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The word “Canntaireachd” means “singing” in Gaelic, but rather than this general definition, for pipers it has come to mean the singing of Piobaireachd.

Canntaireachd is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Canntaireachd books and related discussion.

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each note and embellishment known as canntaireachd (pronounced Canntaireachd) or more commonly by a less formal style adopted by each piper.
Gesto Canntaireachd
canntaireachd 'as verbally taught by the M Crummen pipers...
musical traditions
both staff notation and in canntaireachd (pronounced - canterrock).
Mantroch paper vilnius
This is called canntaireachd, meaning 'sung music' in Gaelic.
The playful essence of ceòl mór
out the beauty of these older texts, his fine bagpipe, and the clarity of his embellishments are uplifting to hear.

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Canntaireachd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Highland Sessions: canntaireachd - YouTube
Canntaireachd Tutor? - Bob Dunsire Bagpipe Forums
The first two, maybe three piobaireachd society books have the canntaireachd for the tunes.
Canntaireachd : articulate music, dedicated to the Islay Association
Ebook and Texts Archive > National Library of Scotland > Canntaireachd : articulate music, dedicated to the Islay Association, by J.F.
Canntaireachd - The Murray Pipes and Drums of Gothenburg

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