Old School: thoughts on c¨¨ol m¨°r with four piping legends – James Campbell of Kilberry
IS: Between musical ability and finger ability.
JC: You mean what you tend to spot? What you look for to spot musical ability?
IS: Yes, please.
JC: Oh, in piobaireachd playing the handling of the phrasing and the shading of the notes, playing different notes of different lengths. Not playing the same phrase in exactly the same way whenever it occurs, doing a subtle change as between the repeating of the various phrases.
IS: Do you think that it’s possible to make a player more musical?