Pipe Tunes of WW1

4699826780_70526d01b6_oThink you know all about the music associated with the terrible conflict that came to be known as the Great War? In this, the centenary of the outbreak of the war that cost hundreds of pipers’ lives, the Scottish Pipers’ Association began a series of lectures on these brave men and their music. With assistance from the National Lottery Fund, the Association commissioned noted military author Colin Campbell to look in-depth at the subject. They then asked some of the top pipers in the world to play the tunes, many of them never heard before in public, at a series of concert recitals held in the College of Piping. Check out our History pages for more……