Positioning Your Bagpipes, ready to strike in and play
This bagpipe lesson is a brief description about positioning your bagpipes to be ready to strike in, tune as necessary and play.
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Some Comments About DressNote please positions of dress: head–dress slight incline right, or if straight not left; kilt height not too low (sadly both these are a very common faults today); kilt pin position not at foot of kilt; and hose, etc.
A helpful extract can be found at www.drummajors.net &ndash Drum Majors'
Basic Guide, Dress: Kilt: The recognized way to wear the kilt is to have it cutting the
center of the kneecap.
Personally, I prefer to have it just at the top of the kneecap. The kilt should hang level
all the way round.
Personally, I prefer to have it just at the top of the kneecap. The kilt should hang level all the way round.By Drum Major J. MacDonald formerly Drum Major of the Highlanders regiment.
In recital marching back and forth in a line counter march smoothly facing the audience each end. Avoid turning your back to an audience or judges.
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