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Archie Kenneth Quaich 2018

THE ARCHIE KENNETH QUAICH COMPETITION The twenty-sixth annual amateur Piobaireachd competition for the Archie Kenneth Quaich will take place on Saturday, 3rd March 2018, in the rooms of The Royal Scottish Pipers' Society, 127 Rose Street Lane South, Edinburgh, starting at 10 a.m. Entries and e...

Conference 2017 tunes and talks

The talks and recordings made at this year's conference are now available to Piobaireachd Society members here, including the fiddle pibroch which was the highlight for some. Sit back and enjoy!  ...

20th Century Collection Errata

Here is an updated errata for the Piobaireachd Society 20th Century Collection. The Piobaireachd Society 20th C corrections 17.5.17...

Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline  The Nameless Lament (Angus MacArthur ms). Line 1., Lament for the Earl of Antrim ground and V1 (Bill Livingstone), In Praise of Morag (Stuart Liddell) Lord Lovat's Lament (Jamie Forrester), Kings Taxes (Alasdair Henderson), Lord Lovat's Lament to start of Taorluath (Cameron Drummond)....

MacDougall’s Gathering

Several new recordings of the ever popular and magnificant MacDougall's Gathering have been added. Listen especially to Pipe Major Angus MacDonald singing it. The quality of singing is outstanding, and it is an example of canntaireachd as it is meant to be - sung, not written....

More newly published Campbell Canntaireachd tunes

Here, played by Patrick Molard is the strangely named "Comely Tune" as it appears in the Campbell Canntaireachd, where it has no name. The opening vocables are Hindo rodin, repeated 3 times, and it is tune 53 in the first volume of  the Campbell MS. And here is "One of the Cragich", one of the f...