High and low C# are the ones I'm missing, as well as middle and low Bbs. The high C# might be better utilized as a high C. I'm probably exposing a gross ignorance by speculating which keys at the top of the chanter would be most useful.
On 12/14/10, barr...@nspipes.co.uk <barr...@nspipes.co.uk> wrote: > So, which 13 keys do you have? I can guess the two missing Bb's. > On the other hand, missing two C#'s seems a little strange. > > Barry > > > > Quoting John Dally <dir...@gmail.com>: > >> When do you qualify to really "need" more keys? When I ordered my set >> a number of years ago I was convinced that the desire for 17 keys was >> really too much, so I ordered a thirteen key set instead. Now I find >> myself reaching for the two "missing" Bb's and C#'s. Is there such a >> thing as "key-envy"? Is it presumptuous or perhaps a failure of >> imagination to want more keys? How many keys is enough? I hear tell >> of twenty five key chanters now. Is this obsession a pipemaker's >> nightmare? >> cheers, >> John >> >> >> >> To get on or off this list see list information at >> http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html >> > > > > -- Sent from my mobile device