Smashing. Shivers. Groovy. Grand.

Published: February 28, 2013
Smashing. Shivers. Groovy. Grand. Published: February 28, 2013

Michael Grey reviews Celtic Connections' Annual Piping Concert, this year the Strathclyde Police Pipe Band and Bagad Lorient ¨C a historic event as the final concert appearance by the legendary police pipe band under its current identity.

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Investigate and practice functional tuning within mid-sections. It makes complete sense, promotes consistency of sound and adds a whole new dimension to the ensemble of a band.
Scott Currie, SC Drumming, Uddingston, Scotland

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