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Digital download of Piobaireachd Society books 1-16, Kilberry, Sidelights

Piobaireachd Society books 1-16, Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor, and Sidelights to the Kilberry Book are now available to buy directly from this website. They can be downloaded to all devices here, and by using the Shop button on the top menu bar Paper copies of the books can be bought from the NPC...

APC Guide to Pibroch

Produced by Altpibroch Club, this ebook is billed as the first complete guide to the earliest pibroch scores.  An opening sentence of " Piobaireachd is not what it has been described to you as a piper",  and a series of rules summarised by  "If you cannot sing it, you cannot play it" set the tone...

Campbell Canntaireachd tunes not in Piobaireachd Society books

Of the 168 tunes in the Campbell Cantaireachd, 45 do not appear in Piobaireachd Society books 1-16. Recordings and staff notation scores of these tunes have now been added to the this website.  The scores are from the book "Pipers Meeting" by Patrick Molard and Jack Taylor.  The scores and some...

Archie Kenneth Quaich 2019

THE ARCHIE KENNETH QUAICH COMPETITION The twenty-seventh annual amateur Piobaireachd competition for the Archie Kenneth Quaich will take place on Saturday, 23rd February 2019, in the rooms of The Royal Scottish Pipers' Society, 127 Rose Street Lane South, Edinburgh, starting at 09.30 a.m. Note th...

Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline  Cherede darievea (Greg Wilson), Lament for Mary MacLeod (R U Brown), Old Woman's Lullaby (R U Brown), Lament for the Iolaire (Roddy MacLeod), My Dearest on Earth Give me your Kiss (Finlay Johnstone), Farewell to the Queensferry (Callum Beumont). Crunluath  Black Wedder's White Tail (F...

Piobaireachd Society books 1-3 now online for members

The Piobaireachd Society scores from books 1-3 have now been placed on each tune page for Piobaireachd Society members. Battle of Auldearn 1, Battle of Auldearn 2, Battle of the Bridge of Perth, Battle of the Pass of Crieff, Battle of Waternish, Bells of Perth, Big Spree, Black Donald's March, Bli...