Four-time World Champion piper Kyle Warren has recently returned to Scotland after spending five years in Australia, teaching bagpipes at the prestigious Scotch College in Melbourne and leading the Grade 2 Australian Champions, Hawthorn Pipe Band as pipe major. Before emigrating, Kyle was a member… read more
Eddie Seaman plays the Highland bagpipe and whistle. He is accompanied on six tracks by the very talented multi-instrumentalist Aaron Jones, who plays bouzouki and double bass on the album. Eddie is joined on the Uamh an Oir (Cave of Gold) track by the very fine Gaelic singer Maeve Mackinnon for… read more
— 2016 Top 20 — Scottish Tradition Series — Bagpipes — Gaelic Song — Spoken Word — CD — CDTRAX9027
Scottish Tradition Series vol 27.
Various singers, storytellers and piping from the archives of The School of Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh. Sguaban A Tìr An Eòrna translates from the Gaelic as Sheaves From The Land Of Barley. Tiree, a low lying island of some thirty-six square miles west of Ardnamurchan Point, lacks… read more
The long-anticipated Book Two of the legendary piper Gordon Duncan‘s tune collection of marches, polkas, jigs, piobaireachd, slow airs, dances and reels. Featuring the infamous and ever-popular arrangement of AC/DC‘s Thunderstruck amongst the collection, this is a must have for all pipers. The… read more
Pipe music and song from the Scottish Borders, presented by The Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society. This is a brilliant album in which the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society has set out to explore Border repertoire - tunes and songs with strong Border resonances, many of which have not… read more
— Scottish Tradition Series — Bagpipes — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9010D
Scottish Tradition Series vol 10.
Born of a Raasay family living in Tobermory, Isle Of Mull, William MacLean was a pupil of Malcolm MacPherson (Calum Piobaire) of Badenoch, with whom he made a special study of piobaireachd. He went on to win many piping prizes, including the Argyllshire Star at Oban (1898), the Inverness… read more
— Scottish Tradition Series — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX9015
Scottish Tradition Series vol 15.
Born in Strathglass in 1903, son of an estate worker, it was while his father was working on an estate in Glengarry that George Moss, not yet in his teens, began serious study of the repertory and traditions of the Highland bagpipe. He competed on occasions but spent a lot of his time studying and… read more
Ross Munro started playing the bagpipes under Pipe Major John D Burgess MBE at an early age. At seventeen he joined The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. After the mega success of the Spirit Of The Glen trilogy of albums on Decca Records, in which Ross played a pivotal role as Pipe Major on the Classical… read more
— Scottish Tradition Series — Bagpipes — Fiddle — Gaelic Song — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9026D
Scottish Tradition Series vol 26.
Field Recordings of Gaelic Music & Song From The Highlands & Islands by Calum MacLean A double CD set with one CD consisting of songs and the other featuring instrumental music. The School of Scottish Studies and Greentrax are delighted to present this double CD collection, selected from the… read more
Seudan comprises some of Scotland’s leading exponents of traditional pipe music and Gaelic song. The music is alive and vital, closely related to its old natural step dance rhythms while the piobaireachd follows the song versions from which they originated. The arrangement and delivery of their… read more
Two-time BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Of The Year finalist, piper Lorne MacDougall was brought up in Carradale, Kintyre. On leaving school he studied for a BA in Scottish Traditional Music at the Royal Scottish Academy Of Music And Drama in Glasgow, graduating with honours in 2005.… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX326
This is the tenth and final volume in this quite remarkable and very unique series of recordings, which have both historic and instructional value to all pipers who study, play or simply enjoy piobaireachd. From the recorded teachings of the great Bobs Of Balmoral, as Robert Nicol and Robert Brown… read more
Gordon Duncan, from Pitlochry in Perthshire, a piper, folk musician and composer, died in December 2005 aged 41. He was widely regarded as one of the most skilled and innovative traditional music performers and composers of modern times. While steeped in the art of traditional Highland piping, his… read more
Gordon at his very best - a must-have recording for piping fans. Possibly the most skilful and innovative piper ever, Gordon’s influence is still felt after his untimely death. Gordon recorded three solo albums for Greentrax Recordings - Just For Seumas, The Circular Breath and Thunderstruck -… read more
Although Gordon Duncan’s tunes are well known throughout the traditional music scene in many parts of the world, very few of his compositions have been published in print. However, under the guidance of his brother Pipe Major Ian Duncan, this first volume of Gordon Duncan’s Tunes is now… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX318
Volume 9 in this highly acclaimed series follows the successful formula of the previous CDs, with a minimum of interference to original recordings. The recordings included here were made by Norman A Matheson at Birkhall, Malcolm McRae at Balmoral and by Robert U Brown at Balmoral for Dr Kenneth… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX292
Volume 8 of this highly acclaimed series of original recordings of The Bobs of Balmoral, which consist of Robert U Brown and Robert B Nicol giving instruction on the art of piobaireachd. When their competing days were over, ‘the Bobs’ began the task of passing their knowledge on to future… read more
The second part of a live recording from the previous four-time World Champions, under the direction of Pipe Major Terry Lee. Recorded at The Simon Fraser University Theatre, BC, Canada, and celebrating the Band’s 40th Anniversary in 2005. The solo pipers on the album are Alan Bevin, who continues… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — Celtic Collections — Accordion & Melodeon — Bagpipes — Fiddle — CD — CDGMP8008
Celtic Collections vol 8.
Well known and loved tunes take you on a musical journey around Scotland. “My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go” ...wrote Robert (Rabbie) Burns who loved the landscape and music of this uniquely beautiful part of the world. This album is a musical evocation of the stunning mountains,… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX279
Volume 7 of this highly acclaimed series of original recordings of The Bobs of Balmoral, which consist of Robert U Brown and Robert B Nicol giving instruction on the art of piobaireachd. When their competing days were over, ‘the Bobs’ began the task of passing their knowledge on to future… read more
Recorded live in Pitlochry Town Hall in October 2003, a varied set of performances to an enthusiastic sell-out audience. The performers on this album include the best of Scotland’s exponents of the Scottish Smallpipes and Border Pipes. All the pipes played were made by Hamish and Fin Moore of… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX262
Volume 6 of this highly acclaimed series of original recordings of the ‘Bobs of Balmoral’ - Robert U Brown and Robert Nicol - giving instruction on the art of piobaireachd, mainly through vocalisations of the tunes with some playing. Includes the recommended 2004 competition pieces. This series… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Grand Concerts Of Piping — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX260
The third album in this series of top class piping, recorded live at Lowland and Borders Pipers’ Society concerts. An interesting mix of types of bagpipe, traditions and piping styles, through the expertise of Anne Marie Summers, Stephen Tyler, Finlay MacDonald, Fraser Fifield, Rory Campbell,… read more
Live recordings from the Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society’s recitals of 6th March, 1999 (Roddy MacLeod tracks) and 15th March, 2003 (McCallum, Walker and West tracks) at St Cecilia’s Hall, Edinburgh. William McCallum, Roddy MacLeod and Gordon Walker are all champion competition players of the… read more
No ordinary solo piping album, and can equally be enjoyed by the young and old - exciting stuff! R S MacDonald (Roddy), originally hails from the Scottish town of Inverness. His father is the renowned player, judge and composer of music, William MacDonald (Benbecula) and his grandfather, Donald… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX248
Volume 5 of this highly acclaimed series of original recordings of the ‘Bobs of Balmoral’ - Robert U Brown and Robert Nicol - giving instruction on the art of piobaireachd, mainly through vocalisations of the tunes with some playing. This series of recordings is mainly intended for instructional… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX241
Gordon Duncan was certainly one of Scotland’s most innovative pipers and arguably one of the best. He was also a notable and original composer - his tune Andy Renwick’s Ferret, included on this album by popular request, has been recorded in excess of fifty versions by pipers, Scottish dance… read more
— Masters Of Piobaireachd — Bagpipes — CD — CDTRAX231
Volume 4 of this highly acclaimed series of original recordings of the ‘Bobs of Balmoral’ - Robert U Brown and Robert Nicol - giving instruction on the art of piobaireachd, mainly through vocalisations of the tunes with some playing. This series of recordings is mainly intended for instructional… read more
— Bands — Bagpipes — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX220
The band Pipedown was formed in 1998, when it won the Danny Kyle Open Stage Award at Glasgow’s 2001 Celtic Connections festival. Drawing on influences from Scottish and Irish traditions, together with Celtic music worldwide, the result has been a powerful and distinctive sound, rich in melody and… read more
From Pitlochry in Perthshire, Gary West learned his piping with the much-acclaimed Vale Of Atholl Pipe Band, with whom he played for eighteen years, winning both the Scottish and European Championships. In the late 1980s, Gary began to play a prominent role in the folk music scene, joining Ceolbeg… read more
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