The Piobaireachd Society
Patron HM The Queen

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The Kings Taxes – in all its moods.

The Kings Taxes is set for the Gold Medal this year.  Have a listen to these newly posted recordings of William MacLean, Andrew Pitkeathly and Murray Henderson, all with their individual stamp and showing different interepretations and moods of this favourite masterpiece. Contrast these with those ...

Set Tunes 2018

THE PIOBAIREACHD SOCIETY SET TUNES FOR 2018 The Piobaireachd Society recommends the following lists of tunes for competitions in 2018: A. SENIOR COMPETITIONS Mrs Smith's Salute PS 9 The Red Hand in the MacDonalds' Arms PS 10 Good Health to You Donald PS 13 Sir James MacDonald of the Isle...

Annual Conference Report 2017

This was the 45th conference.  It is a unique event, much treasured, and always with a wealth of content.  Over the years it has moved from talk to tunes, and both were in the mix this year. Exerpts of 30 piobaireachd were played, old and new.  The fiddle was introduced too, help ma boab.  Was t...

Archie Kenneth Quaich 2017

Record Entry for Archie Kenneth Quaich 2017 The 25th annual Archie Kenneth Quaich competition for amateur piobaireachd players was held in the Royal Scottish Pipers' Society's rooms in Edinburgh on Saturday 4 March.   The competition is sponsored by the Piobaireachd Society as one of their ways...