Hans Bracker’s forty-three comments

  • Bracker Low D Whistle Tour 2013

    This may interest some whistle players. I am a whistle maker based in Findhorn/Moray, making aluminium whistles in many keys since 3 years. You are welcome to call by if you come this way. You can find my whistles on the web at http://music.bracker.co more…

  • Re: new website - sheet music format

    You could install the free (or Pro version) of Image Printer, if you got a Windows system. The free Image Printer adds a print driver, and when you want to print, you select "Image Printer" in the Printer dialogue, and it will save as a jpg image. more…

  • Re: Can any Mandola be tuned to CGDA?

    I've got a Button octave mandola with a scale length of 580mm (22.8"). I've changed the strings and tuned it as a tenor mandola C-G-D-A. I am using string gauges of 32, 22, 13 and 7 or 8. I much prefer this higher tuning with finer strings. more…

  • Re: “Active discussions”

    and older discussions are automatically not listed as active, even if they are active. more…

  • Re: New thesession.org website gone live

    Yes, sure, I know. And I think I made my point and will not go on about it any more. more…

  • Re: New thesession.org website gone live

    No, newest comments list entries contain as heading the subject of the comment, which often is the same as the discussion name, but can be changed when you add a comment. more…

  • Re: New thesession.org website gone live

    "The whole idea is that discussions like this, which are getting pretty long in the tooth, shouldn’t appear." - an interesting view on things. Often the discussions with lots of replies are the most interesting. Of course a large number of replies does ... more…

  • Re: New thesession.org website gone live

    "The active list has the 20 most recently submitted discussions which have received replies" - so it lists the 20 newest discussions which have received replies in descending order of replies. So it is not really a list of active discussions, as of discus... more…

  • Re: New thesession.org website gone live

    PS: this discussion has now more than 200 replies. The top of the "active discussions" listed has 27, and all "active discussions" listed are listed in descending order of number of replies. I can only guess that this is either taken off the list manually... more…

  • Re: New thesession.org website gone live

    Mix O'Lydian wrote: "@Hans Bracker - I think you need to ask Mr. JK for the answer to that one!" more…