Building harmony: a pipes|drums Feature Series

Published: March 31, 2009

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe-Major Richard Parkes begins the subscribers-only series with a discussion of the placement of harmony in medleys to gain the best musical effect for listeners, complete with numerous audio examples

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