[NSP] Re: D chanter on AU ebay

2011-03-24 Thread Colin
Listing has ended anyway (Australia is ahead of us on time so it's tomorrow there today) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Gibbons, John j.gibb...@imperial.ac.uk To: John Dally dir...@gmail.com; NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 5:38 PM Subject: [NSP

[NSP] Re: D chanter on AU ebay

2011-03-24 Thread Colin
Sorry, meant to add it was sold on Friday 25th March (hence the attempt at a joke) for 950 AU. Still like to know if those notes were right or if it was a special though. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Colin cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk To: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu

[NSP] Re: Has there ever been an NSP with _all_ keys (no open holes)?

2011-03-23 Thread Colin
interesting discussion though. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 11:34 AM Subject: [NSP] Re: Has there ever been an NSP with _all_ keys (no open holes)? And given

[NSP] Re: Tuning/pitch

2011-02-09 Thread Colin
the technology to set, say, A=440 and make comparisons for tuning, our forbears were not so lucky. The reason they traditionally/originally tune to the oboe A, of course. I wonder how many orchestras tuned to an Oboe that was several cents out? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Paul

[NSP] Re: Tuning/pitch

2011-02-09 Thread Colin
a copy of that book and read it. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Philip Gruar phi...@gruar.clara.net To: julia@nspipes.co.uk; Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 11:29 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: Tuning/pitch - Original Message - From

[NSP] Re: Tuning/pitch

2011-02-08 Thread Colin
exist show this or not? On a similar vein, what did people tune things to (prior to the invention of the tuning for in 1711). Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 10:08 AM

[NSP] Re: Tuning/pitch

2011-02-08 Thread Colin
Which were tuned with reference to.. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: gibbonssoi...@aol.com To: cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 9:27 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: Tuning/pitch Before the tuning fork was invented

[NSP] Re: Esoteric tuning relationships

2011-02-07 Thread Colin
should be just that - a standard. If it changes, it ain't standard! Good interesting thread though. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: christopher.bi...@ec.europa.eu To: drubrooketay...@btinternet.com; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Monday, February 07, 2011 11:45 AM Subject: [NSP] Re

[NSP] Re: re-conditioning ... (dangers of brass tarnish?)

2011-01-14 Thread Colin
not). Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Bo Albrechtsen b...@glaipnir.dk To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 9:45 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: re-conditioning ... (dangers of brass tarnish?) Den 14-01-2011 21:39, [1]gibbonssoi...@aol.com skrev: ..snip With brass, the same

[NSP] Re: Rotting of The Cotton Threads

2011-01-14 Thread Colin
Did you mean haven't written yet? Next years competitions maybe? :-) Colin Hill - Original Message - On 14 Jan 2011, at 23:57, gibbonssoi...@aol.com wrote: Is 'The rotting of the cotton threads' the title of a tune I haven't learned yet? To get on or off this list see list

[NSP] Re: Intonation

2011-01-12 Thread Colin and Cheryl McNaught
Thanks so much, John, Francis, I'll try climbing out of the ravine today. Colin On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 8:11 PM, John Liestman [1]j...@liestman.com wrote: Francis, you must have the earlier pre-plateau version! I have posted a pdf file version at [2]http

[NSP] Re: Intonation

2011-01-11 Thread Colin and Cheryl McNaught
Thanks, I checked his book and it's pages 116 to 120 if anyone else is interested. Time to re-read it (pun intended). Colin On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 9:10 AM, Dave S [1]david...@pt.lu wrote: Hi, Years ago John Leistman wrote an article about balancing drone reeds

[NSP] Re: Drone Tuning

2011-01-07 Thread Colin
(it was an aid to tuning by ear) and showed how far out you were (I think it also had a this is how it should sound audio as well). Anyone remember it (I lost the URL several PCs ago) and does it still exist? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Gibbons, John j.gibb...@imperial.ac.uk To: nsp

[NSP] Re: Doubleday et al

2010-12-19 Thread Colin
and low D drone) cost £36. I did have to drill a hole in the G drone to use the A as the cover was there but Bill hadn't drilled the actual hole under it). I then made my first (and last) visit to the AGM (by rail) and gawped at the likes of Colin Ross and Forster Charlton being

