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Published: December 31, 2008

William Donaldson reviews ‘Dance to the Piper: The Highland Bagpipe in Nova Scotia’ by Barry Shears

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Drummers: Relatively speaking, compared with a practice pad, a soft tap on a drum will sound fairly loud unless it is exaggerated. To get a light sound on a drum you have to play extra quiet.
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