“Diggers Requiem” performance in Amiens, France

When John Grant penned his piobaireachd “Lament for the Pipers Who Fell In the War” on 28 December 1918, he published it in his anthology to “The Pipes of War” he co-authored with Bruce Seaton.  How honoured he would be to know that now this Lament is being heard by thousands.  The tune was discovered […]

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Introducing the personal letters to John Grant

Friends, Thanks to the descendants of Pipe-Major John Grant I have photographs of many letters he received from functionaries in the Royal Household of the United Kingdom thanking him for gifts, illustrated brochures of his original compositions, collections of bagpipe music, and the like. I believe these have historical value, for many are the product […]

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New Articles! New Music!

Greetings! My latest articles “A Noble Pursuit: The Early Works of John Grant” and “John Grant’s “Windsor Marches” have been added to the “References” page. On June 28th, 2011 I made a presentation at the North American Academy of Piping and Drumming (Valle Crucis, NC) about  John MacRae’s March, composed in 1942 to honor the memory of […]

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