Playing Levels

From the participants we expect following playing skills:

 

  1. Start level
  • playing and having no pipes at all

 

  1. Basic level
  • playing 1 or 2 pipes
  • being able to read music for these pipes
  • having pipes tuned in D (soprano, tenor) or in G (alto), tuned at A 440’

Play 1 or 2 parts of this music in (sight reading) tempo.
If you can do that without too much effort, then this is your level. 

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Click here to download music example 2

  1. Intermediate level
  • playing at least 3 different pipes
  • knowing several chromatic fingerings on these pipes
  • being able to read music for these pipes
  • having pipes tuned in D (soprano, tenor) and in G (alto, bass), all tuned at A 440’
  • please, don’t forget to bring your bass

Play 3 parts of this music in (sight reading) tempo.
If you can do that without too much effort, then this is your level. 

Click here to download music example 3
Click here to download music example 4

  1. Advanced level
  • playing at least 4 different pipes, including an extended pipe
  • knowing all chromatic fingerings on these pipes
  • being able to read music for these pipes
    (alto: both high and low notation) 
    (tenor: both treble clef and bass clef)
  • good sight-reading
  • having pipes tuned in D (soprano, tenor) and in G (alto, bass), all tuned at A 440’

Play all 4/5 parts of this music in tempo.
If you can do that without too much effort, then this is your level (mind the accidentals).

Click here to download music example 5
Click here to download music example 6