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Performance Critiques - Solo 2/4 Marches - #11 [Vintage]

Performance Critiques - Solo 2/4 Marches - #11 [Vintage]


Course Name: Performance Critiques
Class Name: Solo 2/4 Marches
Class Instructor: Carl Donley
Date of Original Live Class: April 19th, 2012 at 5:30pm

Description: This class features three different student preformances of 2/4 marches: Leaving Glenurquhart, Captain Norman Orr Euing, The Siege of Delhi. This class covers the concept of pulsing the down beat in a 2/4 competition march. In Captain Norman we talked about integrating a light d-throw into the tune and working on playing the steps. Lastly we hear a Hornpipe/Jig - Western Thunder and Braes of Melinish - and discuss the merits of even playing and of pulsing the downbeats.

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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.