[NSP] Re: Doubleday

2010-12-17 Thread Colin
just can't see a point in comparing apples and potatoes (you choose which is which). Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com; NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, December 17, 2010 11:28 PM Subject

[NSP] Re: Clogging

2010-12-13 Thread Colin
at least three times now. iPlayer doesn't like my slow dirge of a PC. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: John Dally dir...@gmail.com To: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk Cc: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com; NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Monday, December 13, 2010

[NSP] Re: Help please

2010-11-16 Thread Colin
- just a black box where they should be. It was, however, possible to download the clips using Firefox's DownloadHelper and play them off the hard disc. My system is quite old (like me). WinXP. I have no idea why the mediaplayers don't show up at all in Firefox though. Colin Hill - Original

[NSP] Re: Looking to get started - was- My little tune sponge....

2010-11-15 Thread Colin and Cheryl McNaught
set on my 60th birthday. Contact / call off-list if you need any help advice from someone who has recently gone through the learning process without any local help. Colin McNaught Annapolis, MD 410 849 2961 On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Reid Bishop [2]greidbis

[NSP] Re: Where hast thou been all the night?

2010-11-06 Thread Colin
- it's in the Paul Corin museum in Cornwall which I visited many times - and the difference between that and a general pianola is remarkable. I think of midi as the blank canvas on which to paint the music. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com

[NSP] Re: Where hast thou been all the night?

2010-11-05 Thread Colin
at the same tempo would do as I really don't know that much about abc either) :-) Thanks, Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, November 05, 2010 7:07 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: Where hast thou been all

[NSP] Re: Where hast though been all the night?

2010-11-04 Thread Colin
Totally agree. Information is great to have even if we don't act on it (yet). Please continue. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: cal...@aol.com To: theborderpi...@googlemail.com; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2010 11:43 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: Where hast though

[NSP] Re: Cymbal

2010-11-02 Thread Colin
All you need to know: http://www.hurdygurdy.farmcom.net/front.html I actually play a flatback gurdy (not by this maker) from Germany made by Helmut Seibert.. There's something about drones.. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Gibbons, John j.gibb...@imperial.ac.uk

[NSP] Re: Cymbal

2010-10-31 Thread Colin
) so she was still alive but, of course, unlikely to be taken from life (and we do all know how accurate newspapers, journals and books are, don't we). Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Sunday, October

[NSP] Re: Cymbal

2010-10-31 Thread Colin
Oops, of course a daguerreotype is a photograph so probably was accurate after all (red face). That's a hurdy gurdy she's holding regardless of what she called it. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent

[NSP] NSP and Hardanger Fiddle?

2010-09-11 Thread Colin Everett
Hello all, I was wondering if anyone had any experience playing along with a hardanger fiddle? If so, any general advice, or suggestions on tunes that work well with the two instruments (from either tradition)? Thanks, Colin Everett To get on or off this list see list information

[NSP] Re: Joe Huttons pipes?

2010-04-25 Thread Colin
after that. How interesting to know a little more about them after all these years. Thank you. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Philip Gruar phi...@gruar.clara.net To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2010 4:15 PM Subject: [NSP] Joe Huttons pipes? Others will no doubt

[NSP] Re: The Dark Island

2010-04-23 Thread Colin
A plague in all your households. Well, not quite (and I seem not to have received most of the posts for this topic) but the next best thing http://www.rampantscotland.com/songs/blsongs_dark.htm Anyone brave enough to listen to the mp3. Actually, I quite like it. Colin Hill - Original

[NSP] Re: Transposing

2010-04-11 Thread Colin
for one drone sound so I suppose that accounts for it. Usr the ones that sound best. (Joins Helen under the parapet) :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Helen Capes helen.ca...@paradise.net.nz To: cal...@aol.com; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2010 6:47 AM Subject: [NSP

