Bute Highland Games

August 23, 2014
Rothesay, Bute, United Kingdom

How to Enter Any Band or Drum Major wishing to enter the competition should in the first instance contact: Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch of the RSPBA 45 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ Telephone +44(0)141 221 5414 Fax +44(0)141 221 1561 www.RSPBA.co.uk Entries normally close by the end of July.

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October 26, 1991Alasdair Gillies wins first Glenfiddich title, Blair Atholl.
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Rests/silence can be extremely effective in drum scores. Medleys written with little or no rests can sound bland and monotonous.
Michael Hunter, Toronto

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