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Bagpipe expression is such a contentious topic - how long do you hold notes, how long to cut notes, when to play soft, when NOT to play soft, and this, and that, and the other thing. But, at its root, bagpipe expression deals with simulating DYNAMICS on our instrument that only has one volume - LOUD. Then, after basic, consistent dynamic fundamentals under our belt, we can explore what more personal expression might mean.
Download our free "Bagpipe Expression Handbook" - 2 fundamental steps you need to master 95% of the art of bagpipe expression. Hint! None of this involves hocus pocus, fairy dust, divine providence, or the bloodline of legendary pipers! Let's learn to do this the right way!