The MacArthur-MacGregor Manuscript of Piobaireachd (1820) PDF ePub eBook

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The MacArthur-MacGregor Manuscript of Piobaireachd (1820) free pdf The MacArthur-MacGregor Manuscript of Piobaireachd contains thirty compositions for the Highland bagpipes for use on ceremonial occasions, compiled by the pipers Angus MacArthur of Trotternish in Skye and John MacGregor of Fortingall in Perthshire, and overseen by Andrew Robertson of the Highland Society of London. This Piobaireachd Society manuscript (deposited in the National Library of Scotland) is published here for the first time in a volume comprising extensive background material, critical and performing editions of the music, and a facsimile of the original music pages.FRANS BUISMAN (1942-2002) spent his working life cataloguing oriental books at Amsterdam University and devoted the rest of his time to the classical music of the great Highland bagpipe. ANDREW WRIGHT is one of the world's foremost performers, teachers and adjudicators of ceol mor, the classical music of the Highland bagpipe. Formerly Reader in Chemistry at the University of East Anglia, RODERICK CANNON is also a piper and author of several books about the history of bagpipes and their music.

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Angus MacArthur The last in a line of hereditary pipers retained by the MacDonalds of Sleat in Skye. John MacGregor Notator of the music. One of the MacGregor pipers from Fortingall, a family that dominated the first thirty years of the Falkirk and Edinburgh piping competitions. He was appointed principal piper to the Highland Society of London in 1805.

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Author : Frans Buisman
Publisher : Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen
Data Published : 01 December 2001
ISBN : 0852616937
EAN : 9780852616932
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 166 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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