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- Mon 6 February 2017
- 12:00 pm BST
- John Mulhearn
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 4, Light Music
Often taught as an entry level strahspey, Because He’s A Bonnie Lad gives those new to the strathspey idiom a relatively easy introduction to the difficult, highly swung rhythm used in these types of tune. Download a copy of the score here.
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What are Experience Levels?
Complete beginner. Chapters 1-15 of the National Piping Centre Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1 running on a 10 week cycle.
Advanced beginner. Completing the remainder of the National Piping Centre Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1 (chapter 15 – 26), running on a 10 cycle.
Intermediate. Made or making the transition to bagpipes, and being familiar with different types of tunes and time signatures. Knowledge of all embellishments. Equivalent to CLASP Grade 3, or North American Grade 4/5.
Advanced intermediate. Familiar with 4 part tunes in most time signatures. A little knowledge of piobaireachd. Roughly of CLASP Grade 2/3 or North American Grade 2/3.
Proficient. Good knowledge of different types of tunes. CLASP Grade 1 or North American Grade 1 and above.