This traditional sized practice, engraved nickeled ferrule and sole, Satinwood. 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 more. The audio CD and cassette tape tutorial can be used alone or to accompany the book. The CD and cassette tape follow 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 or cassette tape.