Tag: Duncan MacIntyre

'Wee' Donald MacLean at Cowal in 1934.

Famous pipers: Donald MacLean

On Monday we kicked off the first of an occasional series on the stories behind some of our more famous tunes. There’s been a great response to this, with suggestions of further tunes to look at. Today, we kick off what will be another occasional series, that of famous pipers. […]

Louden’s Bonnie Woods and Braes

Louden’s Bonnie Woods and Braes

By James E. Scott This strathspey takes its name from a song written by Robert Tannahill, the Paisley poet, who was born in 1774 and died in 1810. He wrote some fine songs, and it is a pity that we do not hear them sung today. He did not compose […]