Let's just dig deep and make some nasty sounds today, to get to know our bagpipes better.
ALAP/ASAP - Maximizing Contrast in Dot-Cuts
“ALAP/ASAP” refers to the idea that dot-cut rhythms in bagpipe music should not be played exactly as written on the page, but instead should show maximum contrast in duration. To achieve this maximum contrast, the dotted note should be played “as long as possible” (ALAP), and the cut note should be played “as short as (musically) possible” (ASAP).
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