“I Can’t Get My Bass Drone in Tune.”
Tuning a bass drone can be troubling indeed for many new pipers. You may be at a point where you are able to “lock in” your tenor drones quite well, but you always seem to take a long time with the bass. You spend a ridiculous amount of time trying to get it “right,” making you want to toss your pipes into the fire. Don’t do that. It’s going to be OK.
Here I discuss some of the great subtle techniques that Jack Lee taught me when it comes to rhythmic situations like we see here in the 4th part. I'll show you what I used to do, and what I do now instead when it comes to delivering this tunes "payout."
In this class Bruce looks at a strong melodic tune Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarberts Fancy. Dive into this fantastic tune with the second Variation and Doubling.
Here is the USA's MacMillan Pipe Band taking the field in their Grade 2 qualifying heat at the 2017 Worlds. A strong performance for the band on this outing, which just left them shy of qualifying in eighth place in a formidable heat.