Harry McNulty: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 1

Published: February 28, 2011
Harry McNulty: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 1 Published: February 28, 2011

One of the nicest guys ever to put on a pipe band kilt is also one of the most successful leaders. pipes|drums checks in with the venerable and accomplished Harry McNulty of Edinburgh, former Pipe-Major of the Grade 1 Lothian & Borders Police, British Caledonian Airways and Power of Scotland / ScottishPower pipe bands, a respected teacher and a redoubtable adjudicator who always seems to have a good work and a humourous quip for everyone and everything. Includes video footage from the interview.

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TIP OF THE DAY
Often the strong accent is more suited to the third beat in strathspeys, not the first. Do not fixate on the medium and weak accents. If your strong one is dominant and in the right place the others will fall musically in the proper place with the correct level of accent.
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