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Uilleann Pipes Basics Lessons

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Introduction to Uilleann Pipes

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 1

In this lesson, Tom will introduce the uilleann pipes.


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Mary Had a Little Lamb

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 2

Tom will use the notes demonstrated in the last lesson to play the simple tune ‘Mary Had a Little Lam…


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Technique

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 3

Tom will introduce some further notes on the chanter.


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Happy Birthday

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 4

Tom will teach the very useful tune ‘Happy Birthday’ on the pipes.


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Britches Full of Stiches

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 5

Today Tom will be teaching a simple Irish polka called ‘Britches Full of Stitches’.


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The Scale of D Major

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 6

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

He will demonstrate how to play the scale in an ‘open’ style and a ‘closed’ style.<...


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The Dawning of the Day

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 7

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Join Tom as he plays and teaches the well known Song Air ‘The Dawning of the Day’.

Polka

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John Brosnan’s

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 8

  • Level 1
  • Melody

In this lesson, Tom will teach another well known Irish tune called ‘John Brosnan’s

Polka

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Gander In The Pratie Hole

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 9

  • D Mixolydian
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom teaches the traditional tune ‘The Gander in the Pratie Hole’

Jig

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Jim Ward’s Jig

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 10

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Join Tom as he teaches Jimmy Ward’s Jig.

Jig

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The South Wind

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 11

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom will teach and demonstrate how to play vibrato on long notes.

Waltz

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The Kerry Polka

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 12

  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom will use the tune ‘The Kerry Polka’ to teach an demonstrate ‘popping’

Polka

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Frahers

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 13

  • D Mixolydian
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Join Tom as he teaches another piping classic ‘Fraher’s Jig’.

Jig

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Off To California

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 14

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

n this lesson, Tom will teach a Hornpipe on the pipes called ‘Off to California

Hornpipe

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The Boys Of Bluehill

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 15

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom will teach a popular session tune called ‘The Boys of Bluehill.

Hornpipe

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Rolling In The Ryegrass

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 16

  • D Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom will teach the first Reel in this course

Reel

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The Heathery Breeze

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 17

  • G Major
  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom will use the well known reel ‘The Heathery Breeze’ to introduce the ornament

Reel

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Instrument Maintenance

Uilleann Pipes Basics Lesson 18

  • Level 1
  • Melody

Tom discusses various tips and tricks on how to maintain your pipe


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