Our member, Chris Lee, moved from Hong Kong to Scotland in order to obtain his piping degree (from the Royal Conservatoire and the National Piping Centre). He was an early student of Bruce Gandy, staying[…]
From the library of Colin MacLellan, he sent along this recording of the good Cpt. performing his version of The Bicker, from the 1950s.
I had not noticed this until listening to Peter McCalister playing “The Red Speckled Bull” (PS 237) at the MacDonald Cuach this year (2019). There are three different rhythmic styles for fosgailte crunluaths in[…]
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[…]
I was recently given a copy of the APC Guide to Pibroch by its main compiler to look through to help give me a better understanding of how they believe Pibroch was performed a few[…]
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[…]
APC member Christopher Lee went into the studio with his friends Gavin Hardie (Uilliean pipes) and Justyna Krzyzanwska (vocals) and came out with this: a beautifully creative exploration of this tune. New ways of making pibroch[…]