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Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline  The Big Spree (Bruce Gandy) Scarce of Fishing  ground and variation 1(Craig Sutherland)Salute to a White Primrose (Finlay Johnstone), Lament for the Iolaire (Iain Speirs) Roderick MacDonald's Salute (Willie MacCallum) Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod (Stuart Liddell).  ...

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British Columbia Pipers R U Brown Archive

We are extremely grateful to BC Pipers for giving permission for us to publish their recordings of R U Brown during his visit to Vancouver in 1957.  He played 24 piobaireachd, mostly complete tunes. The Kings Taxes, The Glen is Mine, Lament for the Old Sword, Glengarry's March, The Blue Ribbon, ...

New recordings

Recordings of Ronald MacDonald of Morar by Hector Macfadyen, Lady MacDonald's Lament by Duncan MacFadyen, and The Stewart's White Banner by Callum Beumont have now been added to the website....

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John Smith Manuscript

A manuscript of 79 Piobaireachd written by John Smith (1840-1877) given to the Piobaireachd Society in 1928 has now been added to the website.  In contains some tunes not published elsewhere, such as the Brothers Lament, and many settings not heard today.  Hiharins are written several ways, taorl...

Set tunes 2016

The set tunes for 2016 are now available here. Score for the MacDonald's Salute Thank you to Colin MacLellan for providing the definitive score for The Phantom Piper of Corrieayairack and a recording of its composer, his father, John MacLellan playing it. Notes on 2015 Senior Tunes   ...