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Hamish Moore: School of Traditional Song, Music and Dance

Hamish Moore: School of Traditional Song, Music and Dance

presentation in Palazzo Pancrazi of Hamish and the School

Càirdeas nam Pìobairean (Hamish Moore’s organisation, The Fellowship of Pipers) presented the 2017 School of Traditional Scots and Gaelic Song, Music and Dance in Barga. Hamish Moore  established a similar school, “Ceòlas”, in the heartland of Gaelic culture on The Hebridean island of South Uist twenty years ago. The coined name, Ceòlas is a combination of […]

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Hamish Moore preparing for the Barga School of Scottish Music 2013

Hamish Moore preparing for the Barga School of Scottish Music 2013

Isn’t it nice when old friends turn up suddenly out of the blue?  An old friend and colleague of giornaledibarganews  arrived in Barga this week for a very short visit before once again disappearing into the distance –  the piper and pipemaker Hamish Moore, who has been nurturing affiliations with Barga since he was musician-in-residence […]

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Gala Concert – Scottish Music Song and Dance

Gala Concert – Scottish Music Song and Dance

There are more than 50 students and tutors in the city this week for the first ever Barga School of Scottish Music Song and Dance. The school, held from 20-27 June in the Tuscan hill town these days regarded as the most Scottish town in Italy, due to the large volume of emigration from the […]

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How the bells tolled – Hamish Moore

How the bells tolled – Hamish Moore

“It was in Aristos one cold morning in April and there were the four of us, Aristo, Marino, Keane and myself. The door was closed to the miserable cold and wet mountain air. (“fredoliiiiiinnnnnnnno” echoed round my ears as the lovely old lady sang out with a tortured painfulness in Fornaceto one morning of that […]