Well connected

Published: February 29, 2012

Bob Worrall reviews the annual Piping Concert at Celtic Connections, this year with Lothian & Borders Police and Spirit of Scotland on a double-bill at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on January 28th.

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TIP OF THE DAY
Piping teachers: For a young piper’s pipes 1. tie the drones 3 or 4 inches apart. 2. Get the smallest mouthpiece you can or get the blowstick cut shorter. 3. Insist on a small bag – this will get the student learning how to blow the bagpipe correctly from the start.
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