Mark Saul Band
This page is where you can view short movies of Mark and the band.
The movies are in QuickTime format. If you have trouble playing them, try downloading the latest QuickTime player here.
Live video :
Mark Saul Band at Celtic Connections 2005
MPEG 4 Video (3 mins, 26 Mb)
Electronic Instrument Video:
Short demonstration videos of the new electronic instrument invented by Mark and featured in the 2005 Piping Today article which can be found here.
The videos are excerpts from an interview with Mark
recorded by internet bagpipe TV station Hi-pe.tv in 2001.
Interview part 1 (3 mins, 4.5 Mb)
Mark's sources of inspiration, and influences in composition.
Interview part 2 (3 mins, 4.3 Mb)
Non-bagpipe influences, and the limitations and joys of the instrument.
Interview part 3 (2.5 mins, 3.0 Mb)
Modes and musical keys in bagpipe tunes, and bagpipe "suites".
Interview part 4 (3 mins, 2.6 Mb)
Methods for writing bagpipe "suites".
Interview part 5 (1.5 mins, 1.6 Mb)
Where bapipes could progress to...
Interview part 6 (1.5 mins, 2.6 Mb)
"Traditional" was once modern...