Each video below corresponds to the exercise number in the ABS Bagpipe Tutor Book. These should be used to aid the learning of the exercises, but remember that accuracy must always be the priority over the speed you play at. Start slow and build each exercise up with practice.
All of the videos on this site are uploaded using the YouTube Platform, which embraces features allowing you to slow down videos, making it easier to play along with.
Exercise 1.1 – The Scale
Exercise 1.3 – Note Exercises
Exercise 1.4 – Note Exercises
Exercise 1.5 – Note Exercise
Exercise 1.6 – Note Exercise
Exercise 1.7 – The G Gracenote Exercise
Exercise 1.8 – Oh When the Saints!
Exercise 1.9 – D Gracenotes
Exercise 1.10 – E Gracenotes
Exercise 1.11 – The Triplet Exercise
Exercise 1.12 – The High A (Thumb) Gracenote
Exercise 1.13 – Throw on D Exercise (Light Version)
Exercise 1.13 – Throw on D Exercise (Heavy Version)
Exercise 1.14 – Throw on D Exercise (Light Version)
Exercise 1.14 – Throw on D Exercise (Heavy Version)
Scot’s Wha Hae – First Line
Scot’s Wha Hae – Second Line
Scot’s Wha Hae – Third Line
Scot’s Wha Hae – Fourth Line
Scot’s Wha Hae – Full Tune
Below you will find the videos for section two of the book. These will be available very soon! Remember the lessons we have learned in section one, and as always, the emphasis is on the accuracy rather than the speed.
Exercise 2.1 – Strikes
Exercise 2.2 – Strikes
Exercise 2.3 – Gracenote Strikes
Exercise 2.4 – Gracenote Strikes
Exercise 2.5 High A Doublings
Amazing Grace – First Line
Amazing Grace – Second Line
Amazing Grace – Third Line
Amazing Grace – Fourth Line
Amazing Grace – Full Tune
Exercise 2.6 – The E Doubling
Exercise 2.7 – The F Doubling
Flower of Scotland – Lines 1 & 2
Flower of Scotland – Lines 3 & 4
Flower of Scotland – Full Tune
Exercise 2.8 – The High G Doubling
Below you will find the videos for the third and final section of the book. These will be available very soon!