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Playing it by the book

Playing it by the book

GREY’S NOTES by Michael Grey Piping Today #49, 2010. Bagpipe music publishers will never experience the mass market appeal of a Stieg Larsson (can you imagine?).  But when it comes to supporting the health and vibrancy of the music, they are every bit as important as the mainstream print houses. […]

Stuart Letford: To the Lords of Convention

Stuart Letford: To the Lords of Convention

By Stuart Letford It was Jack Campin who years ago quipped that the only place you’ll ever see a well-dressed Border piper is on an undertaker’s slab. Since its inception in the early 1980s, the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society (LBPS) has been the organisation responsible for the revival of […]

Roddy MacLeod: The sum of all our parts

Roddy MacLeod: The sum of all our parts

By Roddy MacLeod MBE Welcome to Bagpipe.News! This is The National Piping Centre’s new information service for the world of piping. We hope that this service will be engaging, entertaining, educational and supportive. Our aspiration is to connect with individuals, bands, innovators, organisers, educators and all those who work towards […]