The Glorious Effect – A Must Watch Film for All Lovers of Ceòl Mòr

This marvellous short film was produced by the BBC in the early 1980s, and seeks to explain piobaireachd to the wider public. Not only does it do so from a historical perspective, but also from a performer’s, and the examination of the solo scene at the time is masterful. The film is 50 minutes long and there are interviews with many famous characters, and glimpses of others who are now…

Piobaireachd Society Log Success With Lockdown Music from Members

The Piobaireachd Society’s Facebook page has (since the lockdown in the UK) been hosting videos of Piob Soc members playing or talking about piobaireachd. It seems a very popular activity. There are other pipers out there doing similar things to entertain each other during this time … examples include Covid Ceol Mor and the pipers who have joined in with the Covid Ceilidh. So far we have had  Robert Wallace…

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