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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 25Donald MacLeod’s “Knightswood Ceilidh” gets 3rd prize in composing contest; Hector MacLean wins with “The Knightswood Highlanders,” 1949. John D. Burgess gives recital in Copenhagen for Copenhagen Winter Competition, 1979.
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TIP OF THE DAY Write drum scores at about the same tempo that the tune will be played in competition. If a score is written when a piper is playing slowly, then the score may sound too busy and and will be hard to play at competition tempo. Michael Hunter, Toronto