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Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline Nameless A Lament - Angus MacArthur (Jack Lee), A Flame of Wrath for Squinting Patrick (Scottish Power Pipe Band), Fear Pìoba Meata (The Timid Piper) from the Campbell Canntaireachd (Barnaby Brown),Hio dro dro (Gordon Duncan) Lament for the Laird of Islay (Finlay Johnston)...

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Piobaireachd Society Bursary 2016

This bursary aims to encourage young pipers who do not have easy access to a piobaireachd teacher to learn piobaireachd. Previous successful candidates were very positive about their experience of a week of expert tuition focusing on Piobaireachd sponsored by the Piobaireachd Society. The successful...

Recordings wanted

We would like to have recordings of as much of the Piobaireachd Repertoire as possible. If you have, or would like like to make, a good quality recording of any of the tunes below and are willing to have it displayed on the PS website, please send it to us.  We cannot display recordings which are c...

Melbank’s Salute

Thanks to Gregor Speirs for this recording of  his broadcast of Melbank's Salute....

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Ballindalloch Manuscript

The Ballindalloch manuscript, written by Donald MacKay, nephew of Angus MacKay, has now been added to the website.  It contains 23 tunes, and is a significant addition to our collection, complimenting the manuscript written by John Smith, around the same time.  Both manuscript show mainly the styl...

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Award for Book 16

Book 16 of the Piobaireachd Society's collection was the winner the Pipes Drums "Product of the Year" award as judged by a panel of 20 expert pipers and drummers....