Where can you get them?
On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 11:07 AM, Johnson Thomas <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> "One thing I forgot to mention is that this set of E-pipes - (Electronic
> Small Pipes) where bought over 6 years ago so it's hardly a "new"
> invention." Bev Lawton.
> No, it's not new, but as Bill Haneman mentions on the uilleann list the
> makers are probably using the very latest, or even prototype electronic
> components, sensors etc., since they have been developing the vPipes
> from around 2005. On their MySpace site Jarleth Henderson plays the
> vPipes in one video and they do sound good.
> There's also a pic of some bloke playing in the front seat of a car.
> On the vPipes website they seem to emphasis the vPipes ability to
> facilate practising with earphones. On reflection though I think a Bb
> tin whistle would do the job and be a mite cheaper if you already have a
> set of uilleann pipes, can play them, and just want to being able to
> practise without disturbing the whole household.
> Thomas Johnson