TSCD466 webConnoisseurs recognise what amateurs feel instinctively, that John Burgess is the finest living exponent of the Scots bagpipes, equally impressive whether playing marches, airs, jigs, strathspeys or the majestic repertory of the pibroch, the classical music of the Highlands.

6/8 marches: Bundle & Go / Over the Water to Charlie / Campbeltown Loch / Joy Go with My Love / Traigh Gruinard / Morag
slow air: Bonnie Argyl
pibroch: Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor MacLeod
6/8 marches: Colonel Robertson / The 72nd Highlanders’ Farewell to Edinburgh / Major John MacLennan
slow air & jig: Leaving Ardtornish / The Geese in the Bog
hornpipes: The Snowtailed Coat / The Mallow Men / Pipe Mjr George S Allan / Jockey on the Braes of Abernathy / Wee Alex – Fort William / Paddy Kelly’s Stump / The Boys of Bluehill / The Ballachulish Walkabout
march, strathspey & reel: Lord Alexander / Tulloch Gorum / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran
hornpipe & retreat march: Duncan Johnstone / Farewell to Nigg
jigs: The Baldoozer / Center’s Bonnet / Cork Hill / John MacDonald’s Jig
10  air: Loch Monar
11 march, strathspey & reel: The Ewe wi’ the Crookit Horn / The Rejected Suitor
12  jigs: Donald MacLean / Paddy’s Leather Breeches
13  pibroch: The Desperate Battle of the Birds
14 jigs: The Old Wife’s Dance / The Kitchen Maid / The Irish Washerwoman
15  air: The Wandering Piper
16  marches: Parker’s Welcome to Perthshire / Achany Glen
17  march, strathspey & reel: The Duchess of Edinburgh / Thick Lies the Mist on Yonder Hill / Rose Among the Heather / The High Road to Linton
18  marches: The Pretty Apron / The Highland Lassie Going to the Fair / The Ladies from Hell / Devlin Side

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