Bill Livingstone reviews Roddy MacLeod’s “Piobaireachd, Volume 1”
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 25Anne Spalding (nee Stewart) and Patricia Henderson (nee (Innes) become first female competitors allowed to play in Gold Medal contest, Oban (1976); Faye Henderson first female winner of Highland Society of London Gold Medal (2010).
This summer I’ve had the pleasure of revisiting a part of that UK pipe band scene tradition at competitions called the “march past.” For those who might not know, the march past is essentially this: at the end of the … Continue re …
TIP OF THE DAY Resist all temptation to apply any moisture to reeds. Set up your pipes with the right sort of moisture control and allow the moist air surrounding your reed when playing to make the blades vibrate optimally. Colin MacLellan, Edinburgh