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 • 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..."
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,..."
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 )"
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)."
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]..."
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!"
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..."
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..."
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'..."
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'..."
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..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Thanks for the photo of doing it that way, Norman, I'll give that a go."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"What whistle are you looking at getting, Larry?"
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Well, my new aluminium in 'A' came OK, but I didn't get around to playing it 'properly' until today. I'm definately going to have to learn how it wants to..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"No, no luck with Dixons, they replaced it with the aluminium model some time ago. (I just thought it might have made a good/quieter practice 'A' whistle -..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Have emailed - will wait & see what they say."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"I haven't actually looked for an ABS in 'A' - just thought that I would likely be tempted to acquire one, if there was one available, but I don't think Tony..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Those little ABS Dixons are nice - if they made one in 'A', I'd likely buy it too."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"I could be changing my mind........my new aluminium whistle is a very nice whistle."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Hole spacing on both my TD 'A' whistles exactly the same, length differs just slightly shorter at the fipple end by about a quarter of an inch, owing to the..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"My new whistle arrived this morning. It's quite a bit heavier & bulkier than my Trad A, with a slightly different tone - but I like it. (Tony Dixon..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Todays 'positive' - was me getting through about 8 tunes without too many mistakes - must do it more often.  "
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"........& there was me thinking I might be 'cheating'........ (Because I have most of my other instruments in the key of C, & most of my..."

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Keith

Quietening a whistle.


On another forum, there was a discussion about making whistles quieter...
@Keith one month ago - Comments: 0

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New Year Resolution

Posted: Thursday January 17 2019, 9:07 AM
By: @Keith

What's your favourite whistle made of?

Posted: Thursday January 17 2019, 8:54 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

Other useful forums

Posted: Saturday November 3 2018, 3:06 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

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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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