CaliforniaPiper’s fifty comments

  • Re: Planxty Concert

    This is great, thanks for the link. more…

  • Re: Tin whistle question????

    if you have a good whistle, more so for low whistles, you can get the bottom hole close enough to your knee or body depending on the whistle to get a c-sharp below the bottom d. It's a bit tricky though. more…

  • Re: Memorial Mass Music

    Thanks everyone for the kind words. I really appreciate it and so does the family. I really like Roisin Dubh, I was learning it anyways, so hopefully I'll have it playable by this weekend. To answer you question Fel, nope, I still haven't had any luck fin... more…

  • Re: Memorial Mass Music

    Would anyone happen to have the ABC for that one, Ag Chríost an Síol. I found a recording, but it's in a different key on fiddle and my program for meddling with that sorta thing ain't working right now. more…

  • Re: drones…

    I'd go with Seth too if I were you. Easier to have them worked on, repaired, re-reeded if need be. Anyways, from what I've seen and heard, all aspects of Seth's work are impeccable. Good luck with your decision. more…

  • Memorial Mass Music

    Hello everyone, I was hoping you guys could offer some suggestions for music to be played on the uilleann pipes for a memorial mass. I was just asked to play at my Uncle's funeral. He was my godfather as well, so I feel an obligation to do so. We are an I... more…

  • Re: G sharp on whistle

    Make it easier on yourself and just half-hole the G#. It's what I do for the fast tunes that call for the note. more…

  • Re: Pipe question

    Go to Chris Bayley's site, he makes all sorts of pipes and has a section on the history of all these different types of pipes from various regions of the world. more…

  • Re: Wedding Tunes

    Some that might work well are "If Ever You Were Mine" and "Give Me Your Hand". more…

  • Re: Reed Making DVD

    "( pipers need lots of love , there's not much else going for them ...)" more…