Another in the series of explorations into traditional settings and interpretations. Simple recordings of five urlars, intended to open musical possibilities in an effort to imagine performances in their original genres, tempos and expressions.
Continuing our series of exploration in to new interpretive possibilities opened up by traditional settings and the APC approach to performance, we release another five urlar recordings.
For your consideration: Lament for Finlay (PS 024). Here are the notes from the judges (as published in Piping Press, a Rab Wallace site): Outstanding amongst this list was David Hester who had come from[…]
New recordings of urlars available for your listening enjoyment. (Hopefully you will enjoy them.)
I admit, I’ve been pretty impressed with some of the electronic bagpipes that I see around, like the Deger Pipes and the Technopipes, but they’re pretty expensive and not especially hackable. Then I stumbled upon[…]
I have been witnessing an interesting experiment: an attempt to allay the fears of those most worried about the tectonic shift being felt in the pibroch world. Most recently, the argument being promulgated by adherents to[…]
Putting it all together, here is a recording of my efforts. Please feel free to comment and make suggestions. More importantly: please go out and make your own interpretations! Feel free to submit them here[…]