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Bagpipes  
Gregefalk Bagpipe Music A web collection of tunes for the great highland bagpipe. Tunes are in PDF, MP3 and CEP formats.
Andrew Lenz's Bagpipe Journey Excellent reference site for all aspects of bagpiping. Useful to pipers of all levels.
Bagpipe Web Directory Comprehensive list of all things bagpipe-related. Check out the Forum too.
Piping Centre Centre of bagpiping excellence. Runs distance-learning and online courses etc.
The College of Piping, Scotland Another centre of bagpiping excellence in the same city! Home of Piping Times.
ViperPiper Has a large searchable database of bagpipe tunes in several formats. Good forum too.
Piper & Drummer Home of that well known publication. Online articles and tunes in PDF and MP3 format.
History of Bagpipes in Theater Some really interesting information and links about the bagpipes and its history.

Pipe Band Drumming  
The Drummers' Nest For Scottish Side, Tenor and Bass drumming method.
   
Whistle, Flute etc.  
Virtual Session Interactive tunes! (Whistle, flute, smallpipes, guitar etc...). Music can be printed. Practice a tune, grab a Guinness and join in - GREAT FUN!
Chaff & Fipple Popular Whistle and Flute site, with forums.
The Session Extremely useful, searchable, tune resource. Tunes are in ABC format. Also has a forum where tune variants are described and their history and origins are discussed.
Nigel Gatherer's Traditional Music Site Excellent whistle tutorial with midi and notation examples. Also a good tune resource for whistle and other instruments.
The Wandering Whistler Music Archives Lots of Traditional music can be found here.
A Guide to the Irish Flute For help with learning Irish Flute.
The Flow For Flute information and tunes in ABC format.
West Coast Whistle Co. Home of Elf Song Whistles. Beautiful handmade whistles at low prices. Including one with GHB fingering. I can't rave enough about these whistles! I own two of them.

Bodhrán  
Bodhrán Beginners' Guide Explains the fundamentals of Bodhrán technique and instrument selection.
   
Music Workshops & Gatherings in Scotland  
Fèisean nan Gàidheal Gateway site of the Fèis movement throughout Scotland. Events and tuition in all traditional 'Celtic' instruments. Strong emphasis on the Gaelic (Gàidhlig) music tradition.
Celtic Connections Very large annual Celtic Music festival held in Glasgow each year. Workshops, performances by well known musicians of the 'Celtic' and other traditions.
Sessions & Clubs Where to find regular sessions and music clubs in the Highlands and throughout Scotland.
   
Learning Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)  
Air Splaoid (BBC Alba) Friendly online course for beginners with sound, Flash animations etc. The easy way to learn Gaelic.
Beag air Bheag Another friendly online course for absolute beginners with Flash or HTML options.

Pipe Bands
Haddington Pipe Band An award-winning community pipe band from Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.
Oxford Caledonian Pipes & Drums A pipe band based in Oxford, England.
Pipes & Drums Geneva A very international pipe band. This website contains some nice music, drum scores and exercises, as well as some basic lessons.
City of Bristol Pipes & DrumsA Highland pipe band based in Bristol, England.

Useful Software
FlexiMusic Audio Editor Really good value software for Windows, including Vista. Multi-track composing, audio editing  and mixing for adults - and for kids!

Audacity Deceptively powerful (free) audio editor and recorder. An invaluable tool.

Other
Black Dog Mastering Studio Offering CD Mastering, Mixing, Transferring and Restoration Services. You may upload or transfer your music files direct to their server, or send your cd to them through the mail.
Piano lessons Online, 
Piano DVDs & Books
Tammys Learn Jazz, Blues piano lessons via DVD & Piano Books
Hand Drum - Djembe AfricanDrum
Bali-treasures.com providing Djembes, African Drums and Handrums made in Bali, Indonesia.