Advice for an uilleann pipes beginner
If any pipers here could give me some advice, it would be much appreciated.
I’m just coming to the end of my first block of lessons (13 in total) and will not be back at classes until September. I’m finding it hard to get a teacher for the summer months, so I’m basically looking for a list of straightforward tunes (say 3 jigs and 3 reels) that I could work away on myself until September comes around.
Are there typical tunes that people start out with on the pipes, just to get a feel for where the notes are on the instrument, ie without getting into taps, cuts, etc? I play the banjo already, so know a good repertoire of tunes, but would really appreciate some guidance from any resident pipers.
Go raibh maith agaibh.