Bagpipe Concerto

This unique Concerto for Highland Bagpipe and Orchestra possesses a charm that delights listeners and musicians. This three movement, classically conceived work is the only such full concerto for Scottish Highland Bagpipes of which we know. It is approximately 15 min. long and is in three movements: 1)   Prologue – 3/4 Largo, 6/8 March – Moderato 2)   Air – 3/4 Andante 3)   Jig – 9/8 Allegro. (A new longer 3rd movement includes a cadenza in the form of a short piobaireachd. This is not on the first video below)

Orchestration: 1+1,2,2,2  4230 3perc., str.

1 piccolo, 1 flute, 2 oboi, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 percussion, strings.
Kevin Weed is glad to assist as performer or coach for this unique piece.

Please Contact Me to purchase printable PDFs.

  • Full score and all parts, including solo bagpipe – $150
  • Piano reduction – $15
  • Solo bagpipe part alone – free on request; just ask by Contacting Me.

Play the videos below and follow the music with these view-able samples:
Bagpipe Concerto Score       Solo part

Brazil, 2018.

Premiere concert in 1989

Solo Bagpipe Part

[pdf 604 700]


[pdf 604 700]