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- Tue 11 November 2014
- 1:00 pm BST
- John Mulhearn
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 5, Light Music
Wings is truly a pipe band classic. Originally a German tune adapted to the pipes in the 19th century, it has become a staple of almost every pipe bands repertoire. Our focus in the lesson is on clean fingering and steady timing, having removed much of the trickier technique.
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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.