Bagpipes for Beginners | Robert Barrick | Skillshare
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5 Lessons (52m)
    • 1. An introduction and getting started

      19:10
    • 2. Lesson 2 - Gracenotes & Exercises

      15:24
    • 3. Lesson 3 - Learning Scots Wa hae

      9:13
    • 4. Lesson 4 - Additional Exercises

      5:09
    • 5. Lesson 5 - Circular Breathing for the Practice Chanter

      2:59

Project Description

Take the first step to play the Bagpipes!

The course is divided into five lessons. The first lesson covers buying a practice chanter, care of the chanter and reed, basic hand position, correct blowing pressure, and learning the scale. Lesson two covers exercises, gracenotes, and the movements needed to play the first tune. Lesson three covers learning the tune, "Scots Wa Hae". Lesson four has more exercices needed to develop fingering skills. Lesson five cover how to master circular breathing on the practice chanter.

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