas makes nylon bags? Shocked Shocked
Are there any photos in the net?
  Topic: Swedish pipes (and others) at French museum site
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:37 am   Subject: Swedish pipes (and others) at French museum site
http://www.cornemuses.culture.fr/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=183&Itemid=97&x=-703

very impressive video!
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2007 8:11 am   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
I think we should put some substance (that collect moisture) in this plastic tube. Maybe something like selicagel...like in GHB:
in drones they use drone-valves
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/images/ ...
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 6:36 am   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Maybe you can try some kind of water traps....they won't solve all the problems but make them easyer I guess....

Can it be possible to re-make some GHB-watertraps for sackpipa Question

The reason of ...
  Topic: First Sackpipa made in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2007 7:13 am   Subject: First Sackpipa made in Russia
As Alexey said me, this drone is E.
The chenter range is:
D-E-F#-G-G#-A-B-C#-D-E
  Topic: First Sackpipa made in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:36 am   Subject: First Sackpipa made in Russia
http://tempfornavi.nm.ru/sackpipa.JPG

This Sackpipa is made by my friend Alexey Palagin (Moscow).

The wood is pear, boiled in oil and polished with shellac.
The mouthpiece - horn.
The bag is m ...
  Topic: Fine tuning the chanter
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 1:08 pm   Subject: Fine tuning the chanter
I guess that this is a kind of tuning sistem for the last hole on this sackpipa? Can anybody comment it?

http://www.pipeshow.net/images/Vignettes%20et%20images%20grande%20taille/Images%20grande%20t ...
  Topic: drone stock on/off valve???
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 7:21 am   Subject: drone stock on/off valve???
http://www.uilleann-pipes.de/images/cat/schaefer6-2.jpg

this is a good idea too...

one valve for each drone in the bottom of the drones.
and one valve for all stock....
  Topic: drone stock on/off valve???
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 7:15 am   Subject: drone stock on/off valve???
http://www.uilleann.us/kevin/28.jpg

When you press the stop key, you pull small rod (that is inside the tube) that ends with a valve (here - with rubber ring).
This valve plugs the whole where air ...
  Topic: drone stock on/off valve???
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri May 11, 2007 2:43 pm   Subject: drone stock on/off valve???
try this pdf file (about 7,5 mb):
http://billhaneman.ie/HollowStock.pdf
this is about UP drone stock. very detailed.

in my sackpipa this mechanism is much more easy

I can send you a drowing of ...
  Topic: Drone Screeching
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:03 pm   Subject: Drone Screeching
I had the same problem last winter.

When I seasoned my bag, the problem disappeared.
I used rather many seasoning. Much more then Alban recomended, but now its ok.

Tha problem can be not only i ...
  Topic: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 10:23 am   Subject: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
WOW! I want to look at them...and to listen Rolling Eyes

I talked to Jurgen Ross about Shepherd reeds. He said that GHB and SP drone reeds will not work in sackpipa because they made to produce only on ...
  Topic: differences
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:01 pm   Subject: differences
What makes them all sound different?

You know, I heard a lot of Belorus bagpipes (duda), and I would say that their sound is very similar to swedish pipes.
http://staryolsa.com/img/instrumenty/du ...
  Topic: To our friends in the mid-west
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:42 pm   Subject: To our friends in the mid-west
about a months we have unusual hot weather +3..+5 . its very hot for Moscow January.
  Topic: Music in Iceland
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:57 am   Subject: Music in Iceland
Michael , could you please share a photo with us?

Frost, I tried to find there, but found only rimur...
  Topic: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:47 pm   Subject: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Take a clarinet reed
But in this case it will react on humidity...

I'm thinking of buying Shepherd smallpipes drone reeds..I really dont think that it will work without major remaking, but I mus ...
  Topic: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:05 am   Subject: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Idoheby, if you want to try making composite reeds, you should not copy the measures from natural reeds. All composite reeds I have seen are much smaller than they would have had to be if cut the natu ...
  Topic: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:02 am   Subject: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
How do you ensure that It stays the way you adjusted it?
ehh...by ears....and e-tuner

With the time its easyer for the tongue to remember the position.
So with the time its easyer to keep reed ...
  Topic: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:30 am   Subject: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
but I have a very hard time lowering it.
Maybe you opened it too much. I have this problem when crack goes behind the 'eye' (ohh my english..)

By the way, I allways try to exclude heating from my ...
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:11 pm   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
And, to be honest, your problem with upper C is just too weird for me. I would not think it possible for that note to be as flat as you say.

Olle, this is truth. I checked it with e-tuner.
With so ...
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:41 pm   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Do anybody have an experience with impregnanting the reeds with oil? maybe it can help...
I asked Alban about it. He said that he never do it...because he dont need it..
  Topic: Music in Iceland
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:13 am   Subject: Music in Iceland
"reconstructed" performances of Eddaic poetry called "Edda: Myths from medieval Iceland" and "The Rhinegold Curse"

Thank you! It seems to me that I heared about them a ...
  Topic: Music in Iceland
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:02 am   Subject: Music in Iceland
Thank you Liraman! Something with the picture of a bagpipe. I can not see it...
How is it possible to contact Sigurđur Rúnar Jónsson?
  Topic: Music in Iceland
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:52 am   Subject: Music in Iceland
I like your Hurdy Gurdy avatar, I'm making one of these right now... Lots of fun..

Ohh! Thank you, Thank you! Nobody paid attention to my avatars before it =). I make it myself in photoshop and I c ...
  Topic: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:43 am   Subject: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Stuart thank you very mutch for this link!
  Topic: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 8:51 am   Subject: Swedish Practice Chanters?????

I'm playing with making a brass and plastic reed for the sackpipa based on eric reswig's ones for his ssp.
I'm very interested in it. Could you share the photos or maybe plans...
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:01 am   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
So, you probably want to keep the bag almost completely filled all the time. Pumping with a regular beat every 3 seconds or so is quite normal.
Im so happy about it Very Happy

1.5 notes? Are you sure? Yo ...
  Topic: Music in Iceland
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 4:08 pm   Subject: Music in Iceland
Could somebody tell me about this topic?
What music is typical for Iceland?
I heard only about singing (rimur..or smth like this..)
What instruments?

Is there any sites about? (in english)
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:42 pm   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
I'll try.
Basicly I hve two variants: Sackpipa is in tune but VERY unstable (sensitiv to pressure). or Sackpipa is Very stable but absolutely out of tune Smile

I can solve problems, discribed on yor ...
  Topic: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
Idoheby

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:23 am   Subject: Sackpipa reeds in Russia
I have had minimal problems after changing to "wet blown reeds"

You mean, that you use w-b-r in bellow blown sackpipa?
In that case I have a question: what is the difference between w- ...
 
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