Wetootwaag's Bagpipe and History Podcast

Original Compositions, Historic Tunes and Popular Culture of the 18th and 19th Centuries

About the show

This show is (mostly) a bi-weekly podcast that explores the likely repertoire of eighteenth and early nineteenth century bagpipers, using historic music collections (written for bagpipes or not), performed on Uilleann pipes, Highland pipes and whistles. Every episodes notes include links to the historic sheet music when available. For information about my Albums Oyster Wives Rant, and Pay the Pipemaker go here:


For information about Jeremy and the instruments played on the show go here:

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  • Welcome to Wetootwaag's Bagpipe and History Podcast: Introduction and Review of Sources

    January 22nd, 2022  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bagpipes, baroque, border music, celtic music, country dance, dance music, eighteenth century, greath highland bagpipes, history, irish bagpipes, irish history, light music, nineteenth century, performance, recorded music, scottish bagpipes, scottish history, talk show, uilleann pipes, united kingdom history

    Original: Improvisation at St. Clement’s Church on the Isle of Harris
    Thomas Marsden: Mr. Preston’s Hornpipe
    Straigh & Skillern: Miss Fowler’s Delight, The Nabob, Pantheon, The Oak Tree.
    Patrick MacDonald: Mermaid, Fisherman's Song for Attracting Seals, Spoigan, Joseph McDonald's Jig, Tune 6 & 7 (Lord Reay's Jig, and The Goatherd)

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