How to hold the pipe and tabor

The tabor pipe is a one-handed pipe. There are two main ‘holds’.

The Pipers Hold

The Recorder Hold

These holds are demonstrated on our video

The Piper’s Hold

With the pipers hold, you cover the holes with pads between the 1st & 2nd joints of the fingers.

The Recorder Hold

In this hold you cover the holes with the tips of the fingers

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