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- Thu 19 September 2013
- 5:00 pm BST
- Chris Armstrong
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 2, Piobaireachd
In the first part of this new season of Level 2 Piobaireachd, Chris Armstrong takes a look at the very attractive Donald MacLeod composed piobaireachd Queen Elizabeth II’s Salute. As Pipe Major of the Scottish Power Pipe Band Chris recently performed this piece to great effect at the Pipes of Peace pipe band concert with full band.
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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.