Tag: Donald McPhedran’s Collection of Bagpipe Music

Piping 100 years ago: 1923 part two

Piping 100 years ago: 1923 part two

The second part of Jeannie Campbell’s 1923 retrospective looks at the early summer months and finds reports on pipe band competitions and solo piping results from around the Games. There are also reports on two pipe bands from Inveraray; PM Willie Ross’s three-week visit to South Uist for piping tuition […]

Piping 100 years ago: 1923 part one

Piping 100 years ago: 1923 part one

By JEANNIE CAMPBELL MBE • PART 1 • JAN to APRIL 1923 Looking back one hundred years to 1923 shows that some events were similar to those of today but there were many differences. In 1923 the piping world had to rely on word of mouth or the newspapers to […]