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Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline  Rory MacLeod's Lament (Connor Sinclair) The Big Spree (Bruce Gandy) Scarce of Fishing  ground and variation 1(Craig Sutherland)Salute to a White Primrose (Finlay Johnstone), Lament for the Iolaire (Iain Speirs) Roderick MacDonald's Salute (Willie MacCallum).  ...

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Roderick Cannon

It is with sadness that we record the death of Roderick Cannon on 9th June. Roderick Cannon's contribution to the Piobaireachd Society was immeasurable, as it was to the wider bagpipe world.  He applied his sharp academic mind in all matters, and much of his work can be seen on this website.  H...

Piobaireachd Society books

Piobaireachd Society Book 16

Book 16 of the Piobaireachd Society's series is now available from the College of Piping. The music has been taken from out of print publications of Charles Thomason,  William Ross and G F Ross, and from the manuscripts of  Colin Campbell, Angus MacKay, John Smith, John MacDougall Gillies and R...

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British Columbia Pipers R U Brown Archive

We are extremely grateful to BC Pipers for giving permission for us to publish their recordings of R U Brown during his visit to Vancouver in 1957.  He played 24 piobaireachd, mostly complete tunes. The Kings Taxes, The Glen is Mine, Lament for the Old Sword, Glengarry's March, The Blue Ribbon, ...

New recordings

Recordings of Ronald MacDonald of Morar by Hector Macfadyen, Lady MacDonald's Lament by Duncan MacFadyen, and The Stewart's White Banner by Callum Beumont have now been added to the website....