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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 March 2013

Gary West explores the music of the master piper and composer John MacColl from Oban, creator of some of Scotland's best-loved 2/4 marches.

  • Playlist

    Titles: The Argyllshire Gathering, The Cameronian Rant, Charlie’s Welcome
    Artist: Angus MacColl
    BBC recording: Glenfiddich Championship, 1995

    Titles: Mrs John MacColl, Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque, Jeannie Carruthers
    Artist: Angus MacColl
    BBC recording: August 2005

    Titles: John MacColl’s Farewell to the Scottish Horse
    Artist: The 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band
    CD: Live in Concert in Ireland
    Label: Lismor LCOM 9012

    Titles: John MacFadyen of Melfort
    Artist: Angus MacColl
    BBC recording: July 1994

    Titles: Lament for Neil MacDonald of Dunach (ground)
    Artist: John MacFadyen
    BBC recording: February 1970

    Titles: The Clan MacColl, Susan MacLeod, John Morrison of Assynt House
    Artist: Stuart Liddell
    BBC recording: June 2001

    Titles: The Bottle’s Empty, Major Nickerson’s Fancy, Lady in the Bottle, Calliope House, The Eavesdropper, Haste to the Wedding
    Artist: Gordon Walker
    BBC recording: February 2000

    Titles: Lorient Mornings, La Grand Nuit du Port du Peche, Davie Webster’s 40th
    Artist: Gordon Duncan
    BBC recording: July 2001

    Titles: Dugald MacColl’s Farewell to France
    Artist: Jack Lee
    BBC recording: November 2001

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