This has been a remarkable journey of discovery! As is usual in any encounter with Campbell, we as musicians are taxed to the utmost of our skills, intuition and capability to interpret and bring forth[…]
The next motion in this pibroch is ambiguous, and requires of us a musical decision. The “Taolive Gear” motion is written by Campbell as such: This allows for a variety of interpretation. “Hindaento” – at[…]
Two more recordings posted on YouTube, for your consideration. The first is MacFarlane’s Gathering/Too Long in This Condition (PS 161): done in a style of a gathering. It is performed as rondo, the Urlar becoming[…]
From the Glasgowlands Games in Northampton, MA, USA. Hope you enjoy.
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!
Taking another look at the remarkable Hannay-MacAuslan collection, we now turn to a famous (Set List 2019) tune: PS 013 – The Rout of Glenfruin. You can listen to Bruce Gandy perform it here: Tunes[…]
While we are on the subject, I’ve been pondering this issues for quite some time, and recently overheard arguments regarding Joseph MacDonald, whose musical notation seems to suggest that the rhythmic component of the modern[…]