Michael W6

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Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "TUNES!":
"Here is a link to a site of international tunes.  Not all fit the whistle but the majority do.  Very interesting stuff! Midi files, Sheet music, and..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "3/17":
"So, St. Patrick's Day is soon upon us.  Anyone care to submit an original Limerick?  Remember the rhyme scheme is: AA BB  A. "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "DUO":
"The video link is a good one.  I've been dabbling with the Duo and not all the note combinations work well.  And high D will require both hands on the..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "DUO":
"Any members familiar with Susato's Ducle Dou double whistle?"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"Ok. "Not secure" always worries me that there may be ID theft or such like."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"I have discovered a low whistle site:  piper's grip.50webs.com  There is a heading bar with "not secure."  I don't know what this means.  Should one not go..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"I have a low C from Becker and Goldfinch and low D from Becker, Kerry and Burke.  Alas these I've only piddled with.  The lowes I've played tunes on is a G,..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?:
"I suggest Becker Whistles.  Handmade PVC and very affordable.  I have nine whistles from Mr. Becker and one on the way!"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Early Music on pennywhistle:
"Yes, Cantiga's book is one I have,  I'm wondering if there are other printed tune books like it "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on What are your low whistles?:
"Hummmm.  I often think I'm the only person an the planet who does not have a carry about phone."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on What are your low whistles?:
"@Strumelia - Goldfinch Whistle starts their Lows at F which seems a reasonable pitch.  Bb and G are listed as alto. And am I posting correctly? My replies..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on What are your low whistles?:
"I have these: Low D by Becker Whistles, a Kerry Optima, and Michael Burke. A Low C by Becker and Goldfinch.  An F from Kerry.  What do you think of your..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Early Music on pennywhistle:
"I'm working on several Breton An Dros and some Cantigas, 1300s, found in "Renaissance Faire Favorites" tune book from the Faire performers of the same name."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Quietening a whistle.:
"I put a piece of cellophane tape over part of my wind way of a inexpensive whistle.  It much changed the tuning, especially the three high notes, but it..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new Group discussion "Whistle Protection":
"Note: This is a fully non-sponsored plug.  Very nice fabric whistle pouches may be found on Esty from Ojoyous and Division Street Designs.  DSD makes only..."
Whistle Care & Tweaking
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new Group discussion "DOU ":
"Any member familiar with Susato's Dulce Dou double whistle?  I have been dabbling with one and not all drone notes harmonize.  And a note such as D requires..."
Ornamentation & Technique
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to 'subscribe' to a forum thread":
"Hummm.  I clicked, "Groups", but do not see the, "Join" button..."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to 'subscribe' to a forum thread":
"Yes, I want to start a new forum. As a devout Luddite these thing bewilder me. A potato generally has more navigation skills than I.  "
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Strumelia:
"There's whistles in the jar."
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to 'subscribe' to a forum thread":
"Related question.  How does one post a question or respond to another's question?"
Michael W6
@michael-w6 • 2 months ago • comments: 108
Posted a new Comment on @strumelia:
"Thanks.  I  have a sizable collection of whistles, quite a few high end handcrafted ones. I'm hoping to find some motivation here.  Laziness is a fault..."

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Whistle Protection


Note: This is a fully non-sponsored plug.  Very nice fabric whistle...
@Michael W6 2 months ago - Comments: 0
Michael W6

DOU


Any member familiar with Susato's Dulce Dou double whistle?  I have been...
@Michael W6 2 months ago - Comments: 0

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Strumelia
02/26/21 12:53:47PM @strumelia:

Welcome Michael!  jive