Studies in Pibroch – Finlay’s Lament (Part Two)

Over the last week or so, we have been in correspondence with a few of you regarding Finlay’s Lament. One of the most interesting conversations has been taking place musically (as it should). Patrick Molard has been kind enough to share his interpretation of Finlay’s Lament (PS 24). This first is his rendering of the PSC Book […]

2018 Set Tunes

This is old news, as I am sure many of you are now aware of the Piobaireachd Society posting by the Music Committee. Nevertheless, for those of you who do not usually keep track of competition requirements at the highest level (and even for those of you who do): Did you notice something remarkable? Unprecedented, […]

Mapping the Clarsach – by Keith Sanger at

Our member, Keith Sanger, sent along this link to an article he published at Mapping the Clarsach A very detailed and extensive survey of harping and harpists from the 13th through the 17th century in Scotland, with some surprising results grounded in the information produced when mapping the records. Of course, as viols, bards […]