Actually, I don't think the Wakker midi concertinas are a good analogy since
they are actual concertinas with a midi interface attached. Perhaps one
could midify an actual set of pipes, but I suspect that might be difficult.
On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 5:00 AM, David Levine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Re: vPipes-- very interesting. But whatever it is, it isn't Uillean pipes.
> I suppose you'd call it an electronic chanter. I don't imagine it would
> *handle* nearly the same as UP, even though the finger-hole spacing might be
> close. And you don't have either bag or bellows to contend with, which would
> make it very different from actually playing the real thing. It would have
> some application but I think that would more limited than an electric
> fiddle. I don't imagine Wim Wakker has sold many of his midi-concertinas:
> For what it's worth, I'm not a Luddite - but I prefer things made out of
> wood, by the hand of man.