Arthur Gillies and Major Gavin Stoddart - The Piping Centre 1997 Recital Series - Vol III

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In the Autumn of 1996, Glasgow's new Piping Centre heralded its opening by hosting a piping recital series. The Centre's custom-built auditorium provided the ideal venue for the series which was designed to showcase the best in Highland piping and featured several of the worlds most celebrated names.

Following the tremendous success of the 1996 recital series, demand was such that this event  became a highlight of the year on the piping calender. The 1997 recordings provide the second instalment to this increasingly valuable archive.

The 1997 recitalists are:
William McCallum and Bob Worrall (1997 Recital Series - Vol I)
John Patrick and Stuart Liddell (1997 Recital Series - Vol II)
Arthur Gillies and Major Gavin Stoddart (1997 Recital Series - Vol III)
Ian Duncan and Roddy MacLeod (1997 Recital Series - Vol IV)

Other recording in this series include:
Jack Lee and P/M Alasdair Gillies (1996 Recital Series - Vol I)
John D. Burgess and Donald MacPherson (1996 Recital Series - Vol II)
Willie Morrison and Dr. Angus MacDonald (1996 Recital Series - Vol III)
Angus MacColl and Gordon Duncan (1996 Recital Series - Vol IV)
Brian Lamond and Richard Parkes (1998 Recital Series - Vol I)
Allan MacDonald and Gordon Walker (1998 Recital Series - Vol II)

Track list:
1. The 93rds Farewell to Parkhurst
The Hills of Glenorchy
Nell Flahertys Drake
The Top of Ben Lomond
2. Leaving Lunga
The Argyllshire Gathering
The Caledonian Society of Winnepeg
Iain Morrison
3. Atholl Cummers Lochiels Away to France The Rejected Suitor
4. Crossing the Minch
Ronnie Lawries Rant
Mrs Barbara Gillies
6. Corrienessans Salute

7. The Edinburgh Military Tattoo
The Festival March
8. Highland Wedding
Blair Drummond
The Sheepwife
9. Lord MacPherson of Drumochter
MacLeod of Mull
Jean Mauchline
10. Maggie Cameron
The Shepherds Crook
Lochiels Awa to France
The Grey Bob
11. The Braes of Loch Grant
The Lochaber Gathering
12. The Lament for the Children

Artists on this album:
Arthur Gillies 
Major Gavin Stoddart

Further Information:
Label: Temple Records
Released: 1999

Temple Records Catalogue Number:
CD - COMD 2077 
Download - DD 2077

Record Production: Robin Morton

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