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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:

  1. Placing fingers on the chanter and playing the notes/ Diagrams of finger positions front and rear.
  2. Gracenotes
  3. Throws and Doublins
  4. Your first tune - Scots Wha Ha'e
  5. Strikes and second measure Scots Wha Ha'e
  6. Strike on D, Amazing Grace and Brown Haired Maiden
  7. Second measure Brown Haired Maiden
  8. Music Theory
  9. Double C and B and High Road To Gairloch
  10. 2nd measure High Road To Gairloch
  11. Double F and E and Highland Laddie
  12. Double high A and 2nd measure Highland Laddie
  13. Leumluath and Taorluath and Carles Wi' The Breeks
  14. 2nd measure Carles Wi' The Breeks
  15. The Birl and 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar
  16. 2nd measure 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar
  17. Grip to C and 3rd measure 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar
  18. 4th measure 79ths Farewell To Gibraltar
  19. 1st measure Earl Of Mansfield
  20. Thumb Gracenote, 2nd measure Earl Of Mansfield
  21. 3rd measure Earl Of Mansfield
  22. 1st measure Inverness Rant
  23. The Tachum and 2nd measure Inverness Rant
  24. Strikes on B and C and Piper O' Drummond
  25. 2nd measure Piper O' Drummond
  26. Double D and Green Hills Of Tyrol

Additional Tunes at the back of the book are: Atholl Highlanders - Aiken Drum - Piobaireachd Of Donald Dubh - Blue Bonnets