Advanced Bagpipe Tutorials
Learn how to improve your execution, clarity and technique with Bill's Advanced Bagpipe Tutorials In Three Sections – Light Music, Maintenance and Piobaireachd
The Advanced Bagpipe Tutorial is suited for pipers who wish to progress there piping ability beyond those of a beginner piper. The Advanced Bagpipe Tutorial is presented as a PDF Manual with hyperlinks to Video and Audio files, this makes the tutorials Interactive. This means that where it is appropriate, Bill uses video and audio clips to explain, demonstrate or clarify relevant points.
The Advanced Comprehensive Guide Tutorial consists of 3 sections.
- The Light Music Section - Bill guides you from playing simpler tunes through to the competition type tunes. Technique, expression, rhythms, and clarity of execution are explained and broken down in sections where necessary.
- Bagpipe Maintenance and Sound - In this bagpipe tutorial Bill teaches you how to achieve a pleasant vibrant/rich tone through a well balanced scale and good steady harmonic blend from finely set drones.
- The Piobaireachd Section - In this bagpipe tutorial Bill deals with how to execute correct strong technique, broken down in sections and as played in Piobaireachd, including timing, variations, relevant extracts, categories, structures, phrasing, how to interpret the written scores, guidelines and extra Piobaireachd tutorials.
Bill's Lesson Instruction Method
The tutorial is presented as a 97 page PDF Manual with hyperlinks to Video and Audio files, this makes the tutorial Interactive. Bill uses video and audio lessons to explain, demonstrate or clarify certain things. The text with illustrations, and music, accompanied by demonstrations on USB (Flash Drive), endeavour to leave as little as possible to the imagination.
Exercises on technique etc., are numerous, but interspersed with simpler tunes relative to the advanced tunes to make sure of certain basics. The interactive bagpipe lesson demonstrations are in audio and video, often broken down and as played for good clarity. Teachers, naturally, can have flexibility with tune selections.
The Advanced Bagpipe Tutorials includes the following:
- Total of 97 pages, with hyperlinks to relevant video and audio links.
- 12 Videos covering relevant basic technique methodically and as played where necessary.
- Music Videos
- 20 Videos on Piobaireachd embellishments, variations etc.
- 18 Videos covering various aspects of bagpipe maintenance.
- 14 Audio tracks covering various popular tunes in fine detail.
- Many audio tracks of extra tunes. Plus two large folders of extra audio tunes, some with scores.
- Many audio tracks covering various aspects of bagpipe maintenance.
- Many audio tracks on piobaireachd embellishments, guidelines etc.
- 5 Full piobaireachd performance audio tutorials with transcribed music.
- ... and much more!!!