Teach Yourself Bagpipes by Lindsay Davidson - Intermediate Finger Exercises and RSPBA MAP Tunes

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Exercises for bands and individuals that are given in the MAP area of teachyourselfbagpipes.

This is a collection of the exercises given in this section of teach yourself. You can use these as you find your own areas of technique that you feel need strengthened.

These exercises are given with their midi files at two pitches and three speeds to help you. Please click on these files to hear the music played through midi.

For more information on how to use these midi files please follow the link on the left.

This section will always be growing...

Exercise 1

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Exercise 2

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Exercise 3

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Exercise 4

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Exercise 5

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Exercise 6

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Exercise 7


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Exercise 8

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Exercise 9

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Exercise 10

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Exercise 11

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Exercise 12

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Exercise 13

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Exercise 14

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Exercise 15

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Exercise 16

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Exercise 17

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Exercise 18

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Exercise 19

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Exercise 20

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Exercise 22

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Exercise 23

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Exercise 24

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Exercise 25

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Exercise 26

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Exercise 27

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Exercise 28

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Exercise 29

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Exercise 30

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Exercise 31

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Exercise 32

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Exercise 33

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Exercise 34

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Exercise 35


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Exercise 36

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Exercise 37

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Exercise 38

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Exercise 39

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Exercise 40

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Exercise 41

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Exercise 42


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Exercise 43

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Exercise 44

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Exercise 45

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Exercise 46

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Exercise 47

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Exercise 48

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Exercise 49

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Exercise 50

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Exercise 51

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Exercise 52


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Exercise  53

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Exercise 54

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Exercise 55

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Exercise 56

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Exercise 57

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Exercise 58

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Exercise 59

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Exercise 60

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Exercise 61

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Exercise 62

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Exercise 63

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Exercise 64

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