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Strumelia
@strumelia • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Two ways to add an image to your discussion post":
"Testing embedding an image into a post here:"
Strumelia
@strumelia • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Two ways to add an image to your discussion post":
"Testing adding an image attachment to a post here:  "
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"It's more breathy than my high 'D'  ABS piccolo & my delrin low 'D' flute, but may just be down to my technique with it. Early days...."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"My second aluminium whistle came today, & I'm getting used to their sound a bit more now, & beginning to really like them. So far, a Dixon Duo in..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"I thought that one of the known differences between flutes and whistles is the more breathiness involved with playing flutes.  But maybe I'm wrong, or maybe..."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"My Duo just came this morning. First impressions :- Whistle nice tone & fairly easy second octave. With the flute head, breathy, (but could just be me,..."
LarryS
@larrys • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Thanks Keith. I have a few resources I can use"
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"No, it's not easy finding your embouchure on a flute, but it will come - & then it's just a matter of perfecting it. All I can offer is that you place..."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"The Duo is an aluminium body with two heads in ABS plastic, one is a whistle, the other is a flute, & yes, tunable. (URL=DX206 PICCOLO/ WHISTLE DUO )"
LarryS
@larrys • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I'm currently trying to teach myself flute. Its not easy!"
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I'm totally there with you Keith!  "
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I love my various whistles.. some are brass, nickel, polymer... But I think the four I reach for most often are Black polymer Susato in C  (because strong..."
Chifmunk
@chifmunk • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"What do you mean by a 'duo'?  Brass and polymer? Trad?  And are they tunable? It's all in the details... we want to know!   "
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Well, here I am buying a couple more whistles, & I expect you're all thinking that I'm being extravagant, but honestly, I went through life without the..."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I have been playing my various whistles these past few days, & I have come to the conclusion that I prefer whistles lower than the high D - & so I..."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"A Tony Dixon Duo in C to join the 'collection' too, (just ordered)."
Norman
@norman • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Native American Flutes anyone?":
"@papasims , have you gotten your low D flute yet? I'd like to know what you think about it. Norm  "
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I'm liking my low whistles best.Recently, I added a Tony Dixon tunable aluminium in 'A' to my collection, which has a nice tone, but plays a bit loud for my..."
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"I didn't actually make any New Year Resolutions..............as they usually get broken...........& this year would have been no different! Shearwater..."
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Finger Exercises":
"I came across this video, (a recommendation on another forum). [quote]..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Hmm Edelveiss,I must try that on mine..."
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"My sister recognised my playing of Edelweiss, (on my new low D whistle)...........I must be getting better!"
LarryS
@larrys • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Thanks. It sounds fab, when played properly"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Lovely mellow tone on that whistle, Larry."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Here it is: My first low whistle"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I hope both of you love your new low whistles!"
LarryS
@larrys • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"The low D has arrived. Not had chance to play it yet but its oh so shiny, and the Piper's grip takes some getting used to."
Keith
@keith • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I'm having a good time & beginning to get the hang of this 'pipers grip' now, & am able to relax it a bit, which seems to produce less mistakes..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Beginner Players:
"Personally, I find my Generations to have too soft and breathy a tone and feel.  But that's probably just me (I'm pretty much a beginner). Good players seem..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"Indeed... Happy New Year to you all ! "
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"Happy New Year."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Beginner Players:
"I agree with the Clarke Sweetone as a nice starter, but I also found a Dixon one piece ABS a good one too, although I've not had any problems with my..."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Ah! The waiting..........hope you don't have to wait long. (I was quite surprised when mine turned up unannounced, but pleased.) Re small hands - it might..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Exciting, you guys! Wish I had bigger hands... At least for now, I can't play anything lower than a G at most.  "
LarryS
@larrys • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Waiting for my kerry optima low D to arrive..."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"My 'Howard' just came, it's got a lovely tone - I hope yours is as good."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"It just arrived, & I could hardly wait to get it out of its box.........it has a lovely tone. (Can't find anything wrong with it to class it as a 'B'..."
LarryS
@larrys • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Usual low d size I believe"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Wow, sounds great!  But it's huge!   "
LarryS
@larrys • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"@strumelia its this one:http://kerrywhistles.com/product/kerry-optima-tunable-low-d-black-2/"
LarryS
@larrys • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"@strumelia I think so yea. Its a silver coloured body with a choice of coloured plastic head"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Larry is that an aluminum whistle?"
LarryS
@larrys • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I hope to be ordering a Kerry Optima low D tuneable soon"
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Tutorial (low D)":
"I came across these tutorials that may be of interest. Quote: https://www.howardmusic.co.uk/resources/"
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"As I have reported in another thread, thanks to a post on another forum, (you know the one), I have put my money down for a Howard Low D - so the New Year..."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"....& now, owing to a thread 'on another forum', I will soon be having a Low 'D' Howard joining the 'collection'. As I found out that they sell 'B'..."
Chris
@chris • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"Wow Keith I think you are doing pretty well I Have 1xTony Dixon DX001 (D) 1xTony Dixon Brass Trad (D) 1xBrass Killarney (D) 1xJerry Freeman tweaked..."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"That way works fine, thanks, Norman, & I also find that covering up half of the aperture with electrical tape works well too."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"  Well, aparently, I have 3x Tony Dixon, (2x alto 'A', 1x alto 'G'), 3x Clarkes, (2x 'C', 1x 'D'), a Feadog 'D', a Waltons 'D', a Dixon ABS 'D', plus 14x..."
Chris
@chris • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New Year Resolution":
"He who dies with the most whistles wins!!"

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The Drifting Thread

Posted: Friday January 11 2019, 2:47 PM
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Favorite whistles

Posted: Friday January 11 2019, 11:52 AM
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Native American Flutes anyone?

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Finger Exercises

Posted: Sunday January 6 2019, 4:54 AM
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The Positive Thread

Posted: Friday January 4 2019, 8:22 AM
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Tutorial (low D)

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Where to add my photos?

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Made a whistle pouch

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