Angus MacKinnon – DSR 6/8 pure brilliant simplicity

Published: June 30, 2011
Angus MacKinnon – DSR 6/8 pure brilliant simplicity Published: June 30, 2011

pipetunes.ca presents . . . Tune of the Month: "Angus MacKinnon" - Master piper Jim McGillivray looks at one of the greatest 6/8 marches of all-time, its composer Donald Shaw Ramsay and the man for whom the tune was named. Included are instructional examples and audio demonstrations, as well as tips for getting the most from this simple, but evocative, classic march.

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