Famous Pipers: Donald MacPherson Part 3

We continue with our feature on the great Donald MacPherson with a sound recording of his playing included in the article. In part three, Donald concentrates his comments on his bagpipe sound and how he managed to achieve it. Click the links below for free access to this historic series:

Donald MacPherson Part 1
Donald MacPherson Part 2
Donald MacPherson Part 3

Donald is pictured above in 1980 in George Square, Glasgow, after winning the ‘Piper Above All Others’ title at the prestigious Scotway competition held in the City Chambers.

Reminder: Blair Atholl Games this Sunday. First results here ASAP. Check out the comprehensive Guide to the Games for other solo contests and also the July Pipe Band magazine for a full run down on band competitions and championships.