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Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline  Old Men of the Shells (Roddy MacLeod) Lament for the Laird of Anapool (Stuart Liddell), Lament for Hugh, Lord Lovat's Lament (Murray Henderson in Big Music concert)  Isabel MacKay (Allan MacDonald and Bonnie Rideout).    ...


The Fairy Flag

A recording of John Macfadyen playing The Fairy Flag has been added. He plays the version which existed previous to that in book 16, which is an edited version....


New recording of Massacre of Glencoe in Donald MacDonald style

Very many thanks to Roddy MacLeod for giving us permission to publish this recording of his performance of the Massacre of Glencoe at the Donald MacDonald Cuaich competition this year. This adds to our growing collection of recordings illustrating this way of playing.  ...

A Piper’s Farewell to his Pipes

Thank you to Steven Knox for sending his composition A Piper's Farewell to his Pipes.  He says that this tune seeks to express the feelings of a piper who is no longer able to play, as he puts his pipes back in their box for the last time.  As in some other laments, grief is mixed with frustration...