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‘Day Yesterday and here Yesterday’

'Day Yesterday and here Yesterday' is the Campbell Canntaireachd name for Queen Anne's Lament. Patrick Molard plays the Campbell Canntaireachd version here. There are two extra variations including an unusual 'Taolive Gear'. A score in staff notation is also on the tune page. ...

Dwelly Manuscript

Edward Dwelly (1864–1939) was an English lexicographer and genealogist. He created the authoritative dictionary of Scottish Gaelic, and his work has had an influence on Irish Gaelic lexicography. He also practised as a professional genealogist and published transcripts of many original docume...

Book Review: ‘A Noble Pursuit’ by Professor Alan Armstrong

'A Noble Pursuit' is the title of a recently published book by Alan Armstrong on the life letters and works of Pipe Major John Grant, writes Dr Jack Taylor. Pipe Major Grant was the subject of a paper at the Piobaireachd Society conference given by Professor Armstrong in 2012, and the websi...

2019 Conference Proceedings

The text and picture presentation of Jack Taylor's talk 'New Evidence about the Old Competitions' is now available to Piobaireachd Society members here. ...