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 hours 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 • 3 hours 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 • 3 hours 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 • 4 hours 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 • 19 hours 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 • 21 hours 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' (bought..."
Low Whistles
Keith
@keith • 21 hours 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' (bought..."
Low Whistles
Keith
@keith • 21 hours 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' (bought..."
Low Whistles
Keith
@keith • 21 hours 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 • 21 hours 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 • 21 hours 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 • 22 hours 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 lying..."
Keith
@keith • 5 days 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 • 5 days 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 weeks 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 • 4 weeks 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 • 4 weeks 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 • 4 weeks 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 • 4 weeks 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 • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I won! £26 & it was mine."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks 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..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I have a feeling that may be due to the prevalence of wound strings on guitars, my ukes have fluorocarbon strings in the main - but I will also be trying it..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Funnily enough, I've just bought a glass slide for my ukes, I'd been been meaning to get one for ages, (about a year actually)."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Thought I'd try multi tracking a tune using 3 different whistles.   Shall We Gather at the River using 3 different whistles"
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Yes, & I have that now - after a bit of 'collecting'. The other day, I just opened the drawer where I keep them, took one out, & just played..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"You should consider/investigate putting Linux on the old one, it'll be secure, & run faster. But everybody loves having something new to play with."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I'd likely use the high G, if my fingers didn't rub together on it - the high F is tiny, but fun to play."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Well, after a period of collecting whistles, , I tend to play my low Ds, low F, As, & high F the most."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I seem to have stopped buying them! Just need to play them more now."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Ha, ha, my acacia KoAloha Opio long neck concert will suffice, along with my Ohana mahogany long neck concert, thank you."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"One given away, one to go shortly, keeping the rest for now (computers/laptops). I bought myself a couple of new ones when I moved, & then a couple of..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I've been sorting out some old computers to give away, as I don't use them any more........ ....and I seem to have stopped looking for any more whistles,..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to clean your whistle":
"I actually had to use soap & water/dishwashing liquid to get my recently obtained aluminium whistle from an Ebay seller clean. The fipple can be cleaned..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "How to clean your whistle":
"Having purchased a whistle on Ebay, (that was in a sticky, smelly, filthy state when it arrived), I needed to find out the right way to clean it - so I..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Thanks for the link, Strumelia, I've grabbed the best bits & copied them to a file. Looks like I need to get a feather for the windway, (possibly a..."

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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 21 hours ago - Comments: 0
Keith

Quietening a whistle.


On another forum, there was a discussion about making whistles quieter...
@Keith 7 months ago - Comments: 1

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How to clean your whistle

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

What's your favourite whistle made of?

Posted: Tuesday April 23 2019, 1:50 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

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

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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