Tag: Stuart Liddell

Stuart Liddell recital in Braemar this week

Stuart Liddell recital in Braemar this week

An evening of pipe music performed by three times Glenfiddich Piping Champion will be held this Saturday, March 26, at the Braemar Highland Games Centre.  Stuart Liddell founder and Pipe Major of the Inverary & District Pipe Band is one of the world’s most gifted and exciting pipers, and is […]

Sound file for Platinum Jubilee tune updated

Sound file for Platinum Jubilee tune updated

Last summer we posted a story about the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on June 2, 2022, and plan for pipers to mark the occasion by playing a tune specially written by Stuart Liddell. An eagle-eyed reader recently spotted that Dan Nevans‘ recording of Diu Regnare did not match the music written […]

Callum Beaumont competing at the online 2020 Silver Chanter.

Callum Beaumont wins 2021 Donald MacDonald Cuach

Callum Beaumont from Bo’ness, Scotland was the winner tonight at the 2021 Donald MacDonald Cuach. Callum, pictured, played Donald MacDonald’s setting of Cumha Mhic a h-Arasaig (MacKintosh’s Lament). The competition was held online for the first time in the event’s 35 years with the five pipers playing from their respective […]

Dan Nevans reviews John Dew’s ‘Pipe Tunes’

Dan Nevans reviews John Dew’s ‘Pipe Tunes’

It’s been a hell of a year for new music. This year, plenty of performers have released new records, new collections and performances on live streams and YouTube recitals. Just in time for Christmas, here comes a collection of tunes titled simply, Pipe Tunes. John Dew, one of our most […]

A flavour of the 2020 Glenfiddich

A flavour of the 2020 Glenfiddich

By Stuart Letford Ever wondered what it would be like to have a private recital given by our ten best pipers? Well, that’s almost what I experienced last Friday at Blair Castle where this year’s Glenfiddich, the 47th, was held behind closed doors. By now, you will no doubt have […]