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  Topic: Non-Swedish tunes which fit the Am/Amaj E-e range?
Stuart

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PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:00 pm   Subject: Non-Swedish tunes which fit the Am/Amaj E-e range?



I too prefer to hear a tune and get it in my head before I play it. In my early highland bagpipe days, I was taught to sing the notation and embellishments before I played them. They call it C ...
  Topic: different wood choices for pipes?
Stuart

Replies: 40
Views: 33023

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:56 pm   Subject: different wood choices for pipes?
got that holly last night.
belonged to a friend of a friend of a friend, get this....
a FOOT across, 25 FEET tall..
they chopped it up for firewood.
The folks who noticed this salvaged me some of ...
  Topic: different wood choices for pipes?
Stuart

Replies: 40
Views: 33023

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:54 am   Subject: different wood choices for pipes?
By the way, if you ever get stock that's large enough, Holly has a history of use as a wood for the making of chanters and drones,
Eoghan

here in the pacific northwest we have quite a bit of holl ...
  Topic: Reed making, cane buying, etc.
Stuart

Replies: 51
Views: 40520

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Sun May 27, 2007 1:34 am   Subject: Re: Synthetic reeds
I've seen several strange synthetic reeds in the chanters of bagpipes from Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech republic. I would be curious to see if a similar construction would work in a Swedish bagpip ...
  Topic: Mouthpiece
Stuart

Replies: 19
Views: 12473

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:50 am   Subject: Mouthpiece
What kind of bone are you finding that is thick enough to turn a mouthpiece from? Should admit here my experience with it is limited to my wife's making jewlery from bone and her pieces are never too ...
  Topic: Pipemaking
Stuart

Replies: 69
Views: 44970

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:29 pm   Subject: Pipemaking
The way I understand it (please correct me if I"m wrong Seth)
the chimney height, the height from the top of the main bore to the bottom of the scallop effects the note the chanter will play.
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  Topic: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Stuart

Replies: 12
Views: 10081

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:49 pm   Subject: Swedish Practice Chanters?????

I'm very interested in it. Could you share the photos or maybe plans...

Really have to save up and get me a digital camera someday, much easier to post photos with that... However check out
http ...
  Topic: A pile of pipes
Stuart

Replies: 7
Views: 5919

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:51 am   Subject: A pile of pipes
I love the variety of pipes in there.
the one on the left has a much longer drone than I've seen on a swedish pipe.. and the one in the center doubles back like a bohemian bockpipe. is that tradition ...
  Topic: Faust Pipe Bags
Stuart

Replies: 23
Views: 15379

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2006 2:07 am   Subject: Faust Pipe Bags
Hey guys,

I did, however, have the instructions translated by my Swedish neighbor, and everything seems very straightforward.

Any chance you could share it with those of us who dont have Swedi ...
  Topic: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Stuart

Replies: 12
Views: 10081

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 1:12 am   Subject: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
i've had no luck making fully plastic reeds. Keep destroying the tube as I make it. which is why I have stuck with the brass body.
any hints on how to do this in plastic?

Stu[/quote]
  Topic: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Stuart

Replies: 12
Views: 10081

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:17 am   Subject: Swedish Practice Chanters?????
Have thought about it. I"ve made some up for my duerer pipes and for a friend learning ssp. Not gotten round to doing it for the sackpipa yet.
one thought. just how sensitive do you think the r ...
  Topic: Presentation Thread
Stuart

Replies: 66
Views: 83017

PostForum: Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:20 pm   Subject: Presentation Thread
My name: Stuart Tingle
Where I am: Comox, bc, Canada
My main instrument:Great Highland Bagpipe
Other instruments I play:Swedish Sackpipa (badly might I add), Scottish Smallpipe, Duerer pipe (from a ...
 
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