[NSP] New York/New Jersey Area

2006-01-26 Thread Stephen Douglass
I'm going to try and get a few NSP players together on the 18th Feb (Sat) at my home in New Jersey. From 11.00 am onwards Anyone interested email me back and I'll reply with details. Cheers Steve Douglass To get on or off this list see list information at

[NSP] Peacock Foot notes

2006-05-25 Thread Stephen Douglass
When I refer to the gracing direction, I am refering to the updated edition. I'm looking for specific grace direction in Northumbrian tunes. I am assuming my ain kind dearie is Scottish Steve d To get on or off this list see list information at

[NSP] Re: Trad V Classical ?

2006-10-30 Thread Stephen Douglass
Begin forwarded message: From: Stephen Douglass [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: October 30, 2006 5:39:33 PM EST To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [NSP] Re: Trad V Classical ? Nope...just that the scoring was not balanced if it was his intention to allow the pipes to come through. and I dont

[NSP] Re: Trad V Classical ?

2006-10-30 Thread Stephen Douglass
Maybe a modern cor anglais is going to be louder than northumbrian pipes ?..but even if its just the two playing together.. the composer should score accordingly...balancing the sound... I'm sure they did a sound check ...or I hope they did... Stephen D On Oct 30, 2006, at 5:52 PM, [EMAIL

[NSP] reed making

2007-03-15 Thread Stephen Douglass
If anyone is interested I have posted a video on You Tube which is 'part one' of reed making by Colin Ross. I will post the remaining parts every couple of weeks. This is purely educational NOT a business venture, so I didn't think it was a problem to post this. The link to view is below.

[NSP] Fourth and Final Reed Video

2007-03-17 Thread Stephen Douglass
The fourth and final video in The Colin Ross reed making miniseries has been uploaded into the You Tube site. Check out the following link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxwRX85Ig2w Cheers Steve Douglass ps... if you want to view all four together subscribe to StephenDouglass in You Tube

[NSP] Reed Part 3

2007-03-17 Thread Stephen Douglass
Bob Part 3 is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Znb4h2OAsAM To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Ormston video

2007-03-24 Thread Stephen Douglass
I have posted a video of Chris at North Hero in 2003 (I think) on YouTube. I have a fair amount of piping on video and when I get permission from the musicians I will post it as a resource for tunes and style. I'll post a quick notice with the link,( if this is OK with the moderator.)

[NSP] Jim McGillivray

2007-03-26 Thread Stephen Douglass
7 min Clip of Jim McGillivray on Border Pipes on You Tube Cheers Steve D link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5Lq7Rp-PVM To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Ian Lawther You Tube

2007-03-27 Thread Stephen Douglass
Link to Ian Lawther on You Tube, Meggy's Foot and Clumsy Lover. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GQQ1lTGE8o To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Andy May 2, Keel Row, You Tube

2007-03-27 Thread Stephen Douglass
Link to Andy May 2 Keel Row with Variations. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri-_hmXPY9A Steve D To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Radio

2007-04-12 Thread Stephen Douglass
Larry Go tohttp://www.bbc.co.uk/tyne/local_radio/index.shtml?focuswin Then go to Listen Again then click on Northern Folk with... You'll need to have Real Player or something compatible for your operating system. Steve To get on or off this list see list information at

[NSP] Re: right thumb injury

2007-05-08 Thread Stephen Douglass
Several keys get hit with the right thumb depending on your chanter range. On May 8, 2007, at 12:29 PM, John Clifford wrote: John. As a fellow cyclist and piper you have my very deep, if confused, sympathy. I'm a very mediocre player but a serious injury to either hand would have an

[NSP] Ewan MacColl

2008-07-26 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Does anyone know where I can get a recording of Ewan MacColl's 'Freeborn Man' with Peggy Seeger. I have some cover versions , but the version I'm looking for is him singing it. I don't think it's on the Radio Ballads It was re-released to Vinyl in 1983 by Blackthorne Records BR1065. I

[NSP] MacColl

2008-07-28 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Re Ewan MacColl and Freeborn man. Thanks for the replies 'on and off' list. I'v found one. Cheers Steve D To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Re: tyles

2009-04-14 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Begin forwarded message: From: STEPHEN DOUGLASS us...@comcast.net Date: April 14, 2009 4:25:05 PM EDT To: Paul Gretton i...@gretton-willems.com Subject: Re: [NSP] Re: Re:Styles Paul, In the 1926 recording of Elgar's Enigma by the Royal Albert Hall Orchestra ,conducted by the composer

[NSP] Re: NSP

2009-05-25 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
As recent posts highlight, music is not just about the 'notes' and 'technique', but also about 'social influences'. I would suggest then, that whatever our opinions, this newsletter is absolutely an appropriate place to post NSPS issues (wether we are members or not). Stephen

[NSP] Recipe.

2009-09-17 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
My search engine throws up 'how to make a corn dolly' and includes the words 'cut' and 'dry'. It might just be a simple as that! http://everything2.com/title/corn+dolly Stephen Douglass To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin

[NSP] Highland Laddie/Heiland Laddie

2009-09-25 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Colin, Highland Laddie in the context of 'sea songs' and 'shanties' is described by Hugill (1969) as a 'stamp and go' or 'walkaway' song popularly used to bring the ships head or stern through the wind (tacking). Rather than a dance, it is connected to 'hauling', and along with the

[NSP] Meggy's foot

2009-09-27 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Just found it in 'book one' with revised notation. Steve D To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html

[NSP] Re: From notation to music

2009-12-02 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Chris, The lack of 'improvisation' runs inline with the omnipotence of the composer and bigger orchestras in Romantic period. Hard to improvise in this context! But is this really decline, or the 'rot set(ting) in'??? Steve D Steve D On Dec 2, 2009, at 8:53 AM,

[NSP] Improvisation V Interpretation

2009-12-02 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Colin, Bringing this back to Northumbrian pipes (hopefully) Is the skill of improvisation, the same as interpretation? The first, I would suggest is based on a spontaneous approach during one performance. Interpretation, or the internalisation that Anthony was alluding to, is a

[NSP] Re: Gaelic Pronunciation

2010-02-06 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
the site would be less informative, and restrictive. If you want the title to be the measure of the discussion, maybe a longer title might help. Stephen Douglass On Feb 6, 2010, at 1:17 PM, Barry Say wrote: Anthony Robb wrote: This is a a forum for that tiny minority of people

[NSP] Reed Making Video

2010-04-08 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Just a heads up. I have re-loaded to YouTube, the resource videos of Colin Ross making a chanter reed for the NSP. The individual clips are better quality, but shorter in length to fit with YouTube's size 'capabilities'. There is 15 in total. They are called Better Reed Making

[NSP] Re: Simon and Garfunkel - Fakin' It

2010-04-20 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
Check out 'Beverley Martyn' Ian. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beverley_Martyn On Apr 20, 2010, at 7:12 PM, Ian Lawther wrote: This afternoon I was in a Starbucks killing a little time before collection a child from school and suddenly realized I was hearing The Redesdale Hornpipe over

[NSP] Drone Reed Tongue Video

2010-06-07 Thread STEPHEN DOUGLASS
. The 'laugh' at the end is a reflection of his relief that filming was over. Be patient if the 4 parts don't appear immediately, the uploading process is behaving stubbornly. Stephen Douglass To get on or off this list see list information at http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin