The Piobaireachd Society
Patron HM The Queen

Articles of interest about Piobaireachd.

These are articles of interest to the piobaireachd student from various sources and are all published with permission. The Society is indebted to all those who have kindly contributed to this process.  They are available to Piobaireachd Society Members only. JOIN.
We acknowledge the kindness of Jimmy MacIntosh and the Voice magazine, and International Piper, for their contribution. The International Piper was edited by John MacLellan as an alternative publication to the Piping Times. The Piobaireachd Society is grateful to Colin MacLellan for gifting his father's copies of the International Piper, and for giving permission for reproduction of selected articles.
There are also further articles of considerable academic and historical interest on Ross Anderson's Music Page.

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A Gentleman and a ScholarAn interview with James Campbell by Dr John MacAskill for "Voice" magazine ...  
Ardvasar SeminarsTranscriptions from a series of seminars held in Ardvasar in the 1980s to discuss Piobaireachd ...  
Call the AuthoritiesDavid Murray considers "The Science of Pibrochology" ...  
Campbell Canntaireachd volume 3?Video 1  Video 2 Video 3 The Search for the Lost Volume of the Campbell Canntaireachd The two manuscript volumes known as the ‘Campbell Canntaireachd’ contain 168...  
Canntaireachd - an explanation by Peter McCalisterAn explanation of how the music is sung by Peter McCalister ...  
Changing Styles of Pibroch PlayingPeter Cooke reflects on how styles of playing might have changed ...  
Diversification of Piobaireachdby James McColl winner of the Gold Medal at the Northern Meeting in 1953 ...  
John MacDonald of InvernessBiographical Information about John MacDonald of Inverness ...  
Junior Piper's CornerAdvice and tips for "Junior Pipers" published in International Piper. ...  
Literature of the BagpipeA series of articles by John MacLellan about the collections of Joseph MacDonald Angus MacArthur Donald MacDonald Angus MacKay Campbell Canntaireachd Peter Reid  Donald MacPhee William Ross Ceol Mor and...  
MiscellanyBrittany article by R B Nicol, Sound the Pibroch by Jack Taylor, The Lost Pibroch ...  
Piobaireachd by another methodby Roger Gould-King ...  
Piobaireachd notation and rythmPapers by Peter Cooke and Robinson McClellan ...  
Piping FamiliesJohn MacLellan on the MacCrimmons, MacArthurs, MacKay's of Raasay, Camerons. ...  
Research problems in PiobaireachdPeter Cooke looks at research problems over the pibroch repertory and Roger Gould-King considers this specific to the crunluath fosgailte ...  
The 1743 Lord Lovat/David Fraser Piping IndentureArchivist George Dixon tells of the famous indenture which is the only one which refers to the MacCrimmons ...  
The Lost PiobaireachdThe Lost Pibroch is a short story written in 1896 by Neil Munro. Most people have heard of his Para Handy Tales, but his literary and historical works are less...  
The Simon Fraser LettersOban Times correspondence about the work of Simon Fraser (1844-1934), Australia, who had teaching from Peter Bruce, Glenelg, who was ' a favourite pupil' of Donald Ruadh MacCrimmon.  His father,...  
Understanding Piobaireachd Articles written by James MacIntosh for "Voice" magazine ...