Art of Uilleann Piping 2 DVD
Intermediate Guide to Uilleann Piping
Building on the technique and tunes from volume 1, Gay McKeon and Nollaig MacCárthaigh demonstrate more advanced techniques – such as triplets and crans; show you note by note the fingering and playing of 6 tunes, including jigs, reels and hornpipes. There is a section on the drones, how they function and how to tune them; a special section on slow air playing is also covered. Additional tunes are included to reinforce the techniques taught.
The video comes with an accompanying booklet containing notation of all the above tunes, notation of additional tunes and other useful information
Section 1: Triplets aca, GFE, the technique of popping and the jig “Down the Back Lane”.
Section 2: Further triplets and technique, and the hornpipe “The Plains of Boyle”.
Section 3: Slow air playing and the air “Eamonn an Chnoic”.
Section 4: The drones and the air “Cailín Deas Crúite na mBó”.
Section 5: The “e” cran and the reel “The Ash Plant”.
Section 6: The “d” cran and the jig “Se an Buí”.
Running Time: 80 Minutes