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 the USA to play a tune he learned directly from the Campbell Canntaireachd – Finlays’ Lament. This was a powerful […]
We return now from summer competitions and vacations. A number of projects are in the works, and you will be hearing from more of us in the year ahead. And we will be concentrating our direction on more music, more audio files, more performances, and hope to encourage YOUR contributions, whether in discussion or (preferably) […]
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 the OpenPipe which is a bit more up my alley. The OpenPipe is minimalist. It simply exposes 12 capacitative touch […]
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 the status quo is, essentially, that the reason we perform the style of pibroch we do today is because it […]
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 (we will post them)!
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 are: Additionally, this edre to high-A, which has long since been changed to an embari to high-G (following MacKay’s score): […]