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Piping Live! 2021 launched

Piping Live! 2021 launched

This year’s Piping Live! festival was launched today in Glasgow, Scotland. The festival will take place over nine days between August 7-15, 2021. Like last year’s festival, this year’s programme will be online, in response to current Scottish Government COVID-19 guidelines. However, if restrictions allow by August, a live audience […]

The music of John MacCrimmon, part 2

The music of John MacCrimmon, part 2

The music of John MacCrimmon – the ‘Gesto Canntaireachd’ — Part 2 By Roderick D. Cannon We don’t know exactly when Niel MacLeod of Gesto started collecting his music or how long he spent on it. We do know, however, that the collection had taken shape by 1815, because in […]