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- Mon 19 May 2014
- 11:00 am BST
- Glenn Brown
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 1, Piobaireachd
Lament for the Departure of King James was supposedly written for King James II of England and Ireland, King James the VII of Scotland, after being deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. The Ground relies heavily on the ‘double echo’ rhythmic shape before moving into a technically challenging first Variation.
The Score can be found in the Piobabirachd Society Book 3 and the Kilberry Book.
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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.