Uilleann Pipes Technique

Over the course of twelve lessons, four tunes will be examined in detail. The first lesson in each set of three will introduce the tune with basic technique; this will be followed by a lesson looking at tune specific technique and variation; a basic approach to regulator and drone playing will then be given. The classes are not designed to increase repertoire but rather to focus on technical aspects of piping. Please note that the third lesson in each case study will also include some chanter exercises for those without drones and regulators.


Lessons

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The Hag at the Churn

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 1


D Mixolydian | Level 3 | Melody

Introduction to Piping Ornamentation and Technique

Jig

An Sean Duine (1)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 2


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

This lesson will teach the tune 'An Sean Duine.

Jig

An Sean Duine (2)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 3


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Piping Ornamentation

Jig

An Sean Duine (3)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 4


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Regulator Work

Jig

The Fall of Dunboy (1)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 5


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Melody and Phrasing

Set Dance

The Fall of Dunboy (2)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 6


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Piping Ornamentation

Set Dance

The Fall of Dunboy (3)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 7


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Regulator Work

Set Dance

The Braes of Busby (1)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 8


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Melody and Phrasing

Reel

The Braes of Busby (2)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 9


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Piping Ornamentation

Reel

The Braes of Busby (3)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 10


G Major | Level 3 | Melody

Regulator Work

Reel

Higgins (1)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 11


D Major | Level 3 | Melody

Melody and Phrasing

Hornpipe

Higgins (2)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 12


D Major | Level 3 | Melody

Piping Ornamentation

Hornpipe

Higgins (3)

Intermediate Uilleann Piping technique Lesson 13


D Major | Level 3 | Melody

Regulator Work

Hornpipe

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