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"Bubbly Note" / Darado

"Bubbly Note" / Darado


This is a four step "Low G Oriented" embellishment found occasionally in light music tunes, and regularly in Piobaireachd.

The Steps


  • This is a Low G Oriented embellishment, that should produce a low, "bubbly" sound when executed properly.
  • The movement should produce four even "sounds" or "syllables."
  • While most commonly heard from C and B, you can also play a bubbly from Low A and Low G (if Low G, omit step 1).


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