Bagpipe Tunes for the 21st Century

Background to the songs

 

Tracks featured :

Cloghans

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "In the Home of my Ancestors" BFSCD 9704

Highland pipes with a reggae beat and rock band backing. Key of A major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic and electric guitars, bodhran, drums, bass, percussion, keyboards, highland pipes

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Music written by Gavin O'Loghlen

Stephenston 1875 - The Speculator's Waltz

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "Tasters and Tidbits" BFSCD 0103

Highland pipes in a swing waltz building to a full band ending. Key of A major.

 

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic & electric guitars, drums, percussion, bass, bodhran, keyboards, highland pipes

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Music written by Gavin O'Loghlen

 

Cerne Abbas

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "My Mother's Country" BFSCD 9806

Whistles, Uilleann and Highland pipes duet in an uptempo jig. Key of D and A major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic and electric guitars, drums, bass, percussion, bodhran, keyboards, D whistle, Highland pipes

Jack Brennan : Uilleann pipes

Daniel Seymour : Military snare

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Music written by Gavin O'Loghlen

 

And the Donkeys inherit the Earth

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "In the Home of my Ancestors" BFSCD 9704

Highland pipe reel with a rock band backing. Key of A major.

Gavin O'Loghlen :Acoustic 6 & 12 string guitars, electric guitar, drums, bass, percussion, bodhran, keyboards, highland bagpipes

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Music written by Gavin O'Loghlen

 

Hawker 1879 - The Scottish Shepherds

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "Tasters and Tidbits" BFSCD 0103

Didjeridu and Scottish Gaelic vocals with fiddles, whistles and Highland pipe ending. Keys of D, A & E major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic and electric guitars, drums, bass, percussion, keyboards, highland pipes, whistles, lead vocals

Angelee Theodoros : Vocals

Anne Dormer : Vocals

Harry Theodoros : Accordion

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Suzannah Graeber : Violin

Music and words written by Gavin O'Loghlen - Scottish translations : Seonaidh MacFhraing

 

 

Eviction 1849

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "In the Home of my Ancestors" BFSCD 9704

Highland pipe lament with accordion and string quartet. Key of E major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Keyboards, highland pipes

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Suzannah Graeber : Violin

Angelee Theodoros : Cello

Harry Theodoros : Accordion

Anne Dormer : Fretless bass

Music written by Gavin O'Loghlen

 

Dun Trodden Broch

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "My Mother's Country" BFSCD 9806

Female vocals with Uilleann and Highland pipes duet in a slow and lyrical song. Key of D major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic guitars, drums, bass, percussion, bodhran, keyboards,

Highland pipes, vocals

Angelee Theodoros : Lead vocals

Jack Brennan : Uilleann pipes

Daniel Seymour : Military snare

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Suzannah Graeber : Violin

Music and words written by Gavin O'Loghlen

Ballinskelligs Bay

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "In the Home of my Ancestors" BFSCD 9704

Male vocals with Small, Northumbrian, Uilleann and Highland pipes. Keys of C, D & A major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic 6 & 12 string guitars, electric guitar, drums, bass, percussion, keyboards, highland pipes, small pipes, whistle, lead vocals

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Jacqui Yeo : Vocals

Jack Brennan : Northumbrian pipes, uillean pipes

Malachy O'Reilly : Voice

Music & words written by Gavin O'Loghlen

 

Housesteads - Hadrian's Wall

Gavin O'Loghlen & Cotters Bequest

From the album "My Mother's Country" BFSCD 9806

Female vocals in a powerful song with Highland pipes and drums ending. Keys of D & A major.

Gavin O'Loghlen : Acoustic and electric guitars, drums, bass, percussion, bodhran,keyboards, kalimba, vocals, F whistle, bagpipes

Stephanie Graeber : Violin

Daniel Seymour : Military snare

Anne Dormer : Vocals

Angelee Theodoros : Lead vocals

Music and words written by Gavin O'Loghlen

 

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