The Meaning of Fife Part Two
Not too long ago, i posted a question about switching from pennywhistle to fife, and i got some very good input here. I bought the cheapo learner’s fife for $12, and low and behold, i can actually blow a tune on it….not easily, and not very pretty, but, it can be done. Next question….how much improvement could i expect, if I were to pop for, say, a $30 fife? I really don’t care to invest a lot because this is only for a St Pat’s parade, most likely, a one shot gig. But, while i CAN force a tune out of the learners model, it leaves a lot to be desired. Does anyone have any opinions on the Cooperman or Ralph Sweet fifes in the $30 range?
They’re made of persimmon, and maple, respectively. Many thanks for any input!