OT: 3 April 1926 – Another Correspondent [Piper’s Challenge Review]

The Oban Times, 3 April, 1926

Another correspondent writing of the meeting states:–” Mr. Grant led off by stating that the MacCrimmons wrote the double A and also played it. He (Mr. Grant) had been taught to play it and he contended that it was correct. The truth is, I suppose, that the MacCrimmons had no written music and that mistakes in the staff had crept in which had been corrected in their playing by artistes of the bagpipes. Mr. Grant, it seems, desires to adhere to Angus Mackay’s book whether the tune is artistic or not. The function was rather an aimless one and had no practical result.