[NSP] Re: Noises from keys

2010-03-17 Thread colin
- lift it off smartly (half open holes can make funny noises). Sorry, that's all I can think of from my own experience. I'm sure lots of good suggestions will follow. Colin Hill. - Original Message - From: neihutch...@yahoo.com To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2010 12:03

[NSP] Re: pipe cases

2010-02-17 Thread colin
the post a couple of times as well without problems (chanters and drones wrapped in bits of silk shirt - bought for 50p in a charity shop and contained in stout cardboard tubes). I have no idea if he made it himself or if he bought it somewhere. It'll outlast me :-) Colin Hill - Original

[NSP] Re: NSP Bellows

2010-02-02 Thread colin
suggest they are problematic only after having them fettled, maybe someone here could suggest a fix? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: pipe...@tiscali.co.uk To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, February 02, 2010 7:50 PM Subject: [NSP] NSP Bellows Hi All, Not a discussion

[NSP] Re: the Guardian today....

2010-01-26 Thread colin
from above means stop and hide :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anita Evans an...@evansweb.co.uk To: Dartmouth nsp list N.P.S. site nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 2:20 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: the Guardian today Malcolm Craven wrote: Hi, What is B

[NSP] Re: Not Piping - closure of Instrument section of VA

2010-01-22 Thread colin
of music and thought those on this list may wish to sign. Several other music lists I am on have done so already so sorry if this is a repeat. If anyone would like to sign the petition, it's at: http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/VandAchange/ Colin Hill To get on or off this list see list

[NSP] Re: Warning: scam

2010-01-21 Thread colin
though before parting with large sums of cash for what you can get free on the Internet (and, let's face it, the Wikpedia is always 100% accurate isn't it?) - (that was meant to be sarcastic, by the way). Good for you to point it out Matt, thanks (puts cheque book away). Colin Hill ,- Original

[NSP] Re: NSP oil for pipes and key pads

2010-01-13 Thread colin
lies in how often the set is played/maintained as suggested by others rather than a simple which oil is best. Colin Hill To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Re: NSP oil for pipes and key pads

2010-01-12 Thread colin
://www.lloydspharmacy.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=1008storeId=90productId=325219langId=-1 I'm sure we'll get a plethora of other suggestions ;) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: Francis Wood oatenp...@googlemail.com

[NSP] Re: NSP oil for pipes and key pads

2010-01-12 Thread colin
to change it. Sodden bungs mess up the tuning (he says knowingly after ages of despair before some kind soul on this list put me right about wet bungs). Colin Hill Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Tom Childs tomspip...@hotmail.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent

[NSP] Re: NSP

2010-01-05 Thread colin
I'd go with that. Problem with Northumbrian is that it may appear that it refers to where the artist comes from (as in Colin Hill, Liverpudlian small-pipes player). ;-) Northumbrian piper may suggest a piper from Northumberland who plays bagpipes (any). Northumberland small-pipes player

[NSP] Re: NSP

2010-01-05 Thread colin
knowing what the adjective describes, isn't it and that Northumbrian small-pipes is the name of the instrument? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: colin cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk; NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, January 05

[NSP] Re: NSP item on BBC Radio 4

2010-01-01 Thread colin
Must be the cold weather. It plays havoc with corns. Haven't seen as much since I watched (by accident) Oklahoma. Colin Hill PS Thanks for the big grin in brought to my face :) - Original Message - From: Francis Wood oatenp...@googlemail.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent

[NSP] Re: From notation to music

2009-12-03 Thread colin
it. Two players, same notes, different performance. On the subject of classical players, I do feel one should take into account that, when playing in an orchestra, doing one's own thing may not be a good idea :-) A time and a place for everything. Colin Hill - Original Message - From

[NSP] Re: From notation to music

2009-11-30 Thread colin
or German whilst on holiday. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Mike and Enid Walton mikeande...@worcesterfolk.org.uk To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu; colin cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 9:44 PM Subject: Re: [NSP] Re: From notation to music A friend

[NSP] Re: Radio Mics and channel 69

2009-11-18 Thread colin
(and probably illegal now) frequency. Are the channel 69 mics transmitted from a central source? As you gather, I'm not that clued up about these things. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York rich...@lizards.force9.co.uk To: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday

