I’ve been thinking
about bag pipes and how fun it is to play against a drone (the
drone in this case is played by a high quality synth). When the
drone plays, it certainly imposes harmonic limitations. At the same
time, with the drone to play against, there is a freedom that
inhabits the concertina and it seems to practically play
I play differently when
I’m playing against a drone. Try it for yourself. Here are seven
minutes of high quality D drone.
Wasn't that fun?
Here is a tune of mine
that springs right from the power of the drone. A long
improvisation, then the tune proper. The working title is Step Hop.
Any suggestions as to the real title?
Sorry, this is a very large file. The long download time might be a
pain, but the sound quality is good.