LESSON 10: UILLEANN PIPE C# & DOTS
Watch the video below to learn to play C# and then try the exercise below. Take your time and double check to make sure you are playing each note correctly before moving on to the next lesson.
Things to Remember:
C# Exercise 1
Close the chanter holes in between each note.
C#-B-A-G-F#-E-D & Dots
In music notation, Dots increases the duration of notes by half of its original value. This means that a note worth 1 beat becomes 1.5 beats or that a note worth of 2 beats becomes 3 beats like the example below.
Dots and vary commonly seen in music that is in 3/4 and 6/8. You will learn more about this in lessons to come.