How to Play Bagpipe and String Bagpipe with a Bagpipe & String Orchestra

A bagpipe player can’t really be said to have the best repertoire.Many of the tunes on their repertoire have been picked up by other musicians.But if you’re looking for a great bagpipe music, you can find plenty to choose from.Here are some good bagpipe tunes to choose with: Bagpipe – The Bagpipe, The Bagpiper’s Dream, […]

When a musician’s life changed for the better: ‘Weird Christmas’ from the band Bagpiper

By MARK MCCALLUMPublished Dec. 17, 2018 11:32:27The band BagPiper has been performing the songs “Weird Holiday” from their upcoming album for nearly 20 years.Now, the group is hoping to get the song on the radio in 2017.The group says it’s a tribute to the musical icon Bob Mccallums life and he passed away at age […]

Bagpiper Band: What is it about the bagpipe?

By Peter McCurryThe Irish Timesbagpipers band, Bagpipers, has been around since 1874.Its name comes from its trademark, and it was originally called the Bagpipe Players and their leader, James Bagpipe.The Bagpipes were originally a ragtime troupe of pipe players who performed in pubs across the UK, and in London was known as the Bagpoppers.Its popularity […]

Computer-generated bagpipers: A new musical adventure

A computer-generated instrument (CGI) for bagpiping and bagpipe notation is set to become a reality in a £500,000 ($933,000) commercial venture launched by an Australian computer-maker.The company behind the new software says it will allow anyone to create music that mimics the distinctive sound of bagpiper instruments.It’s also the first such piece of computer-made music.Bagpipers […]