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- Wed 12 February 2014
- 3:00 pm BST
- John Mulhearn
- Lessons, PDQB / SCQF Exams, Technique, Theory, Tutorials for All
In this level the playing requirement moves from two-parted tunes to four parted tunes, combined with more knowledge of compound-time time signatures. For the full SCQF Level 5 syllabus look here.
For more information on the distinction between SCQF and PDQB levels look 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.