Possible new G.S. McLennan photo highlights “The Iron Division” 2/4 march

Published: January 31, 2011

pipetunes.ca presents . . . Tune of the Month: “The Iron Division.” Master piper Jim McGillivray uncovers what could be a previously unidentified photo of the great G.S. McLennan and discusses the nuances and history of the classic light 2/4 march – an excellent competition tune for an amateur piper. Included in the article is a scan of the original G.S. manuscript of the tune, as well as sound files of different renditions of the composition.

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