Here are a few other things for your consideration, things you have never seen before (unless you’re a visitor to this site). First, half grips used as light D-throws: Second, whatever in the heck these[…]
Rule 3 – Cadences are optional Rule 4 – Crahinins are flexible There are some interesting elements to this song* score that I want to highlight. First, as I mentioned in Part 1, the cadences[…]
Rule 2 – Genres are distinctive In the previous post, I called this tune one of the Battlefield Pibrochs. This is a genre classification I have developed that tries to imagine performances in the context[…]
Rule One – Primary Sources are required Another of the Battlefield Pibrochs in the Hannay-MacAuslan collection (the others being the Finger Lock [PS 132] and Cille Chriost [PS 170]), the interpretive tradition of this tune[…]
Here is another tune from the Hannay-MacAuslan collection. Over the weeks, I will be posting more recordings, until all 10 songs* have been recorded. Some tunes I will take you through my interpretive process, much[…]
Okay. The moment we’ve been waiting for. This is the final results of our journey, performed on the big instrument. The thing about being a musician is that you always feel there is more to[…]
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!