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Haughs of Cromdale - Second Part (Tune Building)


Sheet Music:

Haughs of Cromdale - Fully Embellished

Haughs of Cromdale - Simplified

Okay here comes part two of fun 2/4 march.

How to use Tune Building Posts: Below, you'll see various 'practice pods' that loop automatically, so you can practice along and develop the tune properly. For the full story on the Tune Building Process, click here.

Bar 1:

Watch out for those Low A sounds in you Grip! -'But Andrew there aren't any in a Grip' - Exactly, get you pinkey down in time and keep your pinkey down until you are back on E.

Bar 2:

Make sure that High G Doubling is nice and clean and you are right on the click of the metronome.

Phrase 1:

Those even rhythms in bar 2 must be all equal in size.

Bar 3:

Lots of D Throws here, keep them consistent and start them all on the beat.

Bar 4:

Same rhythm as bar 3.

Phrase 2:

Let's put this together make sure you don't fall behind the beat with your technique.

Line 1:

Zone in on the beat and great contrast between ALAP's and ASAP's and the even rhythms.

Phrase 3:

Recycled Material: We've seen this material before, earlier in the tune! So, there's no need to learn this bit again (as long as you did a good job the first time around!)

Same as first phrase

Ending Phrase:

Don't be early or late to the High A of the repeat.

Line 2:

Whole Part (1st Time):

Zone in on the click and keep your technique in line with the groove.


Andrew Douglas Andrew is a prolific practitioner of the bagpipe, having been active at the highest level of pipe bands, solo competition, teaching, and creative endeavors for the past 20 years. He's also the founder and creator of Dojo U and of PipersDojo.com