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The Pibroch Network launches with a £200,000 boost

The Pibroch Network launches with a £200,000 boost

A new digital start-up to foster artistic vigour and innovation in pibroch was launched yesterday, Friday, August 5 by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The Pibroch Network is a comprehensive online database that aims to make it easy for people to discover, learn, teach and research pibroch. Its vision is of […]

A fresh start for pibroch inclusion

A fresh start for pibroch inclusion

The altpibroch website, which has lain dormant since the death of ceòl mòr scholar J. David Hester, has been rebranded and relaunched as The Pibroch Network. The website curates a network of digital resources devoted to the learning, teaching, performance and wider public appreciation of pibroch. Known as The Alt […]

CLASP profile: James Carnegie

CLASP profile: James Carnegie

James Carnegie is the latest member of the Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP) to be profiled: • Where are you from and how did you get into piping?Edinburgh (although I now live in Cambridge). My uncle plays and from an early age I wanted to learn the pipes. […]

Stories of the Tunes – Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay

Stories of the Tunes – Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay

Donald ‘Duaghal’ MacKay was born in the old Tongue House in Sutherland, Scotland in 1591. His father, Uisdean was the 13th chief of the MacKays and Donald succeeded him as 14th chief on Uisdean’s death in 1614. Donald was knighted in 1616 and became 1st Lord Reay in 1628, the […]