The Piobaireachd Society
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Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline  Nameless, A Lament - Angus MacArthur,  Lament for the Earl of Antrim ground and V1 (Bill Livingstone) MacCrimmons Sweetheart (V2), The Men Went to Drink, In Praise of Morag, (V1), Lament for Donald Ban MacCrimmon (V1) - all Robert G Hardie, Pipers Warning to his Master (Johnstone Pip...

Annual Newsletter 2018

The Society continues to flourish, although, as with Piobaireachd itself, things can move slowly.  And isn't that one of Piobaireachd's attractions in todays frenetic world? The long lingering notes, the slow pulsing rythm, the blend of chanter and drone - who needs mindfulness? But things do ha...

Notes from Judges Seminar on 2018 Gold Medal Tunes

The notes from the judges seminar on the 2018 Gold Medal Tunes are below.  They have also been added to each tune page, where there are new recordings of some of the tunes.  We are grateful to the players for giving permission to use previous recordings, to those who made new recordings for the pu...

A new MacCrimmon composition

Thanks to Iain MacCrimmon for sending his composition, Salute to Malcolm R MacCrimmon.  It's good to see that the family is back composing after a few years off. Although born in Canada, Iain is in the direct line of the MacCrimmon family, back through to Donald Ruadh MacCrimmon.  He believes t...