Argyllshire Gathering 3

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Often, pipers rehearse the test piece faster than they play it in competitive performance. On this track, the speed of the composition for ‘Argyllshire Gathering I’ is reduced two and half times in order to establish a stately pace and the mood of a doleful lament associated with the slowest renderings of piobaireachd.

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from Argyllshire Gathering, released April 9, 2013

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John Harvey Ceredigion, UK

Harvey is a historian of art, visual culture, and sound art, and also a sound- and visual-art practitioner. His research field is the visual and sonic culture of religion, principally. He explores non-iconic attitudes to visualization and sonic articulations of religion by engaging visual, textual, and audible sources, theological and cultural ideas, and systemic and audiovisualogical processes. ... more

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