Jimmy McIntosh, M.B.E., goes over the subtleties of this beautiful piobaireachd. Although a favorite among pipers, it is very challenging to bring out the music in this tune.
Jimmy McIntosh, M.B.E. goes over the fine points of this melodic and captivating short tune.
A lesson on one of the great short tunes from Jimmy McIntosh, M.B.E.
Scansion, or the pulse/accents used in piobaireachd playing is vital for expressing a tune musically. In this video, Jimmy McIntosh, M.B.E. explains what scansion is and how it is used in different time signatures in piobaireachd.
"The Wee Spree" is a popular tune, and for good reason. It has all the qualities of melody and rhythm that make it a favorite among pipers at all levels of proficiency.
In this video, Jimmy McIntosh, M.B.E. takes us through the tune and demonstrates two different ways to play the first variation.
Piobaireachd instruction from Jimmy McIntosh, M.B.E.
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Thank you for sharing this knowledge. I'm so glad you suggested that I look at this when we met in Williamsburg.
by Robert Delp 6 years ago
Thanks Jimmy. Looking forward to more videos. These have been a big help
by Daniel Emery 6 years ago
Many thanks Jimmy for taking the time for the wonderful teaching videos. I hope to see many more here.
by Wayne Holscott 7 years ago
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