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[…]
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[…]
Pibroch meets David Bowie.
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[…]
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[…]
From the library of Colin MacLellan, he sent along this recording of the good Cpt. performing his version of The Bicker, from the 1950s.
I had not noticed this until listening to Peter McCalister playing “The Red Speckled Bull” (PS 237) at the MacDonald Cuach this year (2019). There are three different rhythmic styles for fosgailte crunluaths in[…]