OT: 1 September 1923 – Spaidsearachd Clann Domhnuill “Piobaireachd Playing”



The Oban Times, 1 September 1923

Piobaireachd Playing

24th August, 1923

Sir, What I maintain is that you sometimes find a lad at 18 years can play piobaireachd infinitely better than some men who have grown old in the attempt. Therefore, youth should not be saddled with any unfair handicap, and it appears as though my contention was fully realized in the old days, when, as your correspondent “Amateur Piper,” says Sandy Cameron was awarded the first prize for piobaireachd at the Northern Meeting when only seventeen years old. With this case to support me, and I am sure there are many more, I think I am justified in my contention. –I am, etc.,

Spaidsearachd Clann Domhnuill

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