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  • Peter
    Jan 5, 2012

      Hello Enviado,

                                     Why lute back’s is obvious, with legs slightly apart, the lute back settles into the groove so to speak, and doesn’t slide about like flat backs

      Peter

       

      From: HurdyGurdyForum@... [mailto:HurdyGurdyForum@...] On Behalf Of Augusto Ornellas
      Sent: 05 January 2012 14:28
      To: HurdyGurdyForum@...
      Subject: Re: [HurdyGurdyForum] Re: Origins

       

       

      Uilleann pipes are bellows blown and are played while sit down...

      Enviado via iPhone

      Em 05/01/2012, às 11:04, CWH <c.hl@...> escreveu:

      > One advantage of bellows blown is that you can sit down to play. Not
      > easy with mouth blown and fairly impossible with Uillian pipes!
      > Bellows blown are generally quieter and are regarded as indoor pipes so
      > sitting seems more comfortable.
      > The same may be said of the HG. It seems more natural to play sitting
      > than standing.
      > That now asks why they made lute backs :-)
      >
      > Colin Hill
      >
      > On 04/01/2012 23:57, David Gillett wrote:
      >> I'm not sure I could manage bag, bellows, fingering AND voice all at the
      >> same time *grin* You should post this query on one of the bagpipe
      >> forums (bobdunsire.com <http://bobdunsire.com>) and see what havoc you
      >> can cause *double grin*
      >>
      >> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Martyn Robinson
      >> <martyn.robinson@... <mailto:martyn.robinson@...>>
      >> wrote:
      >>
      >> __
      >>
      >> Could bellows on bag-pipes also be a means of allowing the player to
      >> sing as well as play? This might be an advantage or a disadvantage
      >> depending on the voice of the player...____
      >>
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