College of Piping Tutor Book 1

College of Piping Tutor Book 1

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This comprehensive book introduces you to the history of the bagpipe and offers advice on choosing and looking after your practice chanter.

It then teaches you the basics of bagpipe fingerwork and enables you to play some basic tunes.

Contents of the Book include:

  • Placing fingers on the chanter and playing the notes/ Diagrams of finger positions front and rear.
  • Gracenotes Throws and Doublins
  • Your first tune - Scots Wha Ha'e Strikes and second measure Scots Wha Ha'e Strike on D
  • Amazing Grace
  • Brown Haired Maiden Second measure Brown Haired
  • Maiden Music Theory
  • Double C and B and High Road To Gairloch 2nd measure High Road To Gairloch
  • Double F and E and Highland Laddie
  • Double high A and 2nd measure
  • Highland Laddie Leumluath and Taorluath and Carles Wi' The Breeks 2nd measure
  • Carles Wi' The Breeks The Birl
  • 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar 2nd measure
  • 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar Grip to C and 3rd measure
  • 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar 4th measure
  • 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar 1st measure
  • Earl Of Mansfield Thumb Gracenote 2nd measure
  • Earl Of Mansfield 3rd measure
  • Earl Of Mansfield 1st measure
  • Inverness Rant The Tachum 2nd measure
  • Inverness Rant Strikes on B and C 
  • Piper O' Drummond 2nd measure
  • Piper O' Drummond Double D 
  • Green Hills Of Tyrol
  • Additional Tunes at the back of the book are: Atholl Highlanders - Aiken Drum - Piobaireachd Of Donald Dubh - Blue Bonnets