Robert Mathieson: the pipes|drums Interview, Part 4

Published: August 31, 2008

The final installment of our exclusive interview with the Shotts pipe-major, who discusses mid-sections, pipe band size, the future of the World’s and much more

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TIP OF THE DAY
Drummers: When writing scores, collaborate with the pipe-major to ensure that the overall ensemble – the big key in a pipe band – is suitable to both corps. Then incorporate the mid-section.
Graham Kirkwood