Tutor Book

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. 

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Section One

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Exercise 1.1 – The Scale

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Exercise 1.3 – Note Exercises

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Exercise 1.4 – Note Exercises

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Exercise 1.5 – Note Exercise

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Exercise 1.6 – Note Exercise

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Exercise 1.7 –  The G Gracenote Exercise

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Exercise 1.8 – Oh When the Saints!

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Exercise 1.9 – D Gracenotes

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Exercise 1.10 – E Gracenotes

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Exercise 1.11 – The Triplet  Exercise

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Exercise 1.12 – The High A (Thumb) Gracenote

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Exercise 1.13 – Throw on D Exercise (Light Version)

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Exercise 1.13 – Throw on D Exercise (Heavy Version)

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Exercise 1.14 – Throw on D Exercise (Light Version)

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Exercise 1.14 – Throw on D Exercise (Heavy Version)

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Scot’s Wha Hae – First Line

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Scot’s Wha Hae – Second Line

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Scot’s Wha Hae – Third Line

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Scot’s Wha Hae – Fourth Line

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Scot’s Wha Hae – Full Tune

Section Two

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.

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Exercise 2.1 – Strikes

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Exercise 2.2 – Strikes

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Exercise 2.3 – Gracenote Strikes

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Exercise 2.4 – Gracenote Strikes

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Exercise 2.5 High A Doublings

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Amazing Grace – First Line

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Amazing Grace – Second Line

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Amazing Grace – Third Line

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Amazing Grace – Fourth Line

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Amazing Grace – Full Tune

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Exercise 2.6 – The E Doubling

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Exercise 2.7 – The F Doubling

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Flower of Scotland –  Lines 1 & 2

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Flower of Scotland –  Lines 3 & 4

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Flower of Scotland –  Full Tune

Exercise 2.8 – The High G Doubling

Section Three

Below you will find the videos for the third and final section of the book. These will be available very soon!