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- Thu 17 July 2014
- 5:00 pm BST
- Margaret Dunn
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 2, Piobaireachd
This event in history dates back to 1452, when Donald Garbh MacIver plotted to seize the Earl of Ross. However, the plan was discoved and MacIver ended up inprisoned in Dingwall Castle by the Lord of the Isles’ followers. With the subsequent rescue of MacIver, by his men, and the abduction of the Earl of Ross’s relative (Alexander Ross) as a reprisal, a boodly battle was fought where hundreds lost their lives.
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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.