This wonderful class on tuning and troubleshooting sound issues start a little abruptly but get to the heart of tuning issues. Many of the most common issues are presented and answer suggested! A must see if you aren't 100% happy with your sound!
Bruce shares his bagpipe set-up tips and how to make sure your bagpipe is working at its best at all times. Cane drone reeds vs. synthetic? Picking chanter reeds? Hide bags vs. synthetic zip? Bruce covers a range of helpful information! Date of Original Live Class: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 7:00pm Course Name: Special
In this class, we finish off the bagpipe tree of sound by looking at the ins and outs of tuning. Date of Original Live Class: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 7:30am Course Name: Technique Development Class Name: Tuning Overview Class Instructor: Andrew Douglas Access This Class Recording:
Rob reviewed some of his major trade secrets and tips for setting up and getting a great drone sound. From practicing drone tuning to on the day set up, spare reeds, and a fool proof method for getting the best sound.
In this class, Rob gives us a grand tour of all of the essential components, tips, and strategies for producing a great bagpipe sound. Quite a bit of time is spent discussing cane drone reeds at the tail end of the class.
In this session we take a look at drone and chanter reeds. What, when, and where do we adjust these reeds for optimal performance? We end the class by discussing tuning up and playing during the St. Partick's Day cold-weather season.
In this class we cover everything you need to know to be able to tune your chanter. We start with a quick review of the basics: maintenance, drone reed efficiency, and chanter reed selection. From there we get into the nuts and bolts of tuning you chanter reed; how to approach the tuning, how to balance the chanter, fine tune notes, and manipulate reeds to achieve maximum tonal quality and to achieve beautiful intonation.