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Author aims to demystify pibroch

Author aims to demystify pibroch

Dan Nevans, the well-known Scottish piper, will shortly publish a book that aims to introduce ceòl mòr to non-enthusiasts. Dan, a piping teacher at the National Piping Centre, told Bagpipe.News the idea for the book, titled Piobaireachd is for Everyone, was to demystify the music and make it “palatable for […]

The structure of piobaireachd, 3

The structure of piobaireachd, 3

By Capt. John A. MacLellan MBE The next phrase patterns to be discussed are those which incorporate the TERTIARY grouping. This title just signifies a third classification. The main characteristic is, that each of the three lines are of equal length, (remember both “Primary” and ‘’Secondary” had a metre of […]