Small Tunes Podcast: “Miss Haswell’s Favorite”

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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In this episode we hit the dance halls of 18th century Perthshire for “Miss Haswell’s Favorite” by Duncan MacIntyre. Variants of the tune are mostly known by the…

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New Tune Book: Whisky Tunes!

Friday, October 23, 2015
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I’m please to announce the launch of a new website: Whisky Tunes! Whisky Tunes offers up just what it says on the label: Bagpipe music inspired by Scotland’s…

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Small Tunes Podcast: “Saint Columba”

Friday, July 3, 2015
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This episode’s tune is “Saint Columba,” a march/polka named for the ancient Irish Christian saint. Columba, or “Columcille” as he is known, spearheaded an age of high learning…

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Small Tunes Podcast: “Cuaich Side”

Friday, February 6, 2015
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This episode’s tune is “Cuaich Side,” a rather modern sounding reel from the nineteenth century composed by William MacDonald. William MacDonald was a premier piper of the middle…

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Small Tunes: “The Last Day of the Year”

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
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The end of another year approaches. It is an old Scottish tradition on Hogmanay, the last day of the year, to build a large fire and cast in…

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