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Stumpie (2pt Strathspey) - #01 [Vintage]

Stumpie (2pt Strathspey) - #01 [Vintage]


Course Name: Repertoire Expansion
Class Name: Stumpie (2 parted Strathspey)
Class Instructor: Carl Donley
Date of Original Live Class: April 3rd, 2012 at 6:30pm

Description: This class covered the basics of strathspey playing, ASAP and ALAP, and pulsing in a strathspey. We learned the short 2 parted traditional strathspey Stumpie. It was an influential tune that led to the more famous march Highland Wedding. We also talked about lengthening beat 1 and 3 and shortening beats 2 and 4 also known as a Strong weak Strong weak expression pattern.

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Carl Donley Carl Donley is professional piper who hails originally from Chicago. He has been playing for over 20 years and has taken numerous prizes in solos throughout his rise to the professional grade. Carl got his pipe band start with the Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders in south Florida, and also played in the Grade 2 Chicago Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band during high school, before joining The Oran Mor Pipe Band in 2008. In addition to playing in Oran Mor, Carl was the Pipe Major of The Iona College Pipe Band during his four years at Iona College. He is now the Chief Operating Officer at the Piper's Dojo.