Tag: Colin Campbell

Peter McCalister reviews ‘Pipers Meeting’

Peter McCalister reviews ‘Pipers Meeting’

• From the October 2017 Piping Times By Peter McCalister Jack Taylor and Patrick Molard have done a masterful job of ‘translating’ the remaining unpublished tunes in Colin Campbell’s two volumes of canntaireachd. Several generations of pipers, including the influential Archie Kenneth, suggested that these tunes “lacked musical merit” but […]

Why was the Campbell Canntaireachd written? Stranger things have happened…

Why was the Campbell Canntaireachd written? Stranger things have happened…

• From the October 2014 Piping Times. By Keith Sanger Although a considerable amount of research on the Campbell Canntaireachd manuscripts and the music contained in them has been undertaken over the years, one question, which has yet to be addressed seriously, is what prompted the Campbell’s to compile the […]