A Boys’ Brigade Collection of Bagpipe Music

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All funds from this book go towards the Boys’ Brigade, the movement formed by Sir William Smith in Glasgow in 1883. It has been compiled by John Shone, piper and former Pipe Major fo the 5th Croydon Company. The book is a high quality fold flat A4 portrait production. It runs to 70 pages with 40 tunes of which four are piobaireachd. Mr Shone is an active member of the Piobaireachd Society. There are tunes by former BB boys, Donald MacPherson and Robert Wallace plus some by the author and P/M JB Robertson one of his teachers. The book has an impressive number of Boys Brigade band photographs including the 214 Glasgow (P/M Ian McLellan, Robert Wallace), the 1st St Andrews, the 139 Glasgow (where Seumas MacNeill and Thomas Pearston of the College of Piping were taught), the 1st Hawick, the 1st Port Glasgow, the 1st Troon and of course the 5th Croydon.

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