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Buying good chanter is first step to learning bagpipes

Buying good chanter is first step to learning bagpipes

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Yes, practice chanters are most commonly used in practice, but this isn’t a license to skimp on quality. After all, musicians may not move on to playing bagpipes for up to two years, and that’s a long time to be sentenced to an instrument with inferior sound and performance. Furthermore, pipers use practice chanters quite often, even long after they’ve mastered the pipes. Fortunately, a well-made practice chanter isn’t out of most musicians’ budgets. The range will be between $50 to $200. Look for Recessed or Counter-Sunk Holes in a Practice Chanter One important feature musicians will want to check for are recessed or countersunk holes. This recent innovation makes fingering much easier. Poorly made chanters often have small holes, and these are nearly impossible to feel w...