CoPRadio August 2014 This month we feature the playing of the late Alasdair Gillies, Steven Leask and Gordon Walker. Our Piobaireachd of the Month is the Salute to James Campbell played by Dr Jack Taylor recorded live at the College of Piping Lecture earlier this year.
This month we celebrate Inveraray's first major win at the European Championships at Forres. We also have music from Steven Leask and our Piobairachd of the Month is the Lament for the Earl of Antrim played by Euan MacCrimmon.
This month's CoP Radio podcast has the final excerpt of Douglas Murray's recital at the CoP Winter School last February. There is also a track from Shotts and Dykehead and the Piobaireachd of the Month is Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert's Fancy played by Dr Jack Taylor (pictured right) and recorded live at the College [...]
Douglas Murray plays our ceol beag this month - 6/8s and a quality March, Strathspeys and Reel - all recorded live at the College Winter School. Field Marshal keep the band music to the fore with a suite by Don Bradford, and finally we have our 'Piobaireachd of the Month' from double Gold Medallist Euan [...]
Douglas Murray The Uist & Barra Professional contest again sustains this month's show with fine performances from Gordon Walker, Gordon McCready and David Wilton. We also have a track from Iain MacDonald, Glenuig, playing with the Battlefield Band, the choice of P/M Duncan Nicholson of the Greater Glasgow Police Pipe Band. Our 'Piobaireachd [...]
Donald McBride CoP Radio ~ March 2014 CoP Radio this month is sustained by music from the first professional competition of the year, the Uist & Barra held at the College of Piping on March 8. Terrific playing from Allan Russell, Alasdair Henderson, P/M Gordon Walker and Angus MacColl. Angus gives us our [...]
Finlay Johnston CoP Radio ~ February 2014 This month we examine the march playing of Robert Reid and Donald MacPherson and their different styles. We also have a track from a new CD from US folk piper Ben Smith now based in Edinburgh. Top professional piper Finlay Johnston gives us a selection of [...]
Captain John Maclellan January 2014 CoP Radio This month we conclude our recordings from the Echoes of Oban concert from last November (kindly sponsored by D Naill & Co). Our pipers from that night are two of the best, P/Sgt Alastair Dunn of Field Marshal Montgomery and P/M Stuart Liddell of Inveraray [...]
Alasdair Henderson December 2013 CoP Radio The podcast for this month is sustained by the Echoes of Oban concert held at the College in November. Some of the finest piping talent of the younger generation play selections of ceol mor and ceol beag: Gavin Ferguson, Sandy Cameron, Darach Urquhart, Gordon Bruce and Alasdair [...]
Sid Moore November 2013 CoP Radio Sid Moore (pictured right) of Greater Glasgow Police PB, young, up-and-coming piper Steven Gray and Callum Beaumont are this month's pipers. There's a medley too from Inveraray & District to mark Steven McWhirter's recent win at the World Drumming Solos. Callum plays our Piobaireachd of the Month, [...]