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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Scotland,
  • Highlands.

Subjects:

  • Bagpipe -- Methods.,
  • Bagpipe -- Scotland -- Highlands.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1927 ed., Inverness, A. MacDonald, 1927. Originally published, Edinburgh, P. McDonald, 1803.

StatementWith a new introd. by Seumas MacNeill.
GenreMethods.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT530 .M22 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, ix, 36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5419794M
ISBN 100883054167
LC Control Number73012912
OCLC/WorldCa695619

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Murdoch MacDonald, minister of Durness. In he wrote the manuscript which he entitled ‘A Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe’. He was a piper himself, and as far as we know he was the first piper ever to write on the subject or to attempt to record in notation the music we now know as piobaireachd.’ In stock (can be backordered). There is little record of pipers being harassed, imprisoned, or hanged for playing the pipes after the ’45 and we know that Joseph MacDonald compiled his Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe in , 14 years after the troubles. It would be reasonable to assume that piping did not suffer unduly. Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe: : MacDonald, Joseph: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Basket. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. Joseph MacDonald was born in 26 February In he wrote the manuscript ‘A Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe’. He was a piper himself, and as far as we know he was the first piper to record in notation the music we now call piobaireachd.

Patrick’s brother, Joseph MacDonald, who left a manuscript, A Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe, written in but not published until , gives the same leaves us in no doubt as to the place of ornamentations in the music. What we now call cadences, he called “introductions”, that is, a succession of grace note or runs of small notes leading down to a. The exact date of the drones is not known. They bear a striking similarity to the watercolour sketch in Joseph MacDonald’s ‘Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe’ (c; see above). They are significantly lighter than drones of later periods and stand out for their wine-glass-shaped tops, which resonate beautifully. EUL ms A Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe containing all the shakes, introductions, graces & cuttings which are peculiar to this instrument, reduced to order & method: fully explain’d, & noted at large in 58 tables & examples. With all the terms of art in which this instrument was originally taught by its first masters & composers in the Islands of Sky & Mull. Currie substitute South African prop Shaun Ruwers was yellow carded three minutes after coming on but Selkirk could not take advantage though and a Semple penalty put Currie back in front.