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Self Tuition Books


College of Piping Vol. 1

CODE: B-001

35.95
The college of piping Volume 1. This is by far one of the best selling bagpipe tuition books. It has been the starting point for a lot of today's great pipers. This book comes with a cd help you learn. There are 3 books in this series to teach you how to play the bagpipe. You should start with book one, and move up from there. As an option, this book is available in French, however the French edition does not come with a cd.

College of Piping Vol. 2

CODE: B-003

35.95
The college of piping Volume 2. This book is a continuation on book one. The book comes with a DVD. This book features a lot of information on bagpipe maintenance and it is fairly comprehensive. Learn how to tune your bagpipe, handle reeds, tie in a bag and how strike in your pipes and much more. This is a book that beginner and advanced pipers will benefit from.

College of Piping Vol. 3

CODE: B-004

35.95
The college of piping Volume 3. This book is a continuation on books 1 and 2. The book comes with a CD. This book is a continuation on playing techniques from book 1. This book introduces the concepts of strathspeys, reel, hornpipes, and jigs. It is a good book to have at any level as it focuses on the fundamentals of tune structure.

Complete Guide to Bagpipe Reeds

CODE: B-139

29.95
Complete Guide to Highland Bagpipe Reeds - by Chris Apps. This book is a complete guide to working with reeds for the highland bagpipe. This book will teach you how to deal with ridge cut reeds, flat cut reeds, drone reeds, and practice chanter reeds. There is also information on setting up and maintaining your bagpipe for optimum results. A reed mandrel can also be purchased for working with reeds.

General Principles of Piobaireachd

CODE: B-065

49.95
General Principles of Piobaireachd - A Guide to Interpretation by Andrew Wright.

Logan's Tutor

CODE: B-007

19.95
Logan's Tutor for the Highland Bagpipe - A tutor for learning the Great Highland Bagpipe. This book contains information on getting started, as well as a great selection of tunes to play.

Piobaireachd Fingerwork

CODE: B-199

45.00
Piobaireachd Fingerwork by Jim McGillivray - This tutor is intended to help pipers find their way through the captivating world of Piobaireachd. A leading... More

Pipe Majors Handbook

CODE: B-037

24.95
Pipe Majors Handbook - This book is essential to not only pipe majors, but also pipers that want to learn more about the instrument and setting up a band. The information covers everything from tuning the drones, to explaining how the sound of the bagpipes works.

Rythmic Fingerwork

CODE: B-126

45.00
Rhythmic Fingerwork - This book is by Jim McGillivray. It is a great book of exercises for people who want to work on their technique. Pipers from experienced beginners through intermediate and advanced levels will find these 141 exercises, clear explanations and demonstration CD a boon to their musicianship.

Shepherd Bagpipe Tutor

CODE: B-008

22.98
Learn to Play the Bagpipe Tutor - by R.T. Shepherd. This is a new concept in tuition for the practice chanter, devised by Pipe Major R.T. Shepherd. It contains precise photographs showing all finger positions; time counting exercises; detailed descriptions in playing marches, strathspeys and reels; theory and 12 carefully chosen tunes. This is for the beginner who has no access to a teacher. There is a cd that goes along with this book, or the book can be purchased separately.
     
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