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- Wed 19 June 2013
- 12:00 pm BST
- Chris Armstrong
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 1, Light Music
6/8 marches are perhaps slightly overlooked in favour of their 2/4 brother but in this lesson Chris Armstrong talks us through the tunes Pipe Major G. S. MacLenan Prize, Jim Ritchie’s March and Alasdair MacKenzie.
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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.