[NSP] Re: The Power of Positive Thinking

2009-10-20 Thread colin
How nice to have a little humour again. On a positive note, I shall now be operating my gentle summer breeze emulator whilst ensuring my selected harmonic pipes are, indeed, in harmony. A gentle squeeze of the cuddlesac and away we go. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: amble

[NSP] Re: Cut and Dry Dolly

2009-09-17 Thread colin
. Barren whores, wrinkled old ladies?Maybe the cigar IS just a cigar after all. ;-) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: richard.hea...@tiscali.co.uk To: discuss...@northumbrianpipers.org.uk; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:51 PM Subject: [NSP] Cut and Dry

[NSP] Re: Northumbria Pipe Course 11-16 October - Places available

2009-08-13 Thread colin
of a course on piping would be accepted as news regardless of who was running it? Colin Hill (Life Member of NPS since around 1972/3) - Original Message - From: rosspi...@aol.com To: neiltaver...@btinternet.com Cc: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:53 PM Subject

[NSP] Re: Northumbria Pipe Course 11-16 October - Places available

2009-08-13 Thread colin
- Original Message - From: rosspi...@aol.com To: neiltaver...@btinternet.com Cc: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:53 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: Northumbria Pipe Course 11-16 October - Places available No problem as you are doing it as a group activity and there is

[NSP] Re: Northumbria Pipe Course 11-16 October - Places available

2009-08-13 Thread colin
May I please apologise for filling mailboxes by hitting reply all and not removing the individual names and just sending one copy to the list, sorry. Colin Hill (told you I was old) :-) - Original Message - From: Gibbons, John j.gibb...@imperial.ac.uk To: 'Dartmouth nsp list N.P.S

[NSP] Re: Northumbria Pipe Course 11-16 October - Places available

2009-08-13 Thread colin
the information. Why all the fuss then? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard Shuttleworth rshuttlewo...@sympatico.ca To: neiltaver...@btinternet.com; rosspi...@aol.com; colin cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk Cc: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2009 9:51 PM Subject: [NSP] Re

[NSP] Re: Northumbria Pipe Course 11-16 October - Places available

2009-08-12 Thread colin
forward to reading the mails as I know what's coming. Sorry but I'm really getting fed up with reading the snide remarks these days (plus most is lost on me as I don't know the people concerned). Bah, Humbug... Colin Hill

[NSP] Re: Transposing music

2009-08-02 Thread colin
and then using a simpler program which works with XP to print the score.(plenty of trial versions of stuff around). Sorry for the misunderstanding. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: tubad...@comcast.net To: colin cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk Cc: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Sunday, August 02

[NSP] Re: Transposing music

2009-07-31 Thread colin
are not :) Unless it's a concerto, hand copying is probably the best bet or ABC, convert to midi, transpose and print out. Plenty of stuff out there to do that. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Christopher Gregg chrisdgr...@gmail.com To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, July 31

[NSP] Re: Happy Hours

2009-06-11 Thread colin
Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Dally, John john.da...@hmhpub.com To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, June 11, 2009 10:20 PM Subject: [NSP] Happy Hours Andy May's new CD is full of great music. I've listened to it over and over again ever since I got my hands

[NSP] Re: ear-learners vs note-learners

2009-06-10 Thread colin
notes rather than the phrasing etc until I can hear someone else playing the tune and then it falls into place. Dot illiteracy, I suppose. :( Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard Evans rich...@evansweb.co.uk Cc: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 10:17 AM Subject

[NSP] Re: this list is safer now

2009-06-08 Thread colin
That's the last one I got as well. The new member's list appears just as quiet as well. Perhaps we've all run out of tubs to thump :-) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Dave S david...@pt.lu To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 7:11 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: this list

[NSP] Re: Alternative/extra NPS discussion list

2009-05-29 Thread colin
Quite the opposite. Roll up, roll up. Join the society and get all the fun of the fair :-) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Ian Carol Bartlett (home account) i...@ihug.co.nz To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 10:06 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: Alternative/extra NPS

[NSP] Re: Pipes programme

2009-05-26 Thread colin
Thank you. I found that a really good listen. Why can't we have stuff like this on the radio now? Shame you didn't get the AA stuff from Pebble Mill as well. :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Francis Wood oatenp...@googlemail.com To: pipers list nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent

[NSP] Re: NPS President and more.

2009-05-23 Thread colin
can from emails. That's not good and will totally rely on how vehement or eloquent the writer may be. Let's have it all out in the open (isn't that what minutes are for???). Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Dave Shaw d...@daveshaw.co.uk To: annsess...@yahoo.co.uk; nsp

[NSP] Re: NPS President and more.

2009-05-23 Thread colin
this debate will open up a new communications channel. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Julia Say julia@nspipes.co.uk To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu; colin cwh...@santa-fe.freeserve.co.uk Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2009 8:11 PM Subject: Re: [NSP] Re: NPS President and more. On 23 May 2009

[NSP] Re: Colin Ross

2009-05-20 Thread colin
Thank you for putting into word what I was thinking. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 12:55 PM Subject: [NSP] Colin Ross Dear All What a shame Colin Ross has stood down

[NSP] Re: nps

2009-04-28 Thread colin
, of course, no-no's for Yehudi. Nobody could possibly claim that these two were not masters of the violin but both styles and interpretation of the dots were very different as was their method of playing (vibrato, bowing etc). This discussion does remind me of it each time it comes around. Colin

[NSP] Re: Staccato

2009-04-28 Thread colin
, the short length of the grace note that counts, isn't it? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Barry Say barr...@nspipes.co.uk To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 12:22 PM Subject: [NSP] Staccato I feel that the word staccato has been misused with respect to NSP

[NSP] Re: nsp

2009-04-28 Thread colin
Thanks John and Ina, that's the chap. Shame that they don't show that program again but they have probably erased it by now. It gave me a great understanding of how variable the playing of an instrument can be. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Ina Gilchrist ina.gilchr...@web.de

[NSP] Re: nps

2009-04-26 Thread colin
Maybe we are heading backwards to the days of playing and non-playing members when one had to actually play the pipes before members (or send a tape if you were too far away or abroad) so they could decide if you could play or not. :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Paul Rhodes

[NSP] Re: nps

2009-04-26 Thread colin
has gone before. Bad playing is just bad playing. We can all do that - some just faster than others :-) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: what.me what...@ntlworld.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009 7:18 PM Subject: [NSP] nps I seem

[NSP] Re: nps

2009-04-26 Thread colin
been through the process of being used to refer to a bad wailing sound soon after the French Revolution when it fell out of favour and was played (often badly) by beggars etc. We don't want that to happen to the pipes, do we? Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Ian Lawther irlawt

[NSP] Re: Kathryn Tickell - Pipes Teacher.

2009-04-17 Thread colin
to a CD before it's lost forever. I also like KTs playing when done in the style I'm more used to. Let's face it, the problem we've been discussing is all down to the fact that the reporter had probably never heard the pipes played before. We must get out more! :-) Colin Hill - Original

[NSP] Re: Not again!

2009-04-16 Thread colin
second, surely? Let's not argue over which end of the egg to open :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 11:25 AM Subject: [NSP] Not again! Hello again The number of people

[NSP] Re: Style

2009-04-14 Thread colin
and switch to Scottish small pipes for open? May sound odd to us but the right to do our own thing remains. We don't have to like it, of course :) We'll never all agree. Hopefully the two can co-exist. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: christopher.bi...@ec.europa.eu To: anth

[NSP] Re: Re:

2009-04-13 Thread colin
isn't aware of what should be done and what shouldn't. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: lisa ridley lisaridley6...@hotmail.com To: helen.ca...@paradise.net.nz; pipers list nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 10:45 AM Subject: [NSP] Re: Re: Apologies, I was under

[NSP] (Fwd) Re: Jack Armstrong and Pat Jennings

2009-03-31 Thread Colin Turner
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[NSP] Re: stiff fingers and aging

2009-03-27 Thread colin
and don't. Now, where are those NZ green mussels... Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard Hensold hens...@world.oberlin.edu To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 5:11 AM Subject: [NSP] stiff fingers and aging I was apparently doing something

[NSP] Re: Just testing my new spam filter :)

2009-03-27 Thread colin
As it says on the box. Seems my own messages are sometimes being deleted by an over-zelous Mailwasher so just checking :) Colin Hill To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Mail not getting to list

2009-03-20 Thread colin
). I'm with Orange and they do, on occasions, get blacklisted for Spam. Just wondering. Colin Hill To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Re: Mail not getting to list

2009-03-20 Thread colin
actually have the server (demon?) blacklisted as I was getting hundreds of returns from emails that I hadn't sent - from cwhii@myemail infod@myemail etc so, if one was bounced, I wouldn't see it as it gets deleted from the server. Normally they appear within a few minutes. Colin Hill - Original

[NSP] Re: Rothbury 1990

2009-03-19 Thread colin
Got mine this morning. Making donations tomorrow :) Thanks, it's great! Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Anthony Robb anth...@robbpipes.com To: Dartmouth NPS nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2009 8:27 PM Subject: [NSP] Rothbury 1990 Hellos apiece Here's

[NSP] Re: Keep on Ranting!

2009-03-14 Thread colin
the mail program formats it, I'm sure, but I don't know quite what. Seems to be something to do with the spacing? Colin Hill. - Original Message - From: tim rolls BT tim.ro...@btconnect.com To: 'NSP List' nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu; Chris Ormston ch...@chrisormston.com Sent: Saturday, March 14

[NSP] Re: Keep on Ranting!

2009-03-14 Thread colin
Works perfectly now. Great tune. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Chris Ormston ch...@chrisormston.com To: 'tim rolls BT' tim.ro...@btconnect.com; 'NSP List' nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Saturday, March 14, 2009 10:04 AM Subject: [NSP] Re: Keep on Ranting! Tim, Try pasting

[NSP] Re: [NSP]Re: irst 30 tunes

2009-03-10 Thread colin
to it by playing all the tunes on the piano and making it available as an mp3. The cries of ah, that's how that bit goes continue to echo. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Mike and Enid Walton mikeande...@worcesterfolk.org.uk To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Saturday, March 07

[NSP] Re: First 30 tunes

2009-03-10 Thread colin
is still learning. Speaking for myself and listening to some very simple, easy tunes (so it was said) played by members of this list, I would have happily burnt my chanter and given up years ago. However, playing the midi version gives some hope that you are, actually, playing a tune! Colin Hill

[NSP] Re: first 30 tunes

2009-03-08 Thread colin
(presently out of print) but just can't seem to make the time so do realise the work involved. Just a thought. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: rosspi...@aol.com To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Sunday, March 08, 2009 6:21 PM Subject: [NSP] first 30 tunes The NPS has just published

[NSP] Re: malcom's final solution

2009-03-07 Thread colin
(and probably take more time - plastic not being as amiable to work with as wood). Is this one of the reasons why it never happened - that, even in plastic, each chanter would have to be tuned by hand? Just wondering. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Philip Gruar phi

[NSP] Re: malcom's final solution

2009-03-07 Thread colin
Thanks for that. It's nice to know that the idea was followed up. Being out of region (Liverpool) if it's not in the magazine or on the list, I probably won't know about it :-). I'll be watching this list with interest for more news. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: pipe

[NSP] Re: Jimmy Allen

2009-01-15 Thread colin
one or are there any indications as to an older date/source etc. 1964 isn't that long ago to some of us. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Gibbons, John j.gibb...@imperial.ac.uk To: Alan Corkett a...@bcorkett.freeserve.co.uk; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2009 3:40

[NSP] Re: Images of reverse or not

2009-01-14 Thread colin
gurdy as well - you unscrew the handle if you play it left handed :0 Unless it's constructed that way, of course with a reverse thread. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Dave S david...@pt.lu To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:32 PM Subject: [NSP] Images

[NSP] Re: Jimmy Allan traditional (?)

2009-01-11 Thread colin
Reading this reminded me of something. Jimmy Allan was the reason I had Bill Hedworth make me a 7 key chanter. I couldn't play it on a simple one and I rather liked the tune. I'd forgotten about that until this reminded me. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Barry Say barr

[NSP] Re: English culinary traditions - a rough guide

2008-12-04 Thread colin
Or, in practical terms, a few bottles of good brandy, a fine woman and a good cigar. maybe enough left over for a Bakewell pudding :) Colin Hill PS Thanks for that link. Invaluable to those of us who remember threepenny bits, silver sixpences and half crowns and, in my case (just) farthings

[NSP] Re: Amazing Grace

2008-11-12 Thread colin
Just don't get us playing Kumbya. :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Jim Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: NSP Mailing List nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 9:00 PM Subject: [NSP] Amazing Grace Dear Paul Gretton, Relax. Chill out. Take a pill. The sky isn't

[NSP] Re: Music for funeral

2008-11-11 Thread colin
You swine! I don't know it either so I'm having Googling frantically for an audio file now (safer then choyting) to see what I'm missing! Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Paul Gretton [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 7:32 PM Subject

[NSP] Re: NSP music for a funeral

2008-11-10 Thread colin
have some hammer dulcimer tunes copied to a blank CD just in case I pop my clogs - really nice, fast happy stuff - don't want it to be too miserable - I'm generally a happy bloke). Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Matt Seattle [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: the Red Goblin [EMAIL PROTECTED

[NSP] Re: Over the hill?

2008-10-24 Thread colin
I suspect that, had they had a few pipers (male and female) in their sample, they would have given up and gone home at it would have thrown their results out :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: tim rolls BT [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Richard York [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: nsp

[NSP] American Politics invades NSP traditions

2008-10-15 Thread Cheryl and Colin McNaught
Did anyone else notice that Obama is Pro Choyts and McCain favours slurs? Apologies, Colin McNaught To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Re: tchuning

2008-09-18 Thread colin
Oh very good! I'll download that for reference purposes :) Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Paul Gretton [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 3:47 PM Subject: [NSP] tchuning This tells you it all you need to know. ;-) [1]http

[NSP] Re: George Atkinson recordings

2008-09-16 Thread colin
. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Mike Sharp [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: NSP Mailing List nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 7:56 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: George Atkinson recordings After posting I noticed that I could only play the second recording

[NSP] Re: tchuning

2008-08-29 Thread colin
the height of either industry or shipbuilding there, I think. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 3:30 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: tchuning No, it's a sort of sail, hence Lugger. Isn't

[NSP] Re: tchuning

2008-08-29 Thread colin
in Scotland. Fascinating the study of etymology. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Ian Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: colin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: NSP group nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 5:52 PM Subject: [NSP] Re: tchuning As the Oxford Dictionary defines lug

[NSP] Re: Not Choyting - advice please

2008-08-28 Thread colin
but accepted that he was very much an individual. Just enjoy the pipes and don't get hung up on this debate - much of it is tongue in cheek anyway (I hope). I'll probably be burned in effigy after this post! Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Richard York [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: NSP

[NSP] Re: the cry of the curlew, the wind in the reeds...

2008-08-27 Thread colin
enthusiastic! Colin Hill - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 10:38 AM Subject: *** SPAM *** RE: [NSP] Re: the cry of the curlew, the wind in the reeds... There were many Folk clubs during the 60's - 80's

[NSP] Re: the cry of the curlew, the wind in the reeds...

2008-08-27 Thread colin
days for folk. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; nsp@cs.dartmouth.edu Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:13 PM Subject: RE: [NSP] Re: the cry of the curlew, the wind in the reeds... Ah, I left in 1968 and have not been back

[NSP] Re: the cry of the curlew, the wind in the reeds...

2008-08-27 Thread colin
group at a T.A. Barracks though in the late-60's (posh hall and nice wooden floor and a real stage) now, what was their name? Ah yes, that's right, the High Level Ranters with a certain Mr Ross on fiddle! It was one great night. Colin Hill - Original Message - From: Ian Lawther [EMAIL

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