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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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Lowland Amusement- a piper's blog

Lowland Amusement is a blog by Pete Stewart; it is an ongiong record of one piper's exploration of the music of the Scottish Lowland and Border regions. You can read, comment on and subscribe to the RSS feed for this blog by clicking HERE