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Archie Kenneth Quaich 2013 Results

Alan Forbes, secretary of the music committee, who organises the competition writes Archie Kenneth Quaich 2013 The 21st Archie Kenneth Quaich competition for amateur piobaireachd players was held in the Royal Scottish Pipers' Society rooms in Edinburgh on Saturday 2 March.   The competition ...

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New tunes for non members

New tunes for those who are not members of the Piobaireachd Society have been put into the "Listen" section....

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Names of Tunes in the Nether Lorn Manuscript

Some thoughts about tune names in the Nether Lorn Manuscript (Campbell Canntaireachd) by Ronald Smith.  Ronald Smith is an amateur piper who learnt from Dr. Roderick Ross, Hugh MacCrae, Donald MacMillan, Malcolm MacPherson, Robert Nicol, and James MacGregor....

Lament for Liam

Lament for Liam

This tune was composed for a friend and former student of the composer, and for her family.  Their son, Liam, passed away the day before he was born; a devastating loss....