Hey Pipers. What do you think of Catherine Ashcroft?
This is mainly directed at aficionados of the Uilleann pipes, but all replies are welcome, but I am, mostly looking for "expert" opinion.
I live the Irish and Scottish pipes but am far from an expert and not a player.
I ran across this gal Catherine Ashcrofton on Youtube.
I was very impressed, but I wondered what some knowledgable players and listeners would think.
Is she pretty traditional?
Are some of her techniques more modern?
What do you think of her interpretation/performance as a musician?
Other comments about her as a musician and piper.
If you have the patience, please listen to both tunes as they show different skills.
Catherine Ashcrofton: Táimse im’ Chodladh / King of the Pipers
Thanks so much for your comments.