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A Sting in the Tail - All About Ties [Vintage]

A Sting in the Tail - All About Ties [Vintage]


In this class, we look at a classic Rob Mathieson tune from a famous Shotts and Dykehead medley. While it's a great tune to have under our belts, it's (perhaps more importantly) a training ground for handling ties and syncopation.

Date of Original Live Class: Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 7:30am
Course Name: Repertoire Expansion
Class Name: A Sting in the Tail - All About Ties
Class Instructor: Andrew Douglas

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Robert Mathieson Robert Mathieson was Pipe Major of the famous Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band from 1986 to 2010. During that time, he he led the band to 30 Major Competition Championships, including 5 world-titles. His renowned creativity, compositional prowess, and partnership with the great Jim Kilpatrick has earned him a repuation for being one of the world's foremost authorities on issues of ensemble, integration, and overall pipe band musical performance.