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Lament for the Old Sword Variations [Vintage]

Lament for the Old Sword Variations [Vintage]


In this class we discuss the variations of Lament for the Old Sword, covering any new technique, and focusing on phrase construction and timing through the later variations of a piobaireachd. A great introduction to the finer points of musical playing in full piobaireachds!

Date of Original Live Class: Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 8:30 pm
Course Name: Technique Development
Class Name: Lament for the Old Sword Variations
Class Instructor: Eric Ouellette

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Eric Ouellette Eric has been competing internationally at the professional level since age 16. A brief list of accomplishments include: first place in piobaireachd at both the George Sherriff invitational in Ontario (2003) and the Nicol Brown invitational (2004), 3rd in the MacGregor Memorial in Oban (2005), 3rd in the US silver medal at Kansas City (2006), 1st in the B piobaireachd at Perth (2013 and 2014), 1st in the open marches at Perth (2013), 1st in the B strathspey and reel at Oban (2014), and countless other domestic prizes and aggregates, along with an appearance with the Oran Mor Pipe Band in the Grade 1 final at the Worlds (2011), and a first place showing with the Stuart Highlanders in grade 1 at Perth (2014).