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Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @jopa:
"Welcome to Jopa! "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 5 days ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @stan:
"Welcome Stan! "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @irrdesign:
"Welcome Irr!  Jump in, the water's fine! "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @jost:
"Hi there Jost! "
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @michael-w6: TUNES!
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "TUNES!":
"Good resource for tunes from interesting regions- thanks!"
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..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "DUO":
"That sounds pretty!  Looks like you can use one side for a drone note while playing the melody on the other side- but you can switch those back and forth..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "DUO":
"Never heard of it...but found a video of one being played. "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMxZ0n7jjmk""
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."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"Looks like a harmless and safe site to me. Often people with limited site building knowledge will lack the details to make their site show the 'secure'..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"Looks like it is in the process of being set up, don't worry too much about it being 'not secure', this generally refers to places where you buy things over..."
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..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"I find the low G & A the easiest lower whistles to play, but like the low F sound more, so persevere with pipers grip on it, & occasionally my low D..."
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 "
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What whistles higher than D do you have?":
"I have Generation high G, high F, high Eb, both brass & nickel, & a (pre used) Susato high Eb. I got them 'because' they were available. They didn't..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "What whistles higher than D do you have?":
"Tell us what whistles that are higher pitched than the usual D. Even better- why did you get them and do you find them useful for what situations?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on What are your low whistles?:
"Well, if we count all whistles of Bb (B flat) and lower as "low whistles", then these are the ones I have: Bb:  Hoover, Dixon polymer, Dixon Trad brass,..."
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."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on What are your low whistles?:
"(newer replies show up on top because people on phones and tablets don't want to have to scroll down a mile long page to read the newest comment) Older..."
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..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Quietening a whistle.:
"I have a couple of hoovers, and they are indeed quieter than the typical tin whistle. They have a pretty hollow tone, a bit like bamboo flutes. They'd be..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Early Music on pennywhistle:
"Michael, is this the book you mean?  Hmm, I wish it could be bought used for around half the $30 it  seems to cost new. "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on What are your low whistles?:
"Where do "low whistles" start being called "low"?  ...At low A? Or at Bb? Or even C -one step lower than standard d?"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @gypsy-davy:
"Hey there Gypsy Davey- welcome! "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Liked a group discussions item created by @keith: What are your low whistles?
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to 'subscribe' to a forum thread":
"Michael W6: Hummm.  I clicked, "Groups", but do not see the, "Join" button... You must go to the particular Group, and on the particular Group's main page..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to 'subscribe' to a forum thread":
"Michael W6: 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.   You can..."
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."
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