We are delighted to announce that a gift of £200,000 secures the vibrancy of this site in perpetuity. The intention of the donor is that it seed a permanent endowment, the purpose of which is[…]
Pibroch Network Conversation #1: Our Draft Mission, Vision, and Values
Barnaby Brown, Josh Dickson, Jimmy Carnegie, and Kate Carpenter launch a public consultation Purpose: To gather feedback on plans for altpibroch.com, a digital collection of source materials built by the late David Hester, now moving[…]
Rejuvenation & Streamlining
This post marks a new beginning. Let’s call it Phase 2. Today is the 2nd anniversary of David Hester’s death. David built this network of resources, pouring his astonishing energy into making things happen. Big[…]
Sound & Vision – arranged by Allan Speedy
Pibroch meets David Bowie.
APC Modern Pibroch Library – 2019 Call for Submission
The mission of the Alt Pibroch Club (APC) is to re-extend the idiom of cèol mor performance and composition by exploring the multitude of ancient and modern interpretations, styles, and schools of performances. making them[…]
Pipeline – Featuring Chris Lee
Our member, Chris Lee, moved from Hong Kong to Scotland in order to obtain his piping degree (from the Royal Conservatoire and the National Piping Centre). He was an early student of Bruce Gandy, staying[…]
Rare Recording – Cpt. John A. MacLellan, “The Bicker”
From the library of Colin MacLellan, he sent along this recording of the good Cpt. performing his version of The Bicker, from the 1950s.