A Happy Thanksgiving to all! Take a moment to give thanks to all the things that are good in your life—particularly those that support your glorious addiction to Highland bagpiping.
In this episode, we dive back into the Campbell Canntaireachd for a tune that suggests a stronger piping link between Ireland and Scotland than we typically consider. Listen to the podcast for more history and a rendition on the bagpipe.
It’s been a while, but here we are with another installment of Small Tunes! On this episode I give to you “Keppoch Desolate” a very old slow air. The original Keppoch area of the old Highlands is a point of land in the region of Lochaber between Loch Linnhe and Loch Leven. The region was titled […]
The 2013 bagpipe competition is drawing to a close. The Worlds has passed and the big guns are loading up for the solos at Oban and Inverness over the next few weeks. Here in the eastern USA competitions are winding down with a fair bit of activity still left through September. No time like the […]
It’s often said that bagpipe adjudicating can be a very subjective thing. Individual taste and personal opinion are often thought to play a part in a judge’s final decision. Another World Pipe Band Championships has passed with the “top six” bands probably being the closest in quality they have been in a long time. Not […]keep looking »