Donald MacDonald’s Collection
Donald MacDonald’s Collection of Piobaireachd – This book has a complete detail incorporating Donald MacDonalds work. It includes a biography on Donald MacDonald.
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The college of piping Volume Piobaireachd Edition is a comprehensive tutor on learning to Piobaireachd. It comes with a free cd that gives you audio example of how this music should sound. This tutor will teach you about the proper technique and give you a basic understanding of canntaireachd (mouth music)
The History and Structure of Ceol Mor - Alec Haddow spent his lifetime trying to understand the structure of Classical pipe music and how it was composed. Much of the origins of Piobaireachd had been lost following the breakdown of the Highland society after the failure of the 1745 rising and Piobaireachd only survived through a handful of the manuscripts and dedicated enthusiasts. The music that is referenced in the book can be found in the Piobaireachd society books 1 -13.
MacArthur / MacGregor Manuscript - The MacArthur MacGregor Manuscript contains 30 compositions for the Great Highland Bagpipe. These compositions are meant for use on ceremonious occasions. The music in this book was compiled by the Pipers Angus MacArthur, and John MacGregor. This book contains extensive background material and copies of the original pages. A must for any Piobaireachd enthusiast.
Complete Compositions of Ceol Mor - Contains 12 Piobaireachd compostions, and includes two CDs of each tune played in full. This book has been edited by Captain John's son, Colin MacLellan. Biogragraphy is written by Jim McGillivary and Colin MacLellan. Each tune has a description of the history of the tune, giving an insight into Captian John's life.