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Piobaireachd, Pibroch and Piping
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There are some excellent recordings available from Greentrax in the
Scottish Tradition series.
Relevant album numbers are CTRAX 9010, 9011, 9012 and 9015
Margaret Stewart (Mod gold medallist) has released a recording along
with the famous piper, Allan MacDonald of Glenuig, on the Greentrax label.
It features quite a few choice pieces of Ceol Mor. They both study and
research ceol mor and its related Gaelic song and their album concentrates
on this, in fact Allan has undertaken an academic study of ceol mor at
Edinburgh University, resulting in an MLitt degree. The album has received
rave reviews in all the piping magazines and folk music magazines and is
selling extremely well all over the world.
You can order the CD direct from Greentrax on mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also look for an album entitled "Strictly Piobaireachd"- I think Lismore
produced it. Any of the "Masters of Piping" series (also Lismore) would have
at least one piece of Ceol Mor, usually more than one. Lismore are at
Roderick Cannon, the Highland Bagpipe and its Music is a good
source for the facts of bagpipe history. Also, Seumas MacNeill and Frank Richardson "Piobaireachd and its Interpretation for Ceòl Mór"
The MacCrimmon Piping Heritage Centre
The Piping Centre,
30-34 McPhater Street,
phone/fax 0141 353 0220
College of Piping (publishes 'The Piping Times')
20 Otago Street, Glasgow
0141 334 3587
See also Bagpipe web
The newsgroup rec.music.makers.bagpipe is where most of the
pipers on the internet seem to be.
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