Tag: Ian Duncan

Pipe Major James Robertson, from the cover of the June 1961 'Piping Times'.

P.M. James Robertson’s family / Ali Levack / Irish Piobaireachd Society

Tobar an Dualchais, the archival project that digitises, catalogues and disseminates Gaelic and Scots sound recordings online, is seeking information on the surviving family of Pipe Major James Robertson, Gordon Highlanders (b. 1886-d. 1961).  Recordings of Robertson, the composer of Farewell to the Creeks, have been discovered – both spoken […]

Kayleigh Johnstone overall in Pittsburgh

Kayleigh Johnstone overall in Pittsburgh

George Balderose of the Balmoral School writes: Kayleigh Johnstone of Aurora, Ontario was the overall piping winner of the annual Balmoral Classic piping contest held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last weekend. Remarkably, her brother, Colin won the George Sherriff contest held in Ontario that same evening. As well as the trophies, […]

Just for Gordon

Just for Gordon

Just for Gordon concert at Celtic Connections 2016. On stage from left is Ian Duncan, Allan MacDonald, Lorne MacDougall, Angus MacColl, Stuart Liddell, Gary West, Ross Ainslie, Alex Duncan and Ali Hutton