Bagpipes For Beginners Book

Bagpipes For Beginners Book

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This book was designed to teach your to play the Great Highland Bagpipe of Scotland. 

You will learn to read notes and rhythm so that you can produce your own music.  The book is based around the tunes of "The Massed Bands".  These are the tunes that bagpipers have in common around the World.  There is also enough music in this book to play any kind of event.  

It's available in hard copy with a full digital package that includes .mp3's for each of the tunes and exercises.  

Here is what this book contains:

The Lessons
Lesson 1 Holding the Chanter
Lesson 2 Reading Music
Lesson 3 Adding Your Feet
Lesson 4 Blowing the Practice Chanter
Lesson 5 What's a Crossing Noise
Lesson 6 Rhythm and Meter
Lesson 7 The GDE Grace Notes
Lesson 8 Playing Grace Notes Between Intervals
Lesson 9 Scots Wha Hae
Lesson 10 Amazing Grace
Lesson 11 The Blue Bells of Scotland
Lesson 12 Bonnie Prince Charlie (Will Ye No Come Back Again) 
Lesson 13 Johnnie Scobie (A No Awa Te Bide Awa)
Lesson 14 Scotland the Brave
  Tools to Improve Technique
More Taorluaths
The Taorluath Tune
Ornament Worksheet
Exercises for Control
Tunes In This Book
A Mighty Fortress
A No Awa Te Bide Awa
All the Way to Galaway
Amanda's Green Smoothie
Amazing Grace
Anchors Away  (Navy)
Angels We Have Heard on High
Auld Lang Syne
Back to Donegal
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Bonnie Dundee
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Brown Haird Maiden
Caissons Go Rolling Along (Army)
Captain Horn
Daniel's Lament
Danny Boy
Emily's March
Evelyn's Scale Strathspey
Foster's Garden
Garry Owen
George Roy's March
God Bless America
Going Home
High Road to Gairloch
Highland Laddie
I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy
Johnnie Scobie
Kelly, The Boy from Killane
Let Erin Remember
Lincoln Banks Concern
Lord Eric's Return to Efrat
Loudon's Bonnie Woods & Braes
Mac Pic's Reel
Maggies Lament
Off We Go  (Air Force)
Over There
Patty's Jigity Jig
Rab's Wedding in Jig Form
Roy T's Hornpipe
Ryan's March
Scotland the Brave
Scots Wha Hae
Semper Paratus  (Coast Guard)
The Barren Rocks of Aden
The Blue Bells of Scotland
The Company's Lament
The Crusader's March
The Devil Among The Tailors
The Duke of Gordon in Jig Time
The Glendaurel Highlanders
The Green Hills of Tyrol
The Irish Washerwoman
The Jolly Beggerman
The Lady in the Bottle 
The Marines Hymn
The Minstrel Boy
The Parting Glass
The Pikeman's March
The Pipe Major's Lament
The Rowan Tree
The Scots Guard's March Through Jerusalem
The Taorluath Tune 
The Wearing of the Green
The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Thomas Ryans Jig
Tim's Mushrooms
Trumpet Voluntary for Bagpipe
Twenty Men From Dublin Town
When the Battle's Over
Will Ye No Come Back Again
Willian's Hornpipe
You're a Grand Old Flag