OT: 7 July 1909 – Unsigned “Honouring General Thomason” [Article]

 Honouring General Thomason from The Oban Times of July 7th, 1909  The committee which organised the recognition of Major-General Thomason’s services to pipe music have every reason to feel gratified with the splendid response to their proposal, as the album, containing an illuminated address, with almost 800 signatures of admirers from all over the country, […]

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Unknown: 14 December 1961 – Unsigned “Bagpipe Music MSS. Fetch £250”

Unknown, 14 December, 1961 Bagpipe Music MSS. Fetch £250  Original manuscripts of bagpipe music by John Grant were sent to Christie’s presale yesterday from an unnamed source. The manuscripts formed the authors own complete collection of his works, many of which have previously been published in “Piobaireachd: Its Origin in Construction.”1 The manuscripts were illustrated […]

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OT: 6 December 1947 – Unsigned “The Royal Wedding March”

The Oban Times, 6 December, 1947 The Royal Wedding March  In accordance with ancient Scottish custom, a bagpipe tune entitled “Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth’s Wedding March” has been written to mark the occasion of the Princess’s recent wedding. She has been pleased to accept the tune which was presented in the form of a […]

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ED: 21 May 1929 – Unsigned [Royal Piobaireachd]

The Evening Dispatch, 21 May, 1929 The Duke and Duchess of York have been pleased to accept an original Piobaireachd, entitled “Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York’s Welcome to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.” The piobaireachd seeks to commemorate the Royal visit together with the important Union of the Churches of Scotland, thus […]

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ED: 21 November 1947 – Unsigned [Article about Royal Wedding March]

The Dispatch, 21 November, 1947 In accordance with ancient Scottish custom for national events such as the Royal Wedding, a bagpipe tune has been composed entitled “her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth’s Wedding March.” The Princess has accepted the MSS. bound in Royal blue leather from the composer, Mr. John Grant of Groathill Avenue, Craigleith, who tells […]

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EN: 20 November 1947 – Unsigned “Wedding March for Bagpipes”

The Edinburgh Evening News, 20 November, 1947 Wedding March for Bagpipes  Princess Elizabeth has accepted the manuscript of a bagpipe tune composed by Mr. John Grant (71), 35 Groathill Avenue, Craigleith, Edinburgh, and entitled, “Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth’s Wedding March.” This is the fourth Royal wedding March which Mr. Grant has composed.

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