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by AuLoS303
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: What whistle(s) do you play regularly?
Replies: 32
Views: 6940

Re: What whistle(s) do you play regularly?

I would definitely recommend that anyone spend the first year or so of their learning on a single whistle. Learners tend to buy a bunch of whistles in an effort to sound better or find a tone they like. The truth is that you can improve your tone a hell of a lot more just by getting better at playi...
by AuLoS303
Mon Nov 09, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Poststructural Pub
Topic: Please tell me it isn´t so. . .
Replies: 22
Views: 6569

Re: Please tell me it isn´t so. . .

Yes, we know about nuts. So what does DoNuts translate to then? I . Torus. Its basically a shape,a toroidal confectionary item Which has already been pointed out well before the question was asked, by which time the general drift had shifted to something else. You won't get far ignoring a thread's ...
by AuLoS303
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Poststructural Pub
Topic: Please tell me it isn´t so. . .
Replies: 22
Views: 6569

Re: Please tell me it isn´t so. . .

david_h wrote:Yes, we know about nuts. So what does DoNuts translate to then? I .
Torus. Its basically a shape,a toroidal confectionary item
by AuLoS303
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: What whistle(s) do you play regularly?
Replies: 32
Views: 6940

Re: What whistle(s) do you play regularly?

pancelticpiper wrote:
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Like the left and middle ones.

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It must be the newer ones that have that tendency. I've heard others playing them and they all have that cracking tendency. I'd like to try a MkI
by AuLoS303
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: World/Folk Winds
Topic: Sad Dance, alto recorder
Replies: 0
Views: 3197

Sad Dance, alto recorder

This is a piece in a clarinet book I have, but played on my Gunter Wunderlich wooden alto. I changed the ryhthm of the piece slightly, added some syncopation with a slowish tempo.

https://youtu.be/XBmdm6hg1EU
by AuLoS303
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: What whistle(s) do you play regularly?
Replies: 32
Views: 6940

Re: What whistle(s) do you play regularly?

D Feadóg. I'd like something better because I don't like its raspy cracking tendency, but the tuning is excellent.
by AuLoS303
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Tweaks: The Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 246102

Re: Tweaks: The Thread

I think its staying put. Life's too short. I'll just focus on the Feadóg and its tendency to crack
by AuLoS303
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Beginner question Pratten vs Rudall
Replies: 22
Views: 9036

Re: Beginner question Pratten vs Rudall

Peter Duggan wrote:
AuLoS303 wrote:It seems a Rudall would be not be one to go for
?
From that search link:
"They tend to need a lot of air to play, and can be more tiring and more difficult to play in tune. "
by AuLoS303
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Beginner question Pratten vs Rudall
Replies: 22
Views: 9036

Re: Beginner question Pratten vs Rudall

I've been googling but no joy, what is the difference between a Pratten and a Rudall flute? https://www.google.com/search?q=what+is+the+difference+between+a+Pratten+and+a+Rudall+flute ! (Top result: Pratten/Rudall etc. ) Thanks. It seems a Rudall would be not be one to go for, not that I can afford...
by AuLoS303
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: New D
Replies: 32
Views: 8017

Re: New D

Dan A. wrote:Earlier today I received two Whorfin Woods whistles to evaluate. I can say for certain that I will be purchasing one or both. They earn a high recommendation for folks who like wood whistles.
Oh they look nice!
by AuLoS303
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: New D
Replies: 32
Views: 8017

Re: New D

Clarke Sweetone perhaps, or a Shaw? From what I've heard it seems the conical whistles have a more even tone
by AuLoS303
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Tweaks: The Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 246102

Re: Tweaks: The Thread

As you know, the first to do is to fill the back og the head. Then the more difficult parts comes. You might have to adjust the finger holes. Then, even more delicate, adjusting the whistle head. File down the fipple a little, maybe make it a bit longer, adding, I really don't know, ut search and a...
by AuLoS303
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Beginner question Pratten vs Rudall
Replies: 22
Views: 9036

Re: Beginner question Pratten vs Rudall

I've been googling but no joy, what is the difference between a Pratten and a Rudall flute?
by AuLoS303
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Tweaks: The Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 246102

Re: Tweaks: The Thread

Dan A. wrote:Make the water a wee bit hotter, and give it another go. The nickel Generations, so I'm told, are more stubborn than the brass ones. A little persistence should pay off.
Any hotter and the plastic will surely melt!
by AuLoS303
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Generation Convert
Replies: 17
Views: 5744

Re: Generation Convert

I have a bottle of Jack Daniels...