David F. - Phase 5 - The Wise Maid

Hi David, Really nice work here. Below are the comments from Cameron. Andrew and I would also add that there are some MBAs happening here but overall very solid performance. Moving forward keep your eye on steadiness and MBAs. Congrats and really great work! Cheers, Carl

Phase 5 Result: 22/22 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 Cameron:
Well controlled - leading the beat a touch into the 2nd part.

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 Cameron:
Vg, a couple of light sounding D strikes

Bass drone at 45 degree angle? Yes
Blowpipe in center of mouth? Yes
Chanter position centered? Yes
Squeezing Arm impinged? No
Frantic blowing cadence? No
Drones out of tune (with each other)? No

Overall Basic Instrument Operation Comments from Cameron:Excellent - I think the bag could move back in your stance a cm or two… just to clear your left wrist a little more.

Below Sweet Spot? No
Mental Blowing Anomalies? No
Drones (as unit) out of tune with chanter? No

Overall Melody/Instrument Integration Comments from Cameron:
Very good, the high A has a little graininess in it but overall the top hand was blown well.

Embellishments fundamentally sound? Yes
Basic Expression fundamentally sound? Yes

Embellishment/Expression general comments from Cameron:

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