Dave O. - Phase 2 - Muir of Ord

Greetings Dave!
This was really good, and a ton of good rhythmic accuracy throughout. It sounds like your chanter reed has gone tough on you. Have you ever considered an easier brand like Q reeds, or the long red Fraser reeds? I use those almost exclusively now and it hasn't diminished my embouchure one bit. Just a thought!

Phase 2 Result: 11/11 Requirements Achieved

Metronome Clearly Audible? Yes
"Best" Tempo Selection? Yes
Rhythm/Note-values understood? Yes
Rhythms accurate to the click of the metronome? Yes

Overall Rhythm Comments from Timothy:
This was grooving along nicely! There was a tendency to start gracenoted note changes at the front of the click here or there. Stay diligent here, as this can get away from you. Tempo was actually quite high, but you managed it quite nicely. Don't forget, accurate is smooth, smooth is fast...

Correct Melody Notes? Yes
Hole Coverage Good? Yes
Crossing Noises? No
Correct Gracenotes? Yes
Missed Gracenotes? No
Gracenotes Too Big/Sloppy? No
Gracenotes Out of Sync? No

Overall Basic Melody Comments from Timothy:
Good work across the board. While you work on your Phase 3, don't hesitate to drop that tempo down a bit more when practicing the ToW, or anything else for that matter. For now though: Greas Ort! On you go!

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