Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method Book & DVD

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Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method Book & DVD

This fast-track approach to piping starts at the very beginning and guides you through 10 tunes, including Blue Bells of Scotland, Auld Lang Syne, Amazing Grace, and Scotland the Brave. The method focuses on melody and tempo, with simplified embellishments. The theory is that mastering these will lay a solid groundwork from which the piper can add the more complex embellishments. Professional instructor Ron Bowen demonstrates the exercises and tunes on the video. By Ron Bowen and Sarajane Trier. 48 pages. DVD approximately 60 min.

Book Topics Include:

  • The Practice Chanter
  • The Great Highland Bagpipe Scale
  • Bagpipe Notation
  • Proper Technique
  • Grace-Noting
  • Embellishments
  • Playing & Practice Tips
  • Traditional Bagpipe Tunes
  • Buying a Bagpipe

Tunes: Blue Bells of Scotland, Star of the County Down, Auld Lang Syne, Lt. Mark Weigel, Amazing Grace, Scots Wha Ha'e, Robin Adair, Nashotah Road, Will Ye No Come Back Again?, Scotland the Brave.

Bagpipe tutor, by Ron Bowen and Sarajane Trier. Instruction with emphasis on timing and tunes. Includes Scotland the Brave, Amazing Grace, and 8 others. Black and white, 38 pages.
No DVD. Now includes access to online videos for download or streaming using a unique code inside the book