This traditional sized practice chanter is satinwood with an engraved nickel ferrule and sole. It is in the key of B-flat. Satinwood Grains may vary. Played by itself, this is the first step to learning the bagpipes. Includes a reed, book and a CD, plus teaching methods developed by Pipe Major R.T. Shepard. The book includes photographs of finger positions, exercises, melodies and more. The audio CD tutorial can be used alone or to accompany the book. The CD follows the book from page one to the beginning of chapter 8. The rest of chapter 8 and all of chapters 9 and 10 are not on the CD.