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Forum: Piobaireachd 11-12-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Robin73
Re: Chedari and friends

Is it possible that canntaireachd simply doesn't mix with writing? It's an oral language and lacks the precision to accurately convey the music in written form, for which we have an excellent...
Forum: Piobaireachd 10-27-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Robin73
Re: How many actually use Binneas

I've heard the Bobs emphasize differences between their versions and the PS versions on some of their recordings. For example I like their version of "The End of the Great Bridge."

What is a bit...
Forum: Piobaireachd 10-27-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By Robin73
Re: How many actually use Binneas

This is exactly how I feel about the whole business, although I'm at the the other end and have not started to compete yet. I imagine it's going to be an interesting journey...

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Piobaireachd 09-08-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By Robin73
Torluath Brebach

George Moss discusses what "brebach" is and why it's sometimes needed in the crunluath variation in the following recording:

http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/en/fullrecord/68945/47 from 29:10
...
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-28-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Robin73
Re: Judges and Manuscripts

I didn't know this, and am delighted to hear it.
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-28-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Robin73
Re: Judges and Manuscripts

Agreed. I guess I was thinking of either commonly played tunes or ones from a limited set list, which judges could certainly familiarize themselves with.

Maybe my premise is that if judges really...
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-28-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Robin73
Judges and Manuscripts

It occurs to me that judges looking at manuscripts while judging pibroch performances is a strange practice.

I think it is probably generally agreed that the original purpose of the manuscripts...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-12-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,691
Posted By Robin73
Re: Drones too sharp

I know this is an old thread, but if anyone stumbles across it, pancelticpiper's suggestion worked wonders for me when I had nearly given up trying to get a tenor to play at 467 Hz (well, half of...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-29-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,297
Posted By Robin73
Re: The Works of Dr. B.J. Maclachlan Orme

This is such a great resource! Thanks for posting. I'm working my way through it now, with the book, available here....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-29-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Robin73
Re: Alexander K. Cameron of Montana

I don't suppose there are any recordings of Alexander K. Cameron playing Pibroch? I would love to hear them if so!
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-24-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Robin73
Re: The Earl of Seaforth’s Salute Timing

Thanks Pppiper. Useful links :)
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-23-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Robin73
The Earl of Seaforth’s Salute Timing

Does anyone know of any recordings of the The Earl of Seaforth’s Salute which reflect the timing in the majority of manuscripts, where the first and second 3-note groupings have the same rhythm?

I...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-16-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Robin73
Re: Member search Robin? George Moss?

HI Neil.

I have resent the email. Thanks for persisting!
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-15-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Robin73
Re: George Moss and the crunluath a mach

Are you sure about this? On the many hours of archive recordings here: http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/en/person/6876 George gives the impression that his piping style comes from a non-military...
Forum: Piobaireachd 06-30-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Robin73
Nether Lorn Canntaireachd Key

I've found various keys to the Nether Lorn Canntaireachd, such as this one:

http://pibroch.net/materials/Campbell_Notation.pdf

and this one:
...
Forum: Piobaireachd 06-26-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,192
Posted By Robin73
Re: hiharin or birl

George Moss and Barrie Orme are two my two favourite Piobaireachd players.

I would be very interested to hear some of the Cape Breton players you mention - can you suggest any names with...
Forum: Piobaireachd 06-25-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,192
Posted By Robin73
Re: hiharin or birl

For reference here is a recording of George Moss describing the difference:

http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/en/fullrecord/71407/12
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-31-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By Robin73
A Practical Guide to the Pibroch Style of George Moss

I have been doing some research into the branch of Pibroch inherited by the late George Moss and documented with both audio recordings and transcriptions by musicologist Peter Cooke.

Below are...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-06-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By Robin73
Re: Tunes with Taorluath A Mach

For anyone interested, here's a practice resource I made for the Fraser style of the Toarluath a Mach ( which as far as I can tell is exactly the same as in the Moss style, except for the timing of...
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-06-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By Robin73
Re: Tunes with Taorluath A Mach

Thanks everyone.

Here's an improved list using your suggestions:


The Bells of Perth
The Cave of Gold
The Desperate Battle
The End of the Great Bridge
The Finger Lock
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-29-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By Robin73
Tunes with Taorluath A Mach

I'm trying to make a list of tunes which are usually played with a taorluath a mach.

So far it's quite short:


The End of the Great Bridge
The Rout of Glen Fruin


Can any one help me...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-13-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Robin73
Re: David Glen Edinburgh Collection

That's very interesting. I thought I had read somewhere that these days you had to play full Pibrochs to compete. Did I get that wrong? What are the contexts where I could compete with partial...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-10-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Robin73
Lament for Duncan MacRae of Kintail - Again

I've been having quite a time trying to make sense of the Lament for Duncan MacRae of Kintail in all it's various embodiments.

All the primary sources show a 4/4 time version with whole crotchets...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-08-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Robin73
David Glen Edinburgh Collection

I've just discovered this fantastic source of Pibroch settings. I'm surprised it isn't more often mentioned.

https://ceolsean.net/content/EdinColl/EdinColl_TOC.html

The notation strikes me as...
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-17-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By Robin73
Torluath after George Moss

For anyone interested in such things, I've made a couple of small resources to illustrate the torluath as played by George Moss, who's style I am making a close study of.
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