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  • Hector The Hero (Bagpipes) - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 4,077 views
    "Hector The Hero" was written in 1903 by James Scott Skinner as a tribute to his friend Major-General Hector MacDonald. Hector MacDonald, committed suicide following accusations of homosexuality.
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  • Here Comes The Bride (Bagpipes) - Duration: 64 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 19,358 views
    This piece, also known as the "Bridal Chorus" was composed by Richard Wagner, a German composer in 1850. "Treulich geführt" (in German), is a very well known tune used to announce the arrival of t...
  • Wild Mountain Thyme (Bagpipes) - Duration: 63 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 10,509 views
    My favourite version of this song is performed by the silencers.

    Wild Mountain Thyme, also known as "Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go" was written by Francis McPeake and dedicated to his late wife in the 19...
  • Caledonia (Bagpipes) - Duration: 73 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 15,968 views
    Caledonia, one of my all time favourites by Perthshire musical legend Dougie MacLean. Written in 1977 Caledonia was written on a beach in Brittany, France, by Dougie who was feeling homesick for S...
  • Austria 2013 Final - Duration: 26 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 266 views
    Please read this copyright statement. This is a "NOT FOR PROFIT" video version of the blog I kept for our trip to Austria summer 2013.

    Copyright Statement: This video is, and can only be made a...
  • Amazing Grace (Bagpipes) - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 226,648 views
    Written by John Newton around the end of the 1770s, this tune is relatively new to the pipes.

    Amazing Grace is one of my favourites on this instrument.

    Lyrics:
    "Amazing Grace, how sweet th...
  • Highland Cathedral (Bagpipes) - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 120,507 views
    Written by two German musicians, Ulrich Roever and Michael Korb.

    I performed this piece at my Church at the end of our Sunday service.

    I learned Highland Cathedral as a thankyou and a tribute...
  • She Moved Through the Fair (Bagpipes) - Duration: 70 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 30,349 views
    A very old song that dates back as far as Medieval Times!

    Lyrics courtesy of the "Folk Song Database".

    Lyrics:
    My young love said to me,
    My mother won't mind
    And my father won't slight you...
  • Marie's Wedding (Bagpipes) - Duration: 55 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 58,086 views
    A wedding favourite...
  • Going Home (Bagpipes) - Duration: 71 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 966,730 views
    Dvoraks New World Symphony. "Going Home" is an old Negro song, its said, based on an old man in his final days who sees his own death.

    A beautiful piece, with a really nice version by Libera (a...
  • The Flowers Of The Forest (Bagpipes) - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 141,120 views
    An update of an old lament to the 10,000 brave Scottish Soldiers who perished at the Battle of Flodden.
  • Green Hills / Battles O'er (Bagpipes) - Duration: 111 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 16,563 views
    A well known set for PipeBands everywhere. The Green Hills of Tyrol (sometimes called the Scottish Soldier) and When The Battle Is Oer.

    My third uploaded tune.

    Comments welcome.
  • Flower Of Scotland (Bagpipes) - Duration: 43 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 31,694 views
    Flower of Scotland (Flùr na h-Alba) is a relatively young tune, and is by tradition, the national anthem of Scotland. This tune was written by Roy Williamson from the folk group The Corries in 196...
  • Auld Lang Sine - A Variation On The Theme? (Bagpipes) - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 9 years ago
    • 4,939 views
    Auld Lang Sine.

    ... just played around with the timing a bit!
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