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- Mon 24 March 2014
- 8:00 pm BST
- Margaret Dunn
- Graded Lessons, Lesson Level, Lessons, Level 4, Light Music
Margaret takes a look at two two-parted reels arranged by Donald MacLeod. The first, MacKay from Skye can be found in Donald MacLeod Book 5 and is a dot cut style reel. The second, The Black Mill, can be found in Donald MacLeod’s book 6 and this reel can be played in a round style.
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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.