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Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael (Mike) Meyerstein Jan 4. 10 Replies

Hi folks. I would like to acquire a Sam Murray flute in D, preferably with at least 3 keys. This is to go with the 3-key Murray flute in Eb that I already own.Continue

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Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"Thanks for the two members who offered to sell me their flutes. However, I subsequently found out that McNeela Music in Dublin is selling new flutes by Sam Murray. so I have ordered one of them. Apparently, Sam is making them again. It's a…"
Jan 4
Massimo Cattaneo replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"Hi Colin, I live in Galway and I haven't seen Sam in Eons, word on the streed, at least for the past year or two is that he retired. He's not around the usual watering holes anyways."
Oct 13, 2016
Massimo Cattaneo replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"Thanks!"
Oct 13, 2016
Colin Stewart replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"..Sam is as illusive as his flutes these days..I know him well..I grew up and lived facing him in Belfast..we played many a session in Kellys cellars and shared many a tune.. I could try and source one for you, but they are expensive and as I said…"
Oct 13, 2016
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"Interesting. I don't know how to PM you from Tradconnect but you can PM me on Mike.meyerstein@gmail.con"
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Massimo Cattaneo replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"Hi Mike I have a 3 key blackwood Murray with Eb and Bb block left on it for sale. PM for price and pics. Best, M"
Oct 12, 2016
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Michael (Mike) Meyerstein's discussion Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D
"Ps I don't mind if it needs repair or refurbishment so long as it isn't a write-off"
Sep 5, 2016
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein posted a discussion

Wanted: Sam Murray flute in D

Hi folks. I would like to acquire a Sam Murray flute in D, preferably with at least 3 keys. This is to go with the 3-key Murray flute in Eb that I already own.See More
Sep 5, 2016
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Russell Leahy's discussion Headjoint Pitch Beginners question in the group Flute Players
"Hi Russell; my advice is that there is no benefit from practicing with just the head joint. If you do, you will get some kind of no-man's-land note and the embouchure that you develop that way will not be the same as you need for playing the…"
Dec 18, 2015
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Nas Brain's discussion Irish Flute Advice in the group Flute Players
"Biscuits with crux in them? mmm... sounds like a tasty, crunchy recipe. My mate, when we were boys, once bought a lump of fake, synthetic dog poo to leave on the living room carpet. It looked very realistic but it certainly smelled better than the…"
Jun 18, 2013
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Nas Brain's discussion Irish Flute Advice in the group Flute Players
"I also (try to) play the Northumbrian smallpipes and the set I have (by Dave Shaw) is made from lovely natural materials, i.e. wood, brass and leather. There is something wonderful about the cobbler's-shop smell when I open the case and the…"
Jun 18, 2013
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Nas Brain's discussion Irish Flute Advice in the group Flute Players
"But there is one important point that you are overlooking. I paid Euro2600 for a six-key Pratten-style flute in Blackwood from a famous maker. So now I have to believe that a cheaper flute in Delrin could not possibly be as good. No amount of…"
Jun 17, 2013
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Nas Brain's discussion Irish Flute Advice in the group Flute Players
"As for the Pepsi challenge, it's difficult. It would be better if the same tune was played on both clips and if the recording equipment was not overloaded and therefore clipping. But the point is well taken that both sound to be very good…"
Jun 17, 2013
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Nas Brain's discussion Irish Flute Advice in the group Flute Players
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Town
Martlesham Heath, Ipswich
Your County or State
Suffolk
What Instrument ( inc Voice ) Do You Play ?
flute, whistle, blues harmonica, Northumbrian Smallpipes, bodhran
What level are you at ?
Advanced
Provide any other information here
my flutes are a modern D by Stephane Morvan and an Eb by Sam Murray. my pipes are by Dave Shaw. I play in a Pogues tribute band called Waxy's Dargle, in a monthly session in Colchester and I do floor spots at local folk clubs. I am married with two adult daughters and two grandchildren

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At 15:01 on November 14, 2011, Orlaith McAuliffe said…
Thanks very much!!! :-)
 
 
 

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