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Tune of the Week

Wings - First Part (Tune Building)

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Wings: a classic 4/4 march that goes great in any classic march set. Let's build up the 1st part together.

Articles of the Week

Beginner's Corner

Today's Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Crossing Noises in Dot Cut Cut Dot Rhythms

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So there's a few super common Dot Cut Cut Dot Rhythms that show up in piping and they happy to be a harbor for crossing noises.  Let's flush them out with this exercise.

 

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PREMIUM CONTENT

Caties Lullaby (with Bruce Gandy)

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Written for a new father for to sing to his daugther, this tune is an excellent slow air.

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Practicing Slowly

Mark Olson 0
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Perhaps you’ve been to a live performance and have noted how relaxed and fluid the piper sounds. His or her finger work is spot on; each embellishment is crisp and even. You think to yourself, “I can do that!” Inspired by such a performance, you rush home, fire up the pipes, try to push the tempo, and the death grip sets in. You are anything but relaxed and your fingerwork becomes sloppy.

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