Chicago Highland Games

June 20, 2014
Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois., USA

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Chicago Highland Games

June 20, 2008
Oakbrook Polo Grounds, Oakbrook, IL, USA

Band Competition: Grades II thru V Solos: Open through Practice Chanter

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Often the strong accent is more suited to the third beat in strathspeys, not the first. Do not fixate on the medium and weak accents. If your strong one is dominant and in the right place the others will fall musically in the proper place with the correct level of accent.
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