[Trombone-l] Bagpipes (was: A lovely Tubax solo)

Richardson, Timothy Mr. DAC USAG Franconia DPW ERMD timothy.a.richardson at us.army.mil
Wed Nov 2 01:46:30 CST 2005


They do THAT?

A quick Pub Medline search shows this guarantees brain damage.

Ah, now it begins to make sense.    

-----Original Message-----
From: Adrian Drover [mailto:slide.rule at adios.co.uk]
Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 08:39
To: Richardson, Timothy Mr. DAC USAG Franconia DPW ERMD; Keith Marr;
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Subject: Re: [Trombone-l] Bagpipes (was: A lovely Tubax solo)



From: "Richardson, Timothy Mr. DAC USAG Franconia DPW ERMD"

>   But a bagpipe has a drone playing
> all the time.  Why, then, doesn't it seem more in tune?


Having the tonic and subdominant pitches tuned a quarter tone sharp, without
the drone, you'd never be able to tell what key they were playing in.

A.

Adrian Drover
ADIOS, Scotland www.adios.co.uk
Personal email: adrian at adios.co.uk


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