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Top Hand (on the Chanter)

The "top hand" is typically one's left hand, and plays the notes E through High A on the pipe chanter and practice chanter. Example: if you hear the term "top hand work," that typically refers to the clarity of execution on the top hand. Example 2: If you heard the term "top hand sharpness," that would refer to the notes E through High A being sharp in pitch (out of tune).

Synonyms:
left hand