Our Member, Dr. Stephen Rooklidge (Shasta Piping Society), hosts a weekly radio broadcast called The Piping Hour. It is an excellent hour-long broadcast of old and new recordings of ceòl beag and ceòl mòr. He[…]
Thanks to Geoff Jones, in reply to Bob Gresh’s article on Simon Fraser, we have been made known of a link to an hour-long recording of Dr. Orme’s instructions on piobairechd!
This is a lovely piece whose sole existence is in the Campbell Canntaireachd. With the publication of Jack Taylor and Patrick Molard’s Piper’s Meeting, it is now available in staff notation for anyone to perform.[…]
One of the most searched-for questions that lead folks to our website is a question that is nearly unanswerable: What is the oldest bagpipe tune? Why “nearly unanswerable”? For one: What do we mean by[…]
Our friend and Club Member, Abraham Bloomenstiel, has reached out to us to let us know that his new website, ceolmor.org, is now online. In particular, you will probably be as excited as I am[…]
We have an exciting announcement. We are releasing our fourth imprimatur: The Pibroch Wiki. It is now available at wiki.altpibroch.com. A wiki is a technology that encourages collaboration: it designed to allow users to edit[…]
We have seen great advances in recovering and reclaiming the nearly lost art of the clarsach, and heard Simon Chadwick’s ressurections of its music and explorations into the lost world of the era when harp[…]