Pipe-Major Angus MacDonald MBE: A pipes|drums Interview from the Archives

Published: October 31, 2009

The final part of our 1996 interview, in which Angus reflects on his life, his compositions and his future. A must-read.

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Pipe-Major Angus MacDonald MBE: A pipes|drums Interview from the Archives

Published: September 30, 2009

Part 2 of our four-part conversation with the late Pipe-Major Angus recorded in November 1996.

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Pipe-Major Angus MacDonald MBE: A pipes|drums Interview from the Archives

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Part 3: Piobaireachd, judging, MSRs, practicing, styles, exams . . . the candid 1996 conversation with the late, great piper

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