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    Ballochyle - Part 1 (with Carl Donley)

    Carl Donley 0
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    Continuing with a series of 6/8 Marches, Carl looks another tune that's perhaps less known but still an excellent tune! We continue to work on down beat pulsing and also orienting Grips and Taorluaths on or relative (fusion) to the down beat. Be sure to check out this great tune! Part 1

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    Why a Learning Bagpiper Should NOT Aim for Steady Blowing

    John Holcombe 0
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    Many who are reading this may consider that the title above is pure heresy, because, after all, we pipers have been consistently admonished to "blow steady"! Of course a bagpipe has to be blown steadily—it’s the essence of the instrument, right? Why would we not believe that blowing steady should be our primary objective when

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    Why a Learning Bagpiper Should NOT Aim for Steady Blowing

    John Holcombe 0
    15

    Many who are reading this may consider that the title above is pure heresy, because, after all, we pipers have been consistently admonished to "blow steady"! Of course a bagpipe has to be blown steadily—it’s the essence of the instrument, right? Why would we not believe that blowing steady should be our primary objective when

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        Many who are reading this may consider that the title above is pure heresy, because, after all, we pipers have been consistently admonished to "blow steady"! Of course a bagpipe has to be blown steadily—it’s the essence of the instrument, right? Why would we not believe that blowing steady should be our primary objective when