Tag Archives: pipe music

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1997.241.1

Audio cassette recording of a ceilidh with Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill.

Ceilidh with Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, Hugh MacLean, Barrapol and Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, including sea-going stories; sea birds for human consumption; home-cured bacon; a humorous song called `Highland Paddy`; a selection of tunes played on the chanter; the first radio sets on Tiree; the shop in Sandaig; Gaelic riddles, sayings and proverbs; the miller`s family; the MacFadyen family in Kenovay.

1997.239.2

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacLean of Barrapol talking to John Donald MacLean in 1997.

Hugh MacLean (Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòr) of Barrapol talks to John Donald MacLean in 1997 about shipwrecks on Tiree’s coast, a song about the Vivo composed by John Brown of Kilmoluaig, the burial ground of a shipwrecked crew at Balevullin, the healthy diet of his younger days, changes in the fishing grounds, shooting duck, geese and cormorants, eating seafood and seaweed, his school-days at Heylipol School, his interest in piping and Tiree pipers and fiddlers, the names of the cliffs caves and fishing rocks at Kennavara and his wartime experiences. Tha Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòr a Goirtean Dòmhnall a’ bruidhinn ri Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn ann an 1997 mu na luing-bhriseadh air na tràighean mun cuairt Thiriodh, òran a chaidh a’ sgrìobhadh mun Vivo le Iain ’IcIllDhuinn a Cill Moluaig, an cladh aig sgioba long-bhriseadh ann am Baile Mhuilinn, am biadh fallain a fhuair e ann an làithean òige, atharrachaidhean ann àiteachan iasgaich, an t-sealgaireachd lacha, geòidh agus sgairbh, ag itheadh biadh-cladaich agus feamainn, a làithean-sgoile an Sgoil na Mòintich, a spies ann am pìobaireachd, pìobairean agus fìdhlearan Thiriodh, ainmeannan nan stùcannan, uamhan agus carraigean ann an Ceann a’ Bhara agus deuchainn an àm a’ chogaidh.

1997.146.5

Laminated photocopy of the musical score for a bagpipe march `79th`s Farewell to Gibralter`.

Musical score for a march on the bagpipes titled `79th`s Farewell to Gibralter`.

2000.10.14

Book `Traditional Gaelic Bagpiping 1745-1945` by John G. Gibson.

History of bagpiping from the Highlands to Cape Breton and Nova Scotia. Includes the Disarming Act, military piping, repertoire of civilian and military pipers, and competition piping. Also the influence of the church and emigration. Pages 6 and 192: Tiree.

1997.75.1

Photocopied sheet of music titled `Duncan Morrison MBE`.

A march in A Minor composed by Ian Crichton of Stornoway in honour of Duncan Morrison MBE wwhen he was admitted as a Freeman of the Western Isles.

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