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by ancientfifer
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: City Guide: Sessions, Concerts, Events
Topic: Any sessions in Mainline or Philly area this Thursday?
Replies: 0
Views: 7622

Any sessions in Mainline or Philly area this Thursday?

Hi Chiffers!
Going to be in Mainline Philly area Thursday night near Media. May be willing to slide over to Philly too for a session. Please email me info to: ancientfifer (at) yahoo (dot) com
Thanks much!
Russ
by ancientfifer
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Novice reviews some entry level flutes
Replies: 17
Views: 4399

Re: Novice reviews some entry level flutes

Have you tried an Ellis? I liked the couple I have tried. Would be interested in your perspective putting up against the other 4 you reviewed.
by ancientfifer
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Opinions on Lessons
Replies: 26
Views: 7797

Re: Opinions on Lessons

What is everyone's opinion on Tin Whistle lessons from the Online Academy of Irish Music or Blayne Chastain's lessons? Weighing in on Blayne Chastain’s online lessons. I’ve been using them periodically since he started the site 8 or 9 years ago. A number of things I like about the site: Blayne is a...
by ancientfifer
Sun May 20, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: why does oiling a flute improve its responsiveness?
Replies: 17
Views: 5866

Re: why does oiling a flute improve its responsiveness?

I do an oil “bath” and thorough cleaning a couple times a year. But I keep a slightly “oily” cloth in my flute case and occasionally give the flute a quick wipe down, inside and out, for all the same reasons above, before a particularly loud or high energy session when I want to hear myself, be hear...
by ancientfifer
Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: City Guide: Sessions, Concerts, Events
Topic: Info on Friday Sesh at Merlin’s Rest Pub, Minneapolis?
Replies: 0
Views: 7706

Info on Friday Sesh at Merlin’s Rest Pub, Minneapolis?

Any Chiffer a regular at this session! Going to be in town and considering visiting the session Friday April 20. PM or email me atancientfifer (at) yahoo (dot) com. Thanks!
by ancientfifer
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: [eBay] Olwell Pratten cocus 6K (the Birthday Flute!)
Replies: 11
Views: 2973

Re: [eBay] Olwell Pratten cocus 6K (the Birthday Flute!)

Will be interesting to see where the bidding ends with 70+ "watching" :really:
by ancientfifer
Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Olwell six key flute on E-bay
Replies: 8
Views: 3663

Re: Olwell six key flute on E-bay

It was curious to see this year's sale to end significantly lower than the previous two years and for the premium Cocus wood :-?
by ancientfifer
Tue May 31, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: "Dawkins of London?"
Replies: 8
Views: 2026

Re: "Dawkins of London?"

A few gorgeous Firth and a Riley flute on on the original flutes.com page. Thanks for sharing!
by ancientfifer
Mon May 16, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Matt Molloy, flute player
Replies: 8
Views: 2341

Re: Matt Molloy, flute player

Superb footage! The playing and the interviews. Up close, personal, candid, adds so much to understanding the music and where the artist is coming from in their interpretation!
by ancientfifer
Fri May 06, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Poststructural Pub
Topic: Looking for Session/tunes in Dallas TX May 12th
Replies: 4
Views: 3173

Re: Looking for Session/tunes in Dallas TX May 12th

Sorry you won't be around. Thanks for the reply and safe travels!
by ancientfifer
Thu May 05, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Poststructural Pub
Topic: Looking for Session/tunes in Dallas TX May 12th
Replies: 4
Views: 3173

Looking for Session/tunes in Dallas TX May 12th

Hello, Any players in Dallas area interested in a one-off informal session, share tunes and a pint, on Thursday evening May 12th, 2016? I haven't seen any Thursday night session listed anywhere so thought I would put out a call to see if any interest. I'll be in Dallas on an overnight business trip ...
by ancientfifer
Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Interesting article on pending Ivory sale legislation
Replies: 7
Views: 1822

Re: Interesting article on pending Ivory sale legislation

Loren, interesting and relevant article as I have an antique with ivory. Thanks for sharing!
by ancientfifer
Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Flute CD you listen to over and over
Replies: 15
Views: 2551

Re: Flute CD you listen to over and over

Lately:
Dave Sheridan - Driving Lietrim Timber and Sheridan's Guest House.
by ancientfifer
Fri May 15, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Poststructural Pub
Topic: B.B. King R.I.P.
Replies: 4
Views: 1680

Re: B.B. King R.I.P.

Thankful to have had the opportunity to see him play live in the 70s at college. In that show he introduced a "promising new talent" named Stevie Ray. RIP