Keith

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Location: Surrey/Hants border
Country: England

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Chris LarryS Strumelia Mack

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Retired & enjoying learning to play musical instruments

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Keith
@keith • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yeah, I mainly play an 'A', low 'G', or low 'F' when practicing/playing, just occasionally bring out the big ones."
Keith
@keith • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I guess it's time to dig out the Xmas tunes again...."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I've gone & done it again, an MK Kelpie low 'F' came up for sale, it will be added to my ever growing collection of better quality whistles. So now I..."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"If I post in this thread my whistle aquisition won't look so bad. I really wasn't intending to buy any more, although I would have liked another low..."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Good for you. I had been back to my harmonicas, prior to my afternoon of 'pipe' blowing - got to keep everything working - it will be the ukes next."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Had a nice little practice this afternoon for a couple of hours. That 'new to me' low 'G' TD ABS, my pre used TD aluminium tunable high 'D', my pre used..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Other useful forums":
"Came across this website, really useful, lots of mainly old folk tunes.  http://folkopedia.efdss.org/wiki/Music"
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I know - but they are so much cheaper than harmonicas & ukes..... Yes, I am getting a nice collection together now, with some really nice ones. Most..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Just came across a low G Tony Dixon ABS tuneable on Ebay - I'd have preferred an F, but what the heck, at £22.90......."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What tune are you working on this week?":
"Scarborough Fair & Greensleeves are my harmonica forum challenge this month, so I think I'll try to get Greensleeves onto my list, I know it's a bit..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I had a count up of all my whistles, flutes, piccolos, & fifes this morning...........   ........suffice it to say that I have enough, but I think I..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I think I've come to the conclusion that the thicker walled whistles give the best tone.My standard 'beginner' whistles, (Generations/Walton/Feadog), are..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"TD Trad brass high D piccolo arrived this morning, it plays well, & isn't at all shrill sounding, in fact, it has quite a nice tone. Playing simple..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on At what key is a whistle considered "LOW"?:
"Not that I know of....... I can only just squeeze my fingers onto a high 'G'........ a high 'F' is reasonable though."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Updated a Group discussion "":
"Add info about your low whistles here, so as we can see who has what.   I'll start with my present collection..... Tony Dixon Trad brass in 'A'..."
Low Whistles
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Updated a Group discussion "":
"Add info about your low whistles here, so as we can see who has what.   I'll start with my present collection..... Tony Dixon Trad brass in 'A'..."
Low Whistles
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new Group discussion "What are your low whistles?":
"Add info about your low whistles here, so as we can see who has what.   I'll start with my present collection..... Tony Dixon Trad brass in 'A'..."
Low Whistles
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on What's a favorite medieval tune you play on the whistle?:
"I have a few oldies that I like to play. Scarborough Fair Greensleeves, (only managed that on a recorder, not on a whistle, yet) House of the Rising..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on At what key is a whistle considered "LOW"?:
"I've since found out that the dividing line is 'G', this is because there is a high 'G', so they call an octave below it a low 'G' whistle."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"OK, a further update. Of all my whistles, my 'A' whistles see the most action, followed by my low 'F'. Whilst I tend to play my low 'D' flutes more than..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I still like to try new things out - if at the right price. An opportunity to buy/try a Susato Eb at a reasonable price (£19) has come up , it has been..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Good for you, Larry, I hope it works out OK, I used to like mine, it was just a bit too quiet for me."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Decided to try out a (cheap) bamboo Chinese Dizi - it arrived with some 'membrane' in a packet, no idea what it was meant for, but there seemed to be one..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Just noticed - I'm not hosting until the 7th July. (At least that gives me a week to dust off the cobwebs.) My high D aluminium TD arrived, it's an older..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yep, that's the place - Seasons of the Ukulele challenge. Everyone else is better than me, & I seldom 'sing', but I still have fun sometimes, when I..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I'll be hosting my uke forum challenge again next week, so I'd better get a bit of practice in this week."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I have been having a good time with my M&E 'F' flute this past 2 days, seemed to get the embouchure just right, on some easy tunes. (Have also been..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Cheers, Larry - my high C has a good tone, so this one should have too."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I won! £26 & it was mine."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yeah, I know I shouldn't have, but I looked on Ebay......... & there was a pre used Tony Dixon tunable high D in aluminium....... just sitting there..."

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Keith

What are your low whistles?


Add info about your low whistles here, so as we can see who has what....
@Keith 2 months ago - Comments: 0
Keith

Quietening a whistle.


On another forum, there was a discussion about making whistles quieter...
@Keith 9 months ago - Comments: 1

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Latest Forum Discussions

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What's your favourite whistle made of?

Posted: Monday August 26 2019, 10:39 AM
By: @Strumelia

Other useful forums

Posted: Monday August 5 2019, 10:26 AM
By: @Keith

How to clean your whistle

Posted: Wednesday May 8 2019, 1:33 PM
By: @Keith

F is for fun

Posted: Thursday February 7 2019, 10:09 AM
By: @Keith

New Year Resolution

Posted: Thursday January 31 2019, 8:26 AM
By: @Keith

Finger Exercises

Posted: Sunday January 6 2019, 4:54 AM
By: @Keith

Tutorial (low D)

Posted: Wednesday December 26 2018, 1:34 PM
By: @Keith

Whistle tabs

Posted: Saturday November 3 2018, 5:48 AM
By: @Keith

Hello to my new whistling friends.

Posted: Friday November 2 2018, 2:30 PM
By: @Keith

Comments

Chris
12/11/18 12:56:03AM @chris:

Hi Keith


Strumelia
11/01/18 04:57:27PM @strumelia:

Hi there Keith, welcome!  Don't be afraid to start a discussion, add photos, videos, etc.

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