b-drones-second.m4a Composition by Chris Lee, as heard on Pipeline July 2019. Enjoy!
New Pibroch by Steven Knox
Steven Knox has been hard at work composing. He sent us along a recent work, which he has graciously allowed us to make available to you here!
The latest composition by Club Member J Montague. Enlisting the help of Willie McCallum, Jim McGillvray and Craig Muirhead, this is a pibroch duet. Astonish creativity. An unique contribution to the art. Enjoy!
Pibroch on the Hardanger fiddle
Yesterday, Delphian Records released the CD counterpart to my PhD thesis: Spellweaving. The experimental rehearsals for this were a source of deep joy. I was sharing pibroch with two wonderful musicians who were receptive, supremely[…]
Fear Pìoba Meata – The Timid Piper
This is a glorious piece of music, unjustly neglected. Its combination of brevity and musical depth is ideally suited to amateur pibroch players and learners. If competition organisers can’t change the rules to allow gems like this to[…]
Aged Warrior’s Sorrow
At Invermark Piping School (2015), Jack Lee presented a variety of short pibrochs to students. They included Aged Warriors Sorrow, Sister’s Lament, The Pretty Dirk and two Nameless tunes. He asked the students to choose a tune for which they[…]
Burns March: a Gaelic harp ceòl mór?
For some years now, in my teaching and performance of historical Gaelic harp music, I have been holding up “Burns March” as the only extant notated ceòl mór from the Gaelic harp traditons of Scotland[…]