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#TuneTuesday | Pipe Major Donald MacLean of Lewis

This #TuneTuesday is a great ‘walking around’ tune as those that have played in higher grade competitive pipe bands would call it. Walking around tunes are used for parades or to ‘warm up’ the bagpipes and fingers before playing the more difficult and fast paced sets and medleys required to compete with in the competition circle. 49 more words

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Bagpiper Podcast #3: Super Bowl 50 Preview

Patrick Hynes and Mitchell Lockhart breakdown the Super Bowl 50 match up between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers.

Edited by Braden Schroeder

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Award-winning piper shares love of Scottish music

New Hamburg Independent
By Lisa Hagen

What is the most important thing to remember when playing the bagpipes?

“Try not to flash anyone,” laughs piper Andrew Huxley-Osborne in reference to the traditional pipe-playing kilt. 513 more words

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#TuneTuesday | Rakes of Kildare

This week’s #TuneTuesday is a tune I recently learned to play as it was requested by a bride for her upcoming wedding. “Rakes of Kildare” is a traditional Irish jig that is quite popular in Canadian/Celtic fiddle music as I have discovered from “Googling it!” 68 more words

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#TuneTuesday | Farewell to Whisky

This week’s #TuneTuesday “Farewell to Whisky” was said to be written the year that there was a national grain shortage in Scotland and the distilleries were banned from ‘wasting’ barley for whisky making. 59 more words

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Bagpiper Podcast: NFL predictions for AFC & NFC championships

by Patrick Hynes and Mitchell Lockhart

Listen in this week as Patrick Hynes and Mitchell Lockhart discuss their predictions for the upcoming AFC and NFC championship games in the NFL Playoffs.

Edited by Braden Schroeder

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#TuneTuesday | A Man's A Man For A' That

This weekend and on Monday, January 25th, Scots around the world will celebrate the Scottish poet Robbie Burns’ birthday. This usually involves a traditional haggis dinner, some even more interesting Scottish cocktails, and of course, bagpipes. 114 more words

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