These sorts of things have been around for years, just not set up strictly for UP, but on the GHB side...
Nice to hear Cillian take a flight around the field on the vPipes. He makes them sound great. Let's see...electronic fiddle, electronic pipes, elctronic piano, this could all be done tastefully using very acoustic timbres, without sacrificing anything musical; if I could only think of a reason why, an all-electronic ceili band might be amusing... ---P.g.M.
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> Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 11:43:52 -0400
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: vPipes - the future of uilleann piping?
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Agreed, Frank, but they sound awfully good!
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Frank Dalton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > ----- "Johnson Thomas" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > ... but as a complement for learning
> > > tunes without driving folks mad, or for someone who's satisfied to
> > > just
> > > be an electric piper, I'd say there is definitely a future for the
> > > Vpipes.
> > I dunno do I like that at all, Thomas. It makes me a bit nervous. Seamus
> > Ennis - what would HE say? And I don't even wanna contemplate Breandán
> > Breathnach's reaction.
> > ;-)
> > FD