King of the Highland Pipers

King of the Highland Pipers

by John Burgess
     
 

Burgess was a kind of Jascha Heifetz of the Scots pipes, a child prodigy who by 15 had won the Gold Medal for pibroch -- the heart of ceol moir, the esoteric classical music of the Scots pipes. This extremely welcome CD, drawn from Burgess's first two '70s LPs for Topic Records, contains superb examples of both…  See more details below

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Burgess was a kind of Jascha Heifetz of the Scots pipes, a child prodigy who by 15 had won the Gold Medal for pibroch -- the heart of ceol moir, the esoteric classical music of the Scots pipes. This extremely welcome CD, drawn from Burgess's first two '70s LPs for Topic Records, contains superb examples of both ceol moir and the rich heritage of reels, strathspeys and other dance forms. ~ John Storm Roberts, Original Music

Product Details

Release Date:
04/19/1994
Label:
Topic Records
UPC:
5016272466029
catalogNumber:
466
Rank:
280498

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Tracks

  1. Bundle And Go/Over The Water Charlie/Campbell Loch/Joy Go Wi
  2. Bonnie Argyl
  3. Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod
  4. Colonel Robertson/72nd Highlanders Farewell To Edinburg h/Ma
  5. Leaving Ardtornish/Geese In The Bag
  6. The Swallowtailed Coat/ Mallow Men/Pipe Mjr George S Allan/ Jock
  7. Lord Alexander Kennedy/Tulloch Gorum/Mrs Macpherson Of Inver
  8. Duncan Johnstone/Farewell To Nigg
  9. The Baldoozer/Center's Bonnet/Cork Hill John McDonald's Jig
  10. Loch Monar
  11. The Ewe Wi' The Crookit Horn/Rejected Suitor
  12. Donald MacLean/Paddy's Leather Breeches
  13. The Desperate Battle of the Birds
  14. The Old Wife's Dance/Kitchen Maid/Irish Washerwoman
  15. The Wandering Piper
  16. Parker's Welcome To Perthshire/Achany Glen
  17. The Duchess Of Edinburgh/Thick Lies The Mist On Yonder Hill /Ros
  18. The Pretty Apron/Highland Lassie Going To The Fair/Ladies F rom

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