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This method contains many essential exercises for building good technique. The lessons are clearly laid out and easy to follow. Book by Pipe Major Sandy Jones,
Instructional CD optional.
Accompanies "Beginning the Bagpipe" Tutorial book with corresponding exercises.
"Logan's Complete Tutor for the Highland Bagpipe" as revised by Captain John MacLellan M.B.E. The instructional portion of Logan's tutor is not as thorough as modern tutor books, but it also includes 64 tunes.
Piobaireachd Fingerwork takes exactly the same approach as its predecessor, breaking the difficult technique of piobaireachd into bite-size morsels that are understandable and that come together into complete movements.
Jim McGillivray, one of the world's best and most respected pipers, instructs on how to set up and maintain all parts of bagpipes. This video will help keep pipers' prized instuments in peak playing condition with easy to follow instructions and advice. This is an invaluable resource and a great product to suggest to those making the transition from the practice chanter to the pipes.
In this comprehensive 2 hour and 20 minute DVD, Gold Medallist Jim McGillivray covers all aspects of tuning the bagpipe - tuning drones, tuning the chanter, tuning two chanters, using a tuning meter, adjusting reeds and chanters to improve tuning and more. Hear how to solve the problems that will undermine your best tuning efforts. There is nothing like this video anywhere!
There is no piping instruction book quite like this one, where you are encouraged and taught how to improve your music by focusing on your technique.
This tutor book is the first in the light music series and has been designed to give the outright beginner sufficient exposure to the art of learning how to play the bagpipe so that they can decide if they would like to continue before any large expenses are involved.
This tutor book is the second in the light music series and has been designed to provide the beginner piper with a basic outline of the information and skills needed to play a bagpipe tune.
This tutor book is the third in the light music series and has been designed to provide the beginner piper with the remaining information and skills needed to play a bagpipe tune.
This tutor book is the fourth in the light music series and has been designed to provide the piper with a basic outline of the information and skills needed to play the bagpipe.
This tutor book is the fifth in the light music series and has been designed to provide the piper with an in-depth grounding on all of the information and skills needed to play the bagpipe.
This tutor book is the sixth in the light music series and has been designed to help the piper make the transition to playing on their bagpipe.
This tutor book is the seventh in the light music series and has been designed to provide the piper new to the bagpipe.
The College of Piping Tutor for Piobaireachd has been completely revised by Principal Robert Wallace making it more comprehensive and easier to use than ever.
The College of Piping "Green Book" has been a staple for beginning pipers for years.
Complete with DVD at no extra charge, Tutor 2 is the only maintenance manual you will ever need.
The College’s Tutor 3 manual has been re-written by Principal Robert Wallace. The tutor comes complete with a new companion CD of instruction at no extra charge.
This is a Piper’s Aid to reading, understanding and playing Ceol Mor, using many of the original methods of instruction devised by Major Cairns during the 60 years he has studied, played and taught piobaireachd.
Produced by the National Piping Centre (Glasgow), this substantial full-colour step-by-step guide is ideally suited to the beginner piper. Compiled with the experience of the staff at the Piping Centre, the tutor book introduces music theory and the basic repertoire of 'light music'.
Archie Cairns "Companion to the 'How To' Manual for Piobaireachd" Includes the parts to 30 Piobaireachds. Students must know about Piobaireachd construction to put these together. With CD.
John Recknagel has published the first premiere piping exercise book entitled “The Piper’s Helper”.