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  • Daily Dose: Crossing Noises in Dot Cut Cut Dot Rhythms
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    So there's a few super common Dot Cut Cut Dot Rhythms that show up in piping and they happy to be a harbor for crossing noises.  Let's flush them out with this exercise.   Focus on Rhythmic Accuracy Without Basic Rhythm, no bagpipe melody could exist - but for us… Read more »
  • Workshop Replay: 6 Steps to Simplify Bagpipe Tuning
    Bagpipe tuning will always be a challenge (no matter what level of piper you are), but it should never be a struggle. Let's get together and work through the 6 key steps to developing and mastering the tuning process. Click Here to Access the slides used during the workshop. (99) Read more »
  • Daily Dose: Awkwardly Open...
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    Well, this is awkward! Can you control embellishments in your tune when they are played super open and controlled? Embellishments and Embellishment Steps Embellishments are rapid-fire groups of melody notes and grace notes that are used on a regular basis in bagpipe music. Embellishments are intended to make bagpipe music… Read more »
  • Daily Dose: Rolling in the G
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    Let's get rid of the dangerous rolling G crossing noise in today's Daily Dose! <span data-sheets-value="{"1":2,"2":"Scale Navigation and Avoiding Crossing Noises Bagpipers have to be able to go from note to note cleanly, with no unwanted sounds occurring during note changes. When we hear an unwanted sound during a note… Read more »
  • Daily Dose: Philip Glass' Crossing Noises
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    In today's Daily Does we will work on the A Major Arpeggio and it's potential Crossing Noises. <span data-sheets-value="{"1":2,"2":"Getting Great Quality Gracenotes Despite their slightly misleading name, gracenotes are not actually notes, but instead should be thought of as “infinitely small articulative events” that separate and/or articulate bagpipe melody notes.… Read more »
  • Daily Dose: Simplifying to Make It More Difficult?
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    Sometimes taking out some embellishments makes us realize we weren't playing the easy stuff right! Let's learn the basics of simplifying a difficult passage, and then do a little bit of work on our scale navigation! Scale Navigation and Avoiding Crossing Noises Bagpipers have to be able to go from… Read more »
  • Pipe Psych - Competitive Piping Performance Psychology - Live Class (with Dr Fiona McConnochie)
    Dr McConnochie follows up from a previous seminar on the psychology of performing at a high level and gives tips and tricks to helping get over the anxiety of performance. Join us for an interesting discussion!   (25) Read more »
  • Dojo U Live! Critiques Of Rory MacLeod (All parts)
    Dojo U Live! 2019.05.10 Dojo U is live with Critiques and an Open Q&A this morning! This week's challenging tune: Rory MacLeod! Visit DojoUniversity.com today and become a member! Posted by The Piper's Dojo on Friday, May 10, 2019 (19) Read more »
  • Workshop Replay: Make Your Bagpipes EASY
    It's time to get over the myth that your bagpipes should for some reason be hard to blow. Quite the contrary! We go through all the details in this great webinar. Click Here to Access the slides used during the workshop. (47) Read more »
  • Daily Dose: We've got the beat!
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    Today's Daily Dose focuses on rhythmic accuracy with different time signatures, so get your clapping shoes on! <span data-sheets-value="{"1":2,"2":"Focus on Rhythmic Accuracy Without Basic Rhythm, no bagpipe melody could exist - but for us the performer, it's not just about playing the rhythms - it's about having complete control over… Read more »

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