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Forum: Beer Tent 07-22-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Piobaireachd

This guy has good Gaelic pronunciation: https://forvo.com/user/Muirismac/
This is his pronunciation of piobaireachd: https://forvo.com/word/p%C3%ACobaireachd/

You can search for pronunciations...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-21-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Piobaireachd

I've been trying to correctly pronounce piobaireachd (and canntaireachd) for over 30 years and still cannot do so nor can I correctly pronounce the Irish versions of piobaireacht (and cantaireacht). ...
Forum: Music 07-21-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,088
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Irish Funeral

Truer words have never been spoken!
Forum: Music 07-09-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: "Outlander Tunes"

In season 1 episode 4, "The Gathering," starting at 16:38 there's a highland piper playing the piobaireachd "The Bells of Perth."
Forum: Music 07-09-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: "Outlander Tunes"

There's a highland piper playing "a piob" in season 1 episode 2, "Castle Leoch," starting at 43:20 that sounds like "Tulloch Ard, the MacKenzie's Gathering."
Forum: Music 07-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: "Outlander Tunes"

In season 4 episode 3, "The False Bride," starting at 44:23 there's a piper playing "Lord Lovat's Lament."
Forum: Music 07-06-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: "Outlander Tunes"

Correction: In Outlander season 2 episode 9 `Je Suis Prest,' two separate tunes are played on the highland pipes to call the troops to training. The first tune, Johnny Cope, starts at 09:20. The...
Forum: Music 06-27-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: "Outlander Tunes"

N.b., The pipers start playing after 09:20.
Forum: Music 06-26-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: "Outlander Tunes"

There's a couple of highland pipers playing a medley, in season 2 episode 9 `Je Suis Pres,' to call the troops to training. The first tune in the medley sounds a bit like "Follow My Highland...
Forum: Music 12-24-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,029
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: MacGregor of Rora

A little late to the party but...I recently became acquainted with this tune from listening to the BBC Scotland radio program "Crunluath." The Gaelic speaking host introduced the tune as (what I...
Forum: Music Archive 01-30-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,167
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Favorite Irish Tunes

One of my favorites is the jig "Little House Under the Hill". It also happens to be in the David Glen "War-Pipes" book.
Forum: Piobaireachd 01-07-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Cragich/Cragish???

Does anyone know, or have a good idea as to, what the terms Cragich and Cragish, as used in Colin Campbell's manuscript, mean?
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-22-2003, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: What is the "redundant A"?

Ian,

in Dwelly's Illustrated Gaelic to English Dictionary (ISBN 901771 92 9) under the headword Canntair there is a description of the Gesto canntaireachd. Crunluath is referred to in Gaelic...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-07-2003, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Catherine's Lament, Lamment for Donald of Laggan, The Massacre of Glencoe

Chris, Tune Indices for Harp Bagpipe and Recordings (http://www.triharpskel.com/tunelists/index.html) is a great reference - especially for the harp recordings. Thanks for posting it - though I...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-01-2003, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: D Throw and Tra

tro - dro - tra - dre - dare
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-23-2003, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Binneas is Boreraig is back!!!

I am e-mailing to you two files of the scanned index. Yes, the bottom two lines are missing. </span></div></div>Thanks for sending me the BB index. Unfortunately I don't have software to read the...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-06-2003, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Rise and fall of canntaireachd

Using my Boston accent as a guide I would write canntaireachd phonetically in English as:

Kahn third uck.

Note: Don't stress the "d" in third.

Also, pibroch is pronounced like pee bruck...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-03-2003, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Binneas is Boreraig is back!!!

Thanks! I'm waiting with bated breath!
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-03-2003, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Binneas is Boreraig is back!!!

Does anyone have a list of the tunes that are in the Binneas is Boreraig series? Also, are the bottom two lines in the staves missing from the reissued books?
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-10-2002, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Piobareachd, If you can't say it...You can't play it.

Try "pee bird uck." Or, if you can pronounce the ch sound in loch or bach or fajita (fachita) try "pee bird uch k."
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-13-2002, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: What is canntaireachd?

Canntaireachd (pronounced something like /kant erd uck/) means chanting or singing in Gaelic. In reference to piobaireachd (pronounced /peeb erd uck/) canntaireachd is a set of vocables that...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-29-2002, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Shopping for Piobaireachd

Pat, have you tried listening to Live365 - Bagpipe World Radio 2 (http://www.live365.com/stations/189853) ? This is an "all pibroch" internet radio station. The selection of tunes is limited but...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-25-2002, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Colin Campbell

What is known about Colin Campbell? What inspired him to write his canntaireachd? Was it an original idea or had pipers been jotting down notes for years? Was his canntaireachd unique to him or...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 05-24-2002, 12:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,730
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Stealing an idea from another BB....Friday Five!

1) What's your day job? Programmer/Analyst.

2) What's your favorite variety of music to play? Cel Mr.

3) Favorite non-celtic music group or performer? If it's not celtic, it's not music.
...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-22-2002, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Kevin Griffin
Re: Salute to the MacCrimmon Cairn at Boreraig

FYI: I've received a copy of the book
Comunn na Piobaireachd, The Piobaireachd Society Present a Collection of Cel Mr Composed during the Twentieth Century 1930-1980 which includes from The...
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