I refer, of course, to my current instructorless state.
Time and again the question arises on the Bob Dunsire Forums, “How do I go about learning piobaireachd?” and in almost every case the first answer is “Get an instructor!”
This past season I have been teaching myself The Lament for Captain MacDougall, and I even had some moderate . . . → Read More: Too Long in This Condition…
My previous post drew some comment about whether or not one had to be very experienced to interpret piobaireachd well.
I have an article written by Jim McGillivray called “Piobaireachd Technique: Perspiration before Inspiration”. Jim is very experienced player and competitor, so when he speaks on the subject, it’s usually worth listening to. The article . . . → Read More: Piobaireachd Technique – Advice From An Expert
Well, after patiently waiting for one of the internet piping radio shows to play the track for months, I finally got lucky last week!
Crunluath, the weekly piping show on the gaelic-language BBC radio Alba, featured “I Am Proud To Play a Pipe”, played by Allan MacDonald.
The tune is essentially the title track of Allan’s new CD, . . . → Read More: Dastirum gu Seinnim Piob!