Monthly Archives: October 2013

072 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Spoooky Bagpiping and Drumming Horror Stories

Date of Original Live Show: October 30th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: This week, we’re back to the norm – or are we? Halloween is tomorrow, so let’s talk about those nasty (and scary) moments in music when everything goes wrong! What’s your worst horror story? How do you deal with a crisis when it happens?

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071 – Dojo Universe Podcast – The Top 50 Tunes Everyone Should Know

Date of Original Live Show: October 16th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: This week, we’re going to try something different. We’re going to poll our presenters and audience members and figure out the following – what are the top 50 tunes every piper and drummer should know? Sure, maybe we don’t have all the tunes playable yet, but should at least be able to whistle them! This should be fun.

Here are the results, by the way!

1. Scotland the Brave
2. Amazing Grace
3. Flowers of the Forrest
4 Highland Cathedral
5 Going Home
6 Green Hills of Tyrol
7 When the Battle’s O’er
8 Murdo’s Wedding
9 Lochanside
10 Barren Rocks
11 Black Bear
12 Rowan Tree
13 Minstrel Boy
14 High Road To Gairloch
15 Brown Haired Maiden
16 Wings!
17 Balmoral
18 Bonnie Dundee
19 Steamboat?
20 Skye Boat Song
21 Scots wa Hae
22 Mairi’s Wedding
23 Highland Laddie

Slow Airs –
24 Mist Covered Mountains
25 Dark Island

2/4 Marches (4pts) –
26 Highland Wedding
27 Donald McLean’s Farewell to Oban
28 Conundrum
29 John MacDonald of Glencoe

Strathspeys (2 + 4 pts)
30 Orange and Blue
31 Susan MacLeod
32 Loudon’s Bonnie Woods and Braes
33 Maggie Cameron
34 Caber Feidh

Reels (Competiton Style)
35 Little Cascade
36 Mrs. MacPherson of Inveran

Short Reels
37 High Road to Linton
38 Mrs MacLeod of Raasay.

Jigs – 2 and 4 parts
39 Cork Hill
40 Rocking the Baby
41 Glasgow City Police Pipers
42 Paddy’s Leather Breeches

Classic Hornpipe –
43 Crossing the Minch
44 Train Journey North

6/8 Marches-
45 Angus MacKinnon
46 Dr. Ross 50th

Ceilidh Tunes –
47 Mason’s Apron
48 Clumsy Lover
49 Itchy Fingers
50 Steamtrain to Maillaig

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070 – Dojo Universe Podcast – Composing, Arranging, and Drum Scores for Pipe Bands

Date of Original Live Show: October 9th, 2013 at 12pm

Description: This week, with the help of our drumming counterparts, we’re going to talk a little bit about composing, arranging, and drum scores for pipe bands.What are the things we need to consider? What do we need to be careful NOT to do? Also, where do we get our inspiration?

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