Archive for February, 2007

Bagpipe photo of the week.

Monday, February 26th, 2007
jordan, roman theater, beduins, scottish bagpipes… Originally uploaded by vshioshvili.

Jordanian Celts? Some of these global buskers need to find another hobby methinks…

Brainy Bagpipers

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

MIT, that northeastern institute of all things brainy and innovative, has devoted pieces of their curricula in all subject areas to something they are calling “OpenCourseware.” Put simply, it is entire courses offered digitally, online, and for free. Anyone with the time and inclination can take beginning level courses in, well, just about anything, from [...]

Bagpipe photo of the week.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007
Tuning Up Originally uploaded by rudenoon.

You know buskers have it tough when they must busk in remote places like Tibet…

Pipuary in New Jersey!

Monday, February 19th, 2007

Another blazing success for The Metro Cup Highland Bagpipe Championship held in Newark, New Jersey on Feb. 17. This year’s field was by far the most formidable hosting no less than the likes of Roddy MacLeod, Gordon Walker, and Simon McKerrell along with Metro Cup regulars Bruce Gandy (overall winner), Alastair Gillies, Alasdair Dunn, Margaret [...]

Cuisdeag lickin’ good!

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

A collision of two worlds. I would like to start seeing this tattoo sported on some pipers’ biceps or calf this summer! Link to original source.

Controversy of Composers Fix

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

It has come to our attention that anyone who has attempted to email tunes to email listed in the original “Controversy of Composers” post ( will have had their emails “bounce.” Our apologies. Sometimes technical problems exist unknown until someone brings it to your attention.

The problem should be fixed now. To make up for any [...]