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Alex Duthart Book 1 - The Maestro

 

Alex Duthart Book 1 - The Maestro

 

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Alex Duthart Book 1 - The Maestro by Alex Duthart is a unique collection of essential rudimentary exercises and guidance notes designed to progress the development of pipe band snare drummers accompanied by a legacy of familiar drum scores which have defined modern day pipe band drumming and influenced generations of drummers. Much of the book's content is performed at the highest levels of pipe band competition today and Alex Duthart's classics remain internationally recognised as the staple components in the repertoires of the world's best pipe band drummers.

 

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Alex Duthart Book 2 - The Alex Duthart Book

 

Alex Duthart Book 2 - The Alex Duthart Book

 

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Alex Duthart Book 2 - The Alex Duthart Book is the second book of pipe band drums scores by the legendary Alex Duthart. The book contains no less than forty of Alex's well known compositions for the snare drum as accompaniment to a wide variety of popular pipe band tunes across the full range of time signatures. The Alex Duthart Book has more than passed the test of time and is part of the library of most top pipe band snare drummers. A must-own title for every pipe band snare drummer striving for success.

 

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Arranged by Craig Muirhead (Book)

 

Arranged by Craig Muirhead (Book)

 

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Arranged by Craig Muirhead is new book of modern and classic hit songs transposed for the bagpipe to perform alongside other instruments in B♭. Includes Best Song Ever, Budapest, Cheerleader, Dancing Queen, Drinking from the Bottle, Hold my Hand, Human, I Gotta Feeling, I'm a Believer, I Need Your Love, Imagine, Let it Go, Little Things, Living on a Prayer, Locked Out of Heaven, Looked so Perfect, Love Me Like You Do, Midnight Memories, Mr. Brightside, Nobody to Love, Not Letting Go, Pompeii, Rehab, Run, Sex on Fire, Someone I Used to Know, Something I Need, Stay With Me, Summer, Sweet Caroline, Sweet Child o' Mine, Simply the Best, Thinking Out Loud, Wonderwall and Wrecking Ball.

 
 

 

Bagpipe Tutor Volume 1 by Robert Wallace (Book)

 

Bagpipe Tutor Volume 1 by Robert Wallace (Book)

 

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Bagpipe Tutor Volume 1 by Robert Wallace is a concise yet comprehensive piping tutor book that takes the complete beginner through all the instruction and movements necessary to become a top class piper. Each of the 20 lessons concentrates on a different aspect of bagpipe fingeringwork, with exercises designed to improve dexterity and to develop technique, with suggested metronome timings for their practice. The first tune you will learn is Amazing Grace, the well-known hymn. Some students may be able to play the tune accurately after only a few week diligent study of this manual. Each lesson has either a sound or video file to accompany it - so you can actually see or hear how to make the movements, not just read about them.

 

 

Bagpipe Tutor Volume 2 by Robert Wallace (Book)

 

Bagpipe Tutor Volume 2 by Robert Wallace (Book)

 

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Bagpipe Tutor Volume 2 by Robert Wallace is a concise yet comprehensive piping tutor book that takes the complete beginner through all the instruction and movements necessary to become a top class piper. In this natural progression from Volume 1, you will learn a 6/8 march, Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes and Jigs, including your first competition March, Strathspey and Reel set. Each lesson has either a sound or video file to accompany it - so you can actually see or hear how to make the movements, not just read about them.

 
 

 

Bagpipe Tutor Volume 3 by Robert Wallace (Book)

 

Bagpipe Tutor Volume 3 by Robert Wallace (Book)

 

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Bagpipe Tutor Volume 3 by Robert Wallace is a concise yet comprehensive piping tutor book that takes the complete beginner through all the instruction and movements necessary to become a top class piper. In this natural progression from Volume 2, you will be introduced to the classical music of the bagpipe, Piobaireachd. Volume 3 consists of 20 concise yet comprehensive lessons, and on completion you will know all the technique needed for the successful delivery of this music. Four complete Ceol Mor tunes are included; The Wee Spree, Clan Campbell’s Gathering, The Boat Tune and Duncan MacRae of Kintail’s Lament. The book is structured in such a way that each piece of new technique is incorporated in the tune that follows, putting the movement, be it a throw to E or F, or perhaps the Crunluath, into its relevant musical context.

There is also a short introduction to Canntaireachd (mouth music), plus information on tune construction, pentatonic scales and piping history. Each lesson has either a sound or video file to accompany it - so you can actually see or hear how to make the movements, not just read about them.

 

 

The Call to the Gathering (Book)

 

The Call to the Gathering (Book)

 

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The Call to the Gathering by Don Bradford is a jam-packed collection of over ninety modern classics composed for the Great Highland Bagpipe with pipe bands being the primary benefactor. Don's music has been the mainstay of many world championship-winning pipe band performances and is often a first pick in the medleys and concert pieces of many top Grade 1 pipe bands. Includes the world famous suites The Call to the Gathering and The Calm Before the Storm.

 
 

 

Ryan Canning Book 2 - The Blockbuster (Book)

 

Ryan Canning Book 2 - The Blockbuster

 

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The Blockbuster is the long-anticipated second book of music for the bagpipe by the world famous composer Ryan Canning. Having cut his teeth as the writer of numerous inspirational world championship-winning pieces in his first book The Full Monty, The Blockbuster picks up Ryan's musical journey where it left off with this volume of new contemporary tunes which are already making their mark with the Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band.

 

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Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 1 (eBook)

 

Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 1 (eBook)

 

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The perfect start for any pipe band side drummer. Whether you are an absolute beginner, an intermediate player trying to improve the basics, or a drummer with a different background dabbling in Scottish drumming for the first time, this 65 page eBook and 43 track MP3 accompaniment outlines pipe band snare drumming from the very basics of learning how to hold the sticks, understanding basic theory, developing basic rhythms, mastering the essential rudiments and learning your first drum settings.

 

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Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 2 (eBook)

 

Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 2 (eBook)  

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James Laughlin's Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 2 eBook with MP3 accompaniment is now here. Many of you may already have a copy of the popular 'Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volume 1', where we focussed on the essential foundations of good drumming skills. Volume 2 is geared towards the more advanced drummer who wants to improve, develop and hone their drumming skills.

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Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volumes 1 & 2 - The Collection (eBook)

 

Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volumes 1 & 2 - The Collection (eBook)  

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Do you want to challenge yourself and take your drumming to the next level? Together, this eBook with MP3 accompaniment works as a powerful tool of self-improvement to help you discover the talent within. The Guide to Pipe Band Drumming Volumes 1 & 2 - The Collection features all of the content of Volume 1 and Volume 2 at a discounted price of $43.99 USD. A great way to improve your drumming skills and learn drum scores at home.

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The Grade 4 Drum Score Collection (eBook)

 

The Grade 4 Drum Score Collection (eBook)

 

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World champion snare drummer and professional drumming instructor James Laughlin has composed pipe band snare drum scores for 64 of the most popular Grade 4 pipe band marches. James has created the worlds largest library of drum scores for pipe band marches that can be played by almost any pipe band snare drummer who possesses the fundamentals of drumming. This eBook with MP3 accompaniment is a great way to build your repertoire of drum scores to famous pipe band tunes.

 

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In Your Hands (Book)

 

In Your Hands (Book)

 

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In Your Hands by world champion snare drummers David Henderson and David Ross takes you on a comprehensive step-by-step journey through the essential rudiments and exercises of pipe band snare drumming. As well as being a manual for self-tuition, this tutor book is designed to be used by instructors as a teaching resource, outlining the structure and execution of the rudiments and exercises covered. At the core of the book, technique and musical understanding is fundamental and on completion, the learner will have a solid understanding of rudiments and exercises as well as a repertoire of drum scores that will allow them to play at a competitive standard. This tutor book is suitable for candidates studying pipe band snare drumming as the practical element for music examinations. Much of the repertoire contained in this book will be of sufficient standard to be used across several examination standards. Along with practice and dedication to your drumming, In Your Hands will ensure you are on the right path to becoming an accomplished pipe band snare drummer.

 


 

James Laughlin's Grade 1 & 2 Pipe Band Drum Scores (eBook)

 

James Laughlin's Grade 1 & 2 Pipe Band Drum Scores (eBook)

 

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World champion snare drummer and professional drumming instructor James Laughlin has published a collection of pipe band snare drum compositions for Grade 1 and Grade 2 level. This eBook features over fifty scores including Marches, Hornpipes, Jigs, Strathspeys and Reels with MP3 accompaniment of the scores performed by James himself. A great way to challenge your boundaries and expand your repertoire of famous pipe band tunes performed at the very highest level of competition.

 

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Philharmonic (Book)

 

Philharmonic (Book)

 

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Murray Blair's bagpipe music book Philharmonic is a collection of contemporary arrangements which includes many tunes that have been made popular by the Victoria Police Pipe Band and other world championship-winning pipe bands. Including contributions from pipers Ian Lyons, Brian Niven and Brian Lamond, Philharmonic is a book full of music you will love to play.

 


 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 1 - Marking Time (Book)

 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 1 - Marking Time (Book)

 

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Marking Time is the first publication of Pipe Major Robert Mathieson. With a catalogue of compositions to his name, Robert's first book was always going to be a success. The book includes compositions that have become reliable favourites in the pipe band scene at every level. Much of the music contained in the book can be heard on From Celtic Roots by Polkemmet Grorud Pipe Band and also influenced Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band in Robert's early days in charge of the band.

 

 


 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 2 - About Time Two (Book)

 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 2 - About Time Two (Book)

 

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About Time Two by Pipe Major Robert Mathieson brings a new treasure trove of original compositions to the Great Highland Bagpipe and other Scottish music idioms. Much of the music in this book can be heard on Robert's Ebb-Tide album, while many of Robert's own compositions that helped to bring championship after championship to Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band during his reign as Pipe Major also feature. This book contains 50 traditional and contemporary pieces.

 

 


 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 3 - Taking Notes (Book)

 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 3 - Taking Notes (Book)

 

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Pipe Major Robert Mathieson has proved the sky's the limit with the release of his third collection of his music. As you would now come to expect, this book contains music that has embedded itself into the competition performances of Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band, as well as a number of new compositions from other talented pipers.

 

 


 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 4 - The Fourth Title (Book)

 

Pipe Major Robert Mathieson Book 4 - The Fourth Title (Book)

 

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The Fourth Title takes Pipe Major Robert Mathieson's composing for the bagpipe into its third decade. The music in Robert's fourth collection retains the strong melodic and rhythmic signatures that have set him apart as not only an innovator, but as a major influence upon other composers in the contemporary piping idiom. As ever, The Fourth Title contains many modern classics that are now forever embedded into Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band's major championship-winning performances.

 


 

QuickStart Pipe Band Snare Drumming (Book)

 

QuickStart Pipe Band Snare Drumming (Book)

 

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QuickStart by Dean Hall is an introduction to pipe band snare drumming aimed at the would-be-drummer. Once you have completed this book, you will have learnt the correct way to hold the drum sticks, be amazed at how many different sounds and rhythms that can be played, be exposed to introductory drumming rudiments and notation and finally, experience the thrill of playing your first pipe band march tune. This book has received great reviews from leading pipe band drummers and adjudicators alike.

 


 

Red Hot Chilli Pipers Live at the Lake 2014 DVD

 

 

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The incredible rock band led by the power of Scottish bagpipes. The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will leave you breathless. In an explosive evening of entertainment, lose yourself in the incredible performance, the astounding music and the dazzling stage show. The hottest show on earth captured in one unforgettable evening by the shores of Lake Michigan at Milwaukee Irish Festival 2014. Modern classics and rock anthems with the adrenaline rush that is the Great Highland Bagpipe. All of our copies of the DVD have been personally signed by the performers, making this a must own collector's item for all true Chilli fans. Available in both PAL (UK, Europe and Asia) and NTSC (Canada and USA) region formats.

 

 

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Something Old, Something New (Book)

 

Something Old, Something New (Book)

 

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Something Old, Something New by world championship-winning leading drummers Tom and Gordon Brown has become a highly coveted volume of pipe band music in book collections around the world. Making a long-awaited return after a period of being out of print, the revised 2015 edition takes advantage of the latest technology to produce easier-to-read scores that correctly reflect today’s drumming grammar. Featuring many of Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band's signature tunes, Something Old, Something New is a book no pipe band drummer should be without.

 

 

TyFry Interactive Real Time Learning Package

 

TyFry Interactive Real Time Learning Package

 

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Featuring world championship-winning tenor drummer Tyler Fry, 'The Essential Foundations' TyFry Interactive Real Time Learning Package shares the tenor drumming rhythmical and visual rudiments that helped him win 3 World Bass Section Championships in a real time 'home workshop'. The package includes a PC CD ROM and multi-region DVD.

 


 

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