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Music

We play mostly traditional scottish music on pipes tuned to scottish pipe band playing convention ie notionally concert B flat (Bb) but actually about half a semitone above that (for reasons best known to itself the piping world has suffered "pitch creep" since 1970). In frequency terms our low A is now in the region of 478 Hz as opposed to 466 Hz. This means that playing with wind or brass ensembles is difficult unless we convert to a concert pitch Bb chanter and extend the drones to accomodate a flatter than usual sound. We can do this for up to 6 pipers at some notice.   

Our current repertoire is set out below. Click on the music link (highlighted and then underlined) to download a pdf
version of the setting we use (note: some sets are split for pdf conversion and music not highlighted is not available by this means)


Right - Video of the band at Swanage Carnival 2022 - Kindly provided by Ruthie Phillips


2022 Playlist


Marching sets.

 
 
     
  1. Scotland the Brave set
  2.  
  3. Green Hills set
  4.  
  5. The Barren Rocks set
  6.  
  7. Hundred Pipers set
  8.  
  9. Bonny Galloway set
  10.  
  11. Balmoral set
 
 
Static display tunes
 
 
     
  1. Amazing Grace
  2.  
  3. J K Cairns medley
  4.  
  5. Highland Cathedral
  6.  
  7. Cock O’ the North set
  8.  
  9. Waly Waly (with harmonies)
  10.  
  11. Farewell set


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