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A Highland Pipers Guide to Music

A Pipers’ Guide to Music [to read this white on black click here]

One consequence of the changes that have taken place in Scottish piping in recent years is that pipers who formerly played only from music written for the Great Highland Bagpipe now find themselves being presented with music for other instruments, music which makes demands on the players which they have not met with before.

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Courtney’s “Union Pipes"

The story of how the term ‘union pipes’ came into public use begins 225 years ago with a concert performance in London on 14 May 1788 by an Irish bellows piper named Denis Courtney..

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New Publication - A Step in Time

In this collection, we present a selection of Quicksteps, 68 in all, drawn primarily from the old collections by the likes of Donald MacDonald, Angus MacKay and John MacLachlan. As has been demonstrated so ably by our tutors, these tunes are ideally suited to playing on ‘cauld wind’ pipes.

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Tuning PIns

A mirror of Andrew Lenz's page on hemping drone tuning-pins.

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Malcome Kaird's Come Again

One of the bagpipe settings included in George Skene's Music Book, 1717. The oldest known notated bagpipe music from Scotland

 

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