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Your Ear You Must Use! - #10 [Vintage]

Your Ear You Must Use! - #10 [Vintage]


Course Name: Technique Development
Class Name: Your Ear You Must Use
Class Instructor: Marc Dubois (Tuning Yoda)
Date of Original Live Class: April 18th, 2012 at 6:30pm

Description: In this class the yoda of bagpipe tuning offers tips to recognize the difference between sharp and flat and how to use the sound created to decide on which direction to tune. We talk briefly about the column of air produced by the pipe and the beatings or waves created when two tones come together. We also get into tune up routine and troubleshooting tonal anomalies through maintenance, consistently striking in/blowing and calibration of drone reeds.

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Marc Dubois Marc is an experienced pipe band leader and bagpipe judge from the Northeast USA. He spent many years with the Oran Mor Pipe Band as a piper and as a bass drummer, and thus has a extensive background on the topic of pipe band ensemble. He's currently the Pipe Major of the Schenectady Pipe Band.