Archival Tune: Highland Games Documentary

2014 Jul

Since the Glengarry Highland Games are in only a few weeks (already!), this month the Archival Tune will be a short audio documentary on the Games. It features explanations of the highland dancing and piping competitions as well as the sporting events. It is not known what year this documentary was produced. This recording was […]

Archival Tune: Rev. John MacPhail

2014 Jun

This month we return to the fiddle as the Tune of the Month features Rev. John MacPhail. A native of St. Andrew’s, his first fiddle teacher was his father, Roderick. His passion for music led him to form several groups, namely a band composed of his family members and, later on, the St. Finnan’s Orchestra. […]