The Wright stuff

Published: June 12, 2013
The Wright stuff Published: June 12, 2013

Bill Livingstone reviews the new, comprehensive analysis of ceol mor by the renowned Andrew Wright and finds a book that's required repeated reading by any serious student of piobaireachd.

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