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Fête de la musique Genève
June 21, 2014
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Iain Speirs wins 3 events at SPA Amateur contest, Glasgow.
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Pipers: Always play your pipes for a wee while to get warm air into them before determining whether your skin or hide bag needs to be seasoned.
Brian Donaldson, Inveran Bagpipes, Edinburgh
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