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This is a very simple embellishment. It merely consists of striking your note finger on and off the chanter very quickly. There are two exceptions - ‘B’ and ‘C’. In both of these cases you divide the note into two by sounding a very short low G, written as a Low ‘G’ gracenote. Be careful to remember to strike down only one finger otherwise.
Example 5 - STRIKE ON ‘B’.From ‘B’, a common mistake is sounding an extra Low ‘A’ in the strike. To avoid this, put down your little finger first, and lift it last. See example 5